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Dr. Wendy Norman receives inaugural SOGC Mentorship Award
December 17, 2020The award was announced by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. Read More >


UBC’s Kastrup Lab receives $2.3m USD to launch projects treating soldiers suffering from uncontrolled bleeding
December 16, 2020This work is especially relevant to soldiers in combat scenarios. Read More >


Pregnant women with COVID-19 at increased risk of hospitalization, ICU admission and early labour
December 14, 2020Early findings suggest transmission to infants is rare. Read More >


COVID-19 simulation guide supports rural health care response
December 10, 2020New training protocols, co-developed by UBC’s Dr. Jared Baylis, are building confidence among front-line staff Read More >


UBC scientists partner with Microsoft to develop next generation of cancer imaging and treatment tools
December 8, 2020Using AI, the research team aims to transform cancer detection in B.C. and beyond. Read More >


UBC researchers investigate COVID-19 staffing policies at long-term care homes
December 7, 2020Researchers will explore how residents, their families, and staff have been impacted by pandemic policies. Read More >


New national survey finds Canadians’ mental health eroding as pandemic continues
December 3, 2020New data has been released by the Canadian Medical Health Association in partnership with UBC researchers. Read More >


Peanut allergy treatment significantly lowers risk of life-threatening reactions in preschoolers
December 3, 2020After one year of treatment, nearly 80 per cent of study participants could eat 15 peanuts without a reaction Read More >


B.C. youth help guide mental health research at UBC
December 3, 2020New UBC initiative engages youth with lived experience to help inform mental health and substance use research. Read More >


Researchers testing children across B.C. for COVID-19 antibodies
December 1, 2020A new research project is examining the role babies, children, teens and young adults play in transmission of the novel coronavirus. Read More >

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