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Dr. Albert Kelly with MD StudentCelebrating 10 years of training more doctors for B.C.November 20, 2014To mark a decade of distributed medical education, the Faculty of Medicine has launched a website -- bcmd10.med.ubc.ca -- that chronicles the program's history, challenges and successes. Read More

Faculty of Medicine wins three grants from Alzheimer’s grant programNovember 19, 2014Neil Cashman, James Johnson and Christian Naus will get support for their respective efforts at understanding -- and defeating -- the neurodegenerative disease. Read More

Philip Hieter_homepageHunting the genes that cause rare diseasesNovember 17, 2014A new national network co-led by Professor of Medical Genetics Phillip Hieter received an initial grant of $2.3 million from CIHR. Read More

Girl in playground_homepageThe hazards of safe playgroundsNovember 14, 2014Assistant Professor Mariana Brussoni questions the "over-engineering" of today's playgrounds. Read More

Ebola virus_homepageA UBC faculty member on the front lines of the Ebola epidemicNovember 10, 2014Clinical Assistant Professor Srinivas Murthy spent five weeks in Liberia working with the WHO. Read More

Ruth Martin and Mo KorchinskiStories of hope behind barsNovember 5, 2014Clinical Professor Ruth Martin (left) and research assistant Mo Korchinski are co-editors of a book about the resilience of women who are incarcerated in a B.C. prison. Read More

Aboriginal-Family-Practice-ResidencyAdvocating for Aboriginal healthNovember 4, 2014Discover how UBC family medicine residents are working alongside First Nations communities to affect change. Read More

Dr. Evica Rajcan-SeparovicFinding genetic clues to intellectual disabilitiesOctober 31, 2014Evica Rajcan-Separovic and Suzanne Lewis are unravelling causes for intellectual disabilities that defy detection. Read More

Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu_homepage_01The search for a reliable antidote to heparinOctober 29, 2014The compound developed by Jaychandran Kizhakkedathu is intended to prevent serious bleeding, especially during surgery. Read More

Dr. Susan SmallRubber duckies as research toolsOctober 27, 2014Susan Small, Director of UBC’s Pediatric Audiology Lab, shares tips on recognizing and preventing hearing loss in infants and children. Read More