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Faculty of Medicine members receive $3.8M to pursue research in various natural sciences and engineering disciplines
June 25, 2020Nineteen Faculty of Medicine members were awarded funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Read More >


UBC faculty of medicine researchers receive nearly $14M in federal funding for COVID-19 research
June 25, 2020The latest investment supports COVID-19 research on drug research, obstetrics, medical imaging, Indigenous health and more. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine student awarded the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
June 24, 2020Céline Laumont, a postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Medical Genetics, is one of three UBC scholars awarded the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine students awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
June 24, 2020Eight Faculty of Medicine students are among 21 UBC scholars who were awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowship. Read More >


Wildfire smoke has immediate harmful health effects
June 24, 2020New UBC research finds exposure to wildfire smoke affects the body’s respiratory and cardiovascular systems almost immediately. Read More >


Heat may kill more people than previously reported
June 19, 2020Even moderately hot weather may actually be killing thousands, not hundreds as previously reported. Read More >


$1.5 million to develop a Canadian brain research strategy
June 18, 2020A new research network, co-led by UBC’s Dr. Judy Illes, will advance brain research to improve the quality of life for Canadians with brain illnesses. Read More >


Tuum Est! Graduation 2020
June 17, 2020Congratulations to the Class of 2020. Read More >


Falling childhood asthma rates linked to declining use of unnecessary antibiotics
June 17, 2020A new study suggests that careful antibiotic use in children under the age of one is important to help preserve the diversity and abundance of healthy gut bacteria. Read More >


New test paves the way for tailored treatment of deadliest form of ovarian cancer
June 17, 2020UBC faculty of medicine researchers have led an international team in developing a new test to better diagnose different types of ovarian cancer. Read More >

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