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INSIDE-THE-OBRIENS-Final-Cover770Psychiatry fellow helps best-selling author with Huntington’s bookApril 16, 2015Postdoctoral fellow and genetic counsellor Alicia Semaka shared her knowledge and experience with Lisa Genova for her book, Inside The O'Briens. Read More

St. Paul's new locationSt. Paul’s Hospital to re-locate within VancouverApril 13, 2015A Clinical Academic Campus of UBC, the new hospital will be three kilometers away from the existing complex on Burrard Street. Read More

Stoessl-and-MacVicar-homepageBrian MacVicar and Jon Stoessl appointed as Co-Directors, DMCBHApril 13, 2015Drs. MacVicar and Stoessl have been serving as interim Directors upon Dr. Max Cynader's departure in June 30, 2014. Read More

DSC_1850Taking aim at antimicrobial resistanceApril 13, 2015Professor Natalie Strynadka is receiving more than $1 million in federal grants to find new antimicrobial medications and preserve the effectiveness of existing ones. Read More

Ogilvie-homepageFaculty of Medicine gets new Canada Research ChairsApril 10, 2015Gina Ogilvie, in the School of Population and Public Health, is the new Canada Research Chair in Global Control of HPV-Related Disease and Cancer. Read More

Dr. Kelly McNagnyResearchers target protein to stop spread of aggressive tumoursApril 9, 2015Inhibiting a specific protein associated with aggressive, hard-to-treat tumours slows down their ability to spread to other sites in the body, a team of UBC researchers has discovered. Read More

Dzung VoHow mindfulness can benefit the modern teenagerApril 8, 2015Today’s teens face a unique set of stressors from social media, parents, schools, and society, says Dzung Vo, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. Read More

Fort Babine_homepageNew student awards aimed at B.C.’s aspiring rural physiciansApril 8, 2015The first round of $5,000 B.C. Rural Interest Awards have been awarded to 20 medical students who have shown an interest in working in rural or remote communities. Read More

UBC Midwifery student Jacquelyn ThorneMidwifery students gear up for placements in Nepal and UgandaApril 2, 2015The students will work alongside local midwives and physicians, learning to help deliver babies in low-resource settings. Read More

(L-R) Vernon Integrated Community Clerkship Director Dr. Carmen Larsen, Vernon Family Physician Dr. George Borchert, MLA Eric Foster, and UBC medical students Julia Hassler and Erin Charman help official open new UBC space at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.New medical school space opens at Vernon Jubilee HospitalApril 1, 2015Students in the Southern Medical Program officially have a new place to call home at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Read More