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Stem cell-based treatment produces insulin in patients with Type 1 diabetes
December 2, 2021Could one day eliminate dependence on insulin injections. Read More >


Minnie Teng awarded grant for artificial intelligence healthcare project
December 2, 2021Teng is a medical student and clinical instructor in the department of occupational science and occupational therapy. Read More >


Delaying second dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine produces stronger immune response
November 30, 2021UBC-led study is first in North America to examine the timing between doses. Read More >


AI technology identifies viable COVID-19 medication prototypes
November 30, 2021Vancouver Prostate Centre researchers pivot their expertise to support pandemic response. Read More >


Understanding TikTok’s impacts on public health
November 26, 2021UBC researchers call for global research agenda into the influential video-sharing app. Read More >


UBC medical student pitches in during devastating flood
November 25, 2021Unexpected stopover in Hope leads to unique learning experience. Read More >


Extreme heat is a threat to a wider range of people than we thought
November 25, 2021New UBC research finds especially pronounced risks among young and middle-aged adults. Read More >


New commentary confirms flaws in study that shaped current breast cancer screening guidelines
November 23, 2021Researchers say trial results are unreliable and should not be used to inform policies on breast cancer screening. Read More >


Tuum Est! Fall Graduation 2021
November 22, 2021Congratulations to the Class of 2021. Read More >


Dr. Pieter Cullis awarded Prince Mahidol Award for ground-breaking work on lipid nanoparticles
November 17, 2021His research enabled the development of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and other life-saving medicines. Read More >

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