Traffic pollution impairs brain function
January 24, 2023First-in-the-world study suggests that even brief exposure to air pollution has rapid impacts on the brain. Read More >

Natalie Strynadka appointed to UBC’s highest faculty honour: University Killam Professor
January 19, 2023The Professorship recognizes exceptional teachers and researchers who have received international recognition for their talents and achievements. Read More >

Charting a new course for MS treatment
January 19, 2023Research from the UBC Faculty of Medicine could stop the disease in its tracks — and even reverse its devastating effects. Read More >

Faculty of medicine members receive funding from UBC’s 2022 Partnership Recognition and Exploration fund
January 11, 2023Project topics include brain injury, harm reduction and hereditary cancer. Read More >

Breastfeeding babies can offset the risk of asthma from antibiotics
January 4, 2023New study shows that breastfeeding can protect infants from the risk of asthma due to antibiotic exposure. Read More >

UBC faculty of medicine community members appointed to the Order of Canada for December 2022
January 4, 2023Drs. Allen Eaves and Paula Gordon were honoured for their extraordinary contributions to the country. Read More >

Dr. Dermot Kelleher appointed to CIHR Standing Committee on Science
December 22, 2022The committee will advise CIHR Governing Council and help inform new directions in Canadian health research. Read More >

UBC researchers develop an improved hereditary cancer test
December 21, 2022The new test is the first to be able to determine which parent a cancer predisposing gene came from, promising to improve familial testing strategies. Read More >

Faculty of medicine researchers awarded BCKDF funding for health research
December 21, 2022Drs. Ilker Hacihaliloglu, Jessica McAlpine and Paul Yong were recipients of the funding. Read More >

How Dr. Lee-Anna Huisman advanced Indigenous community-based research and care
December 16, 2022Dr. Huisman’s research has had a profound impact on how genetic counsellors provide more culturally informed care. Read More >

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