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Women more likely to be living kidney donors in U.S.
March 8, 2018The decline in donations from men was most marked from lower income groups. Read More >


Living in sunnier climes could reduce risk of MS
March 8, 2018Professor Helen Tremlett, in the Division of Neurology, examined sun exposure over the lifespan. Read More >


International Women’s Day
March 8, 2018In recognition of International Women’s Day, meet a few of our many faculty members who are leading the way in research and education. Read More >


UBC expands research into healthy aging with $24 million gift
March 7, 2018The donation from Edwin S.H. Leong is the largest gift that the Faculty of Medicine has ever received from an individual. Read More >


UBC leads Canadian pancreatic cancer research initiative
March 6, 2018The $5 million project will sequence metastatic pancreatic tumours of 400 patients, looking to see if the primary cancers genetically differ from metastatic cancers. Read More >


Strict eating schedule can lower Huntington disease protein in mice
March 6, 2018By limiting eating to a certain period each day, Faculty of Medicine scientists stimulated the cellular process of cleaning out debris and recycling proteins. Read More >


New UBC public health program will train Indigenous health leaders
March 2, 2018The new program, representing the first of its kind in Canada, aims to address health inequities by training Indigenous health leaders working in communities across the country. Read More >


UBC medical students celebrate match day milestone
March 1, 2018On March 1, fourth-year UBC medical students gathered to celebrate the results of the first round of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). Read More >


An under-the-radar immune cell shows potential in fight against cancer
February 22, 2018ILC2 cells were discovered as a major player in asthma. Wilf Jefferies found they may also stop cancer from metastasizing. Read More >


Vancouver part of multi-million-dollar Healthy Cities project
February 21, 2018Vancouver and four other cities will be examined for ways to reduce health inequities through better development and service delivery. Read More >

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