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Ministers and students_homepageUBC prepares for big jump in speech-language pathology studentsSeptember 16, 2014First-year slots in the master's degree program will grow by 56 per cent, to help address the shortage of therapists. Read More

needle-770New research finds quicker method to create insulin-producing cellsSeptember 12, 2014Professor Timothy Kieffer leads research of a protocol that turns stem cells into insulin-producing cells in just six weeks Read More

Paulette-Bourgeis-homepageOccupational therapist-turned-children’s author shares her personal journeySeptember 11, 2014Paulette Bourgeois was the keynote at this year's OT Capstone Conference. Read More

HF_01UBC health researchers join new national team tackling dementiaSeptember 10, 2014Howard Feldman, Executive Associate Dean, Research, will serve on the consortium's executive committee, helping to oversee clinical trials and drug discovery efforts. Read More

Kootenay-Boundary-ExteriorUBC’s Rural Family Medicine Residency Program expanding to Kootenay Boundary regionSeptember 9, 2014The expansion will build on new residency programs in the Coastal and Interior regions of B.C. Read More

L-R: Leah Kosyakovsky, Allen Zhang. Photo credits: Michael Carpenter, Don ErhardtAn injection of youthSeptember 5, 2014Meet the two youngest medical students in UBC history. Read More

Mark_Tyndall_homepageMark Tyndall appointed Director, UBC Centre for Disease ControlSeptember 5, 2014Recruited from the University of Ottawa, Dr. Tyndall will represent the research needs of faculty, staff, and trainees at the UBC-CDC. Read More

rural-healthcare-roadshow-feature-storyA road less travelledSeptember 4, 2014To build a more diverse medical workforce, UBC has been encouraging youths in Aboriginal, rural and remote communities to consider careers in health. Read More

PharmacyTherapeutics Initiative takes aim at multiple prescriptionsSeptember 2, 2014In its latest bulletin, the advisory group urges physicians to be vigilant about the number of different drugs their patients are taking. Read More

Minister Ambrose visits DMCBHFederal health minister tours UBC’s brain health centreAugust 21, 2014Brian MacVicar, Co-Director of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, was one of three researchers to meet with Canada's Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose. Read More