Breakthroughs & Discoveries: A Timeline
The Faculty of Medicine provides and fosters innovative research that advances knowledge and translates new discoveries to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Research opportunities feature extensive collaborations across other faculties, health institutions and health partners across British Columbia, Canada and internationally.
The Faculty’s three major research priorities are: cancer; neuroscience and mental health; and heart and lung disease. Most Faculty research is conducted under the auspices of six institutes and 14 centres that are part of UBC or affiliated with it.
Learn about research in the UBC Faculty of Medicine.
Find a directory of research centres, institutes and groups.
Find the Faculty’s major research priorities.
Meet a few researchers in the Faculty.
Find out more about national prizes awarded by the Faculty and how to apply.