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Dr.-Martin-Gleave-homepageMartin Gleave appointed as Head, Department of Urologic SciencesMarch 31, 2015Dr. Gleave's appointment is effective April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020. Read More

David Cabral and Richard MulcasterDavid Cabral becomes first Ross Petty-Arthritis Society Research ChairMarch 30, 2015Dr. Cabral (left) accepting congratulations from the Arthritis Society's Richard Mulcaster. Read More

Poul SorensenUBC scientist finds a key to cancer cells’ resilienceMarch 26, 2015Poul Sorensen discovered that "stress granules" -- stashes of mRNA -- help tumours metastasize. Read More

Cardiology fitness challengeUBC Cardiology fitness challenge raises nearly $6000 for inner-city schoolMarch 25, 2015The raised funds will help Hastings Elementary School with their heart-healthy initiatives. Read More

Dr. Wendy RobinsonWendy Robinson appointed Assistant Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral EducationMarch 25, 2015Dr. Robinson's appointment is effective March 23, 2015 to June 30, 2018. Read More

NIRS deviceNon-invasive device instantly detects urinary tract infectionsMarch 25, 2015The technology uses near-infrared light to measure oxygen levels in the bladder wall. Read More

Stem cell-derived pancreatic cellsStem cells show promise for reversing Type 2 diabetesMarch 19, 2015The first evidence that stem cells can help treat the more prevalent version of diabetes, which usually arises in adulthood. Read More

Dr. Melanie ReedMelanie Reed appointed Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, SMPMarch 18, 2015Dr. Reed's appointment will be effective June 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018. Read More

TabletsUniversal public drug coverage would save Canada billionsMarch 16, 2015Canada could save $7.3 billion annually with universal public coverage of medically necessary prescription drugs. Read More

CaRMS Match Day 2015UBC celebrates CaRMS Match Day 2015March 6, 2015This year, UBC’s postgraduate medical education programs accepted a record number of medical residents, who will train at teaching hospitals and clinics around the province. Read More