The 2019 Friedman Award for Scholars in Health recipients
July 2, 2019Medical resident Aalia Sachedina is among the eight recipients. Read More >

Uncontrolled asthma could cost U.S. economy more than $963 billion in the next 20 years
June 28, 2019New study co-authored by Mark FitzGerald estimates the medical costs of uncontrolled asthma combined with productivity losses due to sick days. Read More >

The Canadian HIV Trials Network receives $22.85M
June 26, 2019The investment will support research on prevention, treatment and developing a cure for HIV. Read More >

Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity to receive $1 million
June 25, 2019Led by Kate Shannon, the centre will test and evaluate a survivor-centric and trauma-informed approach to supporting survivors of gender-based violence. Read More >

Music students perform better in school than non-musical peers
June 24, 2019High school students who take music courses score significantly better on math, science and English exams than their non-musical peers, according to new UBC research. Read More >

Bruce McManus and Kimit Rai awarded Order of B.C.
June 20, 2019McManus and Rai are among 15 recipients and five from UBC to receive the honour this year. Read More >

Faculty of Medicine researchers among new and renewed Canada Research Chairs
June 18, 2019Over $275 million was invested for 346 new and renewed Chairs at 52 institutions across Canada. Read More >

UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes
June 17, 2019Reducing a protein in the fat cells of mice not only prevents onset of Type 2 diabetes but also appears to reverse the disease. Read More >

Low THC levels not linked to increased risk of car crashes
June 13, 2019New research led by Jeffrey Brubacher suggests that THC levels less than 5 ng/mL do not lead to increased risk of car crashes. Read More >

Building healthier communities
June 11, 2019School of Population and Public Health celebrates 10 years. Read More >

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