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Commonly used antibiotics may lead to heart problems
September 9, 2019Scientists have linked two types of heart problems and a commonly-prescribed class of antibiotics. Read More >


Carolina Tropini named as a 2019-2021 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar
September 5, 2019She has been named as one of fourteen inspiring early-career researchers named across five CIFAR research programs. Read More >


Kids in neighbourhoods with larger households less likely to be killed in residential fires
September 4, 2019Researchers examined data from B.C., Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario. Read More >


Strengthening communities through learning
September 3, 2019New student-led UBC Physical Therapy and Research Clinic opens on Vancouver campus. Read More >


Deborah Money receives lifetime achievement award for her contribution to improving women’s health
August 27, 2019The award recognizes Dr. Money for her outstanding contributions to scientific exchange, education and leadership in infectious diseases in women. Read More >


Scientists find possible prenatal origin for Alzheimer disease
August 27, 2019Newly discovered gene function may reduce cell death in Alzheimer disease and Down syndrome, according to research led by Weihong Song. Read More >


Science says when kids participate in team-based extracurricular activities, they have better mental health
August 26, 2019Extracurricular activities that nurture a sense of belonging with peers appear to bolster preteen’s mental health. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine members awarded more than $19 million in CIHR spring funding
August 22, 2019Thirty-six of the 382 projects awarded research grants are led by UBC researchers, more than any other institution in this round of funding. Read More >


Study finds lack of racial diversity in cancer drug clinical trials
August 16, 2019New research led by Jonathan Loree found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. Read More >


Dr. Edmond S. Chan receives 2019 Robyn Allen Leadership Award
August 15, 2019Dr. Chan recognized for his unique contribution to the lives of Canadians with food allergy. Read More >

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