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Three faculty members awarded the 2020 CAME Certificate of Merit Award
January 6, 2021Drs. Cary Cuncic, Parvathy Nair and Theresa van der Goes, will be celebrated at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education Virtual AGM. Read More >


New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities
January 6, 2021The new partnership will offer free online health resources, coaching and peer-to-peer support for Canadians during the pandemic. Read More >


New research highlights the importance of a forgotten organ in ensuring healthy pregnancies
December 23, 2020An international research team led by UBC has uncovered the importance of the thymus in preventing miscarriage and diabetes in pregnant women. Read More >


How to boost your mental health over the holidays
December 21, 2020Six strategies to help you get through December amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >


Made-in-Canada method of producing life-saving radioisotopes receives Health Canada approval
December 18, 2020This landmark development will usher in a new era for patients in Canada and around the world. Read More >


A bit of stress might not be so good for us after all
December 18, 2020A new study found even mild stress may harm most people’s executive functions. Read More >


Three Faculty of Medicine researchers reappointed as Canada Research Chairs
December 17, 2020Drs. Jason Barton, Michael Law and Don Sin have been renewed as Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) in recognition of excellence in their respective fields of study. Read More >


Cannabis could reduce fentanyl use, reduce overdose risk
December 17, 2020New research suggest cannabis could improve treatment outcomes for people in care for opioid addiction. Read More >


Dr. Wendy Norman receives inaugural SOGC Mentorship Award
December 17, 2020The award was announced by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. Read More >


UBC’s Kastrup Lab receives $2.3m USD to launch projects treating soldiers suffering from uncontrolled bleeding
December 16, 2020This work is especially relevant to soldiers in combat scenarios. Read More >

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