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On-scene care saves more lives than transporting cardiac arrest patients to hospital​
October 14, 2020UBC’s Dr. Brian Grunau weighs in on the findings of his new study on treating cardiac arrests. Read More >


Drawing closer to COVID-19 treatment breakthrough
October 13, 2020A new clinical trial led by Dr. Josef Penninger may uncover a treatment method for COVID-19 that could save countless lives worldwide Read More >


The psychological toll of the pandemic – Will we ever shake hands again?
October 9, 2020Dr. Lakshmi Yatham explores the psychological toll of COVID-19 and offers his advice on combatting stress and anxiety as society adapts to the new normal. Read More >


UBC recognizes four of Canada’s top health researchers
October 7, 2020Nada Jabado of McGill University is among the recipients of this year's prizes. Read More >


Nearly half of parents willing to accept less rigorous testing of COVID-19 vaccine
October 6, 2020A new study from researchers at UBC’s faculty of medicine surveyed more than 2,500 families from around the world. Read More >


Six Faculty of Medicine researchers elected as Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
October 5, 2020Drs. Allison Eddy, Raymond Lam, Lakshmi Yatham, David Huntsman, Lori Brotto and Peter Zandstra were selected to join as Fellows for 2020. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine researchers receive Partnership Engage Grants funding
October 5, 2020This funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council supports researchers working with businesses and community partners across Canada. Read More >


Spinal cord injury research at UBC receives $48M grant
October 1, 2020The five-year project will revolutionize spinal cord injury treatments using innovative, implantable technologies. Read More >


Dr. Annalee Yassi recognized for COVID-19 project serving front line workers
September 30, 2020She received a medal from the Vancouver Medical, Dental and Allied Staff Association and Vancouver Physician Staff Association. Read More >


2020 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients
September 30, 2020Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. Read More >

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