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‘Sounds and Science’ unites music with scientific research from Vienna to Vancouver
November 6, 2019Vienna Philharmonic musicians and top UBC scientists spark novel insights at event on Nov. 30. Read More >


Cannabis could help alleviate depression and suicidality among people with PTSD
November 5, 2019New research suggests cannabis may be helping Canadians cope with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. Read More >


Birth control options out of reach for many low-income women
November 5, 2019Many young women face high risk of unintended pregnancy due to the high cost of contraceptive methods. Read More >


Cyber patients are training the world’s future doctors
November 4, 2019How a made-at-UBC technology could shape the future of medical education. Read More >


Patients with mood, anxiety disorders share abnormalities in brain’s control circuit
October 30, 2019The regions of the brain are involved in emotional and cognitive control. Read More >


Faculty of medicine members receive 2019 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Awards
October 24, 2019The funding competitions are Innovation to Commercialization, Convening and Collaborating and Reach. Read More >


Sophia Frangou appointed UBC President’s Excellence Chair in Brain Health
October 22, 2019Her research focuses on uncovering pathophysiological processes underlying psychosis, with emphasis on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Read More >


Psychiatry professor Erin Michalak receives 2019 Douglas Utting Prize
October 22, 2019The award honours her major contribution to the awareness and treatment of depression. Read More >


Vaginal tearing: why are episiotomies down despite some benefits?
October 21, 2019A new study suggests that when it comes to births assisted by forceps or vacuum, the declining rate of episiotomies in Canada warrants a closer look. Read More >


B.C.’s school-based HPV immunization program cuts pre-cancer rates by more than half
October 16, 2019HPV has been identified as the cause of almost all cervical cancers. Read More >

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