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CC on streetBreathing diesel exhaust causes changes “deep under the hood”December 18, 2014Chris Carlsten found that two hours of exposure altered the chemical "coating" of DNA. Read More

Midwifery studentsUBC Midwifery Program launches new Island CohortDecember 18, 2014Discover how the birth of a new education initiative aims to transform the landscape of maternity care across B.C. Read More

Water drop on skinUBC scientist discovers key to sun-induced skin agingDecember 16, 2014Genetically-engineered mice that lack a certain enzyme retain their youthful-looking skin. Read More

JJ screenshot_homepageFaculty of Medicine wins three Alzheimer’s grantsDecember 10, 2014Hear James Johnson, Christian Naus and Neil Cashman describe their investigations. Read More

ChA passion for exploration — first for diamonds, now for an Alzheimer’s cureDecember 5, 2014Chuck Fipke was spurred to action after learning the fate of his old friend, former B.C. Premier Bill Bennett. Read More

JC on road_homepageThe Medicine ManDecember 5, 2014How UBC put James Card on the road north, to a town that desperately needed him. Read More

Eaton girl tracing_homepageBrain changeDecember 5, 2014Lara Boyd explores whether an unorthodox curriculum has a neurological impact on children. Read More

DTES SRO_homepageA vision for the Downtown Eastside: Better eyesightDecember 5, 2014A gift from the Mr. and Mrs. P.A. Woodward's Foundation will enable the Faculty to provide more and better treatment for patients who sorely need it. Read More

L-R: Irene Bettinger and Judith "Max" Silverman in Neil Cashman's lab. Photo by Martin DeeFrom across a crowded room, a donor finds inspirationDecember 5, 2014The not-so-chance encounter that led Irene Bettinger to support neuroscientist Neil Cashman. Read More

Checkpoint LightsInvestigations + breakthroughsDecember 5, 2014The effect of stronger drunk driving laws; a broken barrier theory of ALS; the darker side of antibiotics. Read More