The two-way agreement aims to acclerate the development of new treatments for a variety of diseases.
The newer arthritis drugs, called biologics, are booming in popularity; they are also much costlier. Aslam Anis is part of a U.S.-Canadian team scrutinizing their effectiveness.
Alexander Rauscher, Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology, used frequency-based MRI scans to detect multiple sclerosis lesions in finer detail than ever before.
The agreement with UBC's Branch for International Surgery and an Ethiopian teaching hospital includes development of surgical training for students, residents and practicing physicians.
The School of Audiology and Speech Science seeks to foster Aboriginal understanding among its students -- in part by introducing students to Moe the Mouse.
UBC is one of five Canadian universities collaborating to develop the training program in interprofessional leadership.
Ruth Hoffman, a Faculty of Medicine financial manager, wins the Canadian Caring Award for organizing a Canadian-Uganda baseball exchange.
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Breast Cancer Prevention & Risk Assessment Clinic
June 18 - Free group session to learn how to prevent breast cancer through healthy lifestyle changes.
UBC Medical Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament
June 20 - An enjoyable day with 18 holes of golf, contests, dinner and prizes.
My Health My Community: Your Voice for a Healthier Community
June 27 - Co-organized by Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health and the UBC Faculty of Medicine, eHealth Strategy Office.
Breast Cancer Care Workshop
July 10 - A a 2-hour small group, case-based discussion workshop in Victoria.