New knowledge and innovation are crucial to successfully identifying, addressing and overcoming the increasingly complex health-related challenges that influence the lives of all of us – in British Columbia, in Canada, and in countries and communities around the globe.
UBC Faculty of Medicine researchers annually attract more than 50% of UBC’s total research awards.
In 2011/12, Faculty of Medicine researchers collectively generated over $292 million in research funding.
- The largest national contributor was the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), with over $78 million
- Largest international source remains the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), at $16M
- More than 800 researchers/faculty members representing all of the Faculty’s departments, schools, and research centres received grant funding
These results demonstrate our faculty members’ outstanding commitment to groundbreaking fundamental and applied research, and reflect not only the strength and vitality of the Faculty’s research programmes, but also their national and international importance.