Using a genetic signature, the test takes as little as an hour, speeding the time to treatment with aggressive antibiotics.
Michael Kobor is among four Canada Research Chairs receiving a boost in federal funding.
Professor Keith Walley has discovered that controlling levels of the human enzyme PCSK9 could be the difference between life and death for patients with severe sepsis.
Raymond Lam led the creation of MoodFx, a mobile friendly website for monitoring clinical depression and connecting with mental health providers.
Graduate student Stephanie Harvard, in the School of Population and Public Health, will represent UBC in the global 3 Minute Thesis competition.
UBC subspecialty residency training programs are equipping the next generation of doctors to help the wave of aging baby boomers.
There are still no genetic tests to diagnose or confirm a psychiatric condition, but Jehannine Austin hopes genetic research can lead to more targeted and effective treatments.
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Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Session
Oct 30 - Learn how to prevent breast cancer through health lifestyle changes.
NMO Information Day
Nov 1 - Information session for those interested in learning about neuromyelitis optica (NMO).
iCON Punjabi Health Forum
Nov 2 - A health forum to learn about diabetes and cardiovascular health complications.
Beat the Flu
Nov 4-27 - Free flu vaccinations for UBC staff, faculty and students.
Tumm Est: Leading Edge Medicine
Nov 20 - Educational and intellectual discussion focusing on cutting edge research and clinical outcomes benefitting patients now and in the future.