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Faculty members awarded CIHR funding to investigate under-researched areas in women’s health
March 5, 2020The grant will enable faculty members to advance clinical research in women’s health, while building capacity in the next generation of women’s health clinician-researchers. Read More >


International Women’s Day
March 5, 2020Meet some of the outstanding women in the Faculty of Medicine. Read More >


Match Day 2020: UBC medical students celebrate milestone on journey to becoming a doctor
March 3, 2020Learn more about what’s next for a few members of the class of 2020. Read More >


Genetic variants place Asians at higher risk of side effects to common medications
March 3, 2020A new study by UBC medical student Cody Lo reveals just how serious the side effects can be from commonly prescribed drugs for gout through to depression. Read More >


UBC researcher helping with global response to coronavirus
February 28, 2020Dr. Srinivas Murthy discusses the outcome of the World Health Organization forum and his role in helping combat the outbreak. Read More >


Pilot clinical trial in China to test UBC researcher’s findings as a targeted therapy for COVID-19
February 25, 2020APN01, a drug made by Apeiron Biologics and developed based on the work of UBC’s Josef Penninger, is already shown to block viral spread in SARS. Read More >


UBC’s Dr. Bruce Vallance receives federal funding to advance microbiome research
February 24, 2020Dr. Vallance and his team will look specifically at the role of microbes in inflammatory bowel diseases among youth. Read More >


UBC researchers awarded more than $1M to tackle aggressive bone cancer in children
February 19, 2020Dr. Mads Daugaard and Dr. Poul Sorensen are employing novel strategies to target Ewing sarcoma. Read More >


Peer mentorship programs vital for supporting women leaving prison
February 18, 2020New Faculty of Medicine research underscores the value of peer mentorship programs in navigating the transition from prison back into the community. Read More >


Michael Law recognized with inaugural award from the Harvard School of Medicine
February 13, 2020His study ultimately demonstrated that deductibles had a significant impact on drug use for lower-income populations in B.C. Read More >

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