Research

UBC Faculty of Medicine enters top 25 in latest world university rankings

UBC Faculty of Medicine enters top 25 in latest world university rankings

The UBC Faculty of Medicine has reached its highest-ever place in the latest QS World University Rankings of Medicine and Life Sciences programs.

Making health care work for people with opioid use disorder

Making health care work for people with opioid use disorder

How UBC training and research is changing the way we tackle Canada’s overdose crisis.

New milestone toward universal blood type organs for transplant

New milestone toward universal blood type organs for transplant

Universal organs could be life-saving for patients on waitlists.

New honours for UBC researchers highlight bio-innovation golden age in B.C.

New honours for UBC researchers highlight bio-innovation golden age in B.C.

How UBC’s award-winning researchers are solving today’s most urgent health issues with new technologies.

Halting COVID-19 in its tracks

Halting COVID-19 in its tracks

UBC researchers are investigating a novel aerosol treatment to stop the virus from replicating.

UBC researchers develop new test to diagnose aggressive childhood brain tumours

UBC researchers develop new test to diagnose aggressive childhood brain tumours

The test could help pave the way for personalized treatment options for children suffering from the disease.

A happy LGBT family is spending time together. The young adult partners are with their baby boy outside in a city. They are standing near a brick building. The non-binary parent is holding the child. Both parents are smiling.

New text-message program helps ease transition to parenthood

UBC’s Dr. Patricia Janssen introduces SmartParent, Canada’s first parenting education program delivered by text message.

Cancer chemotherapy drug reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Cancer chemotherapy drug reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

UBC researchers have found Axitinib can restore memory and cognitive function in mice.

Study finds new biomarker for a disease caused by bone marrow transplant

Study finds new biomarker for a disease caused by bone marrow transplant

The discovery could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat the disease.

New study examines ‘Achilles’ heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategies

New study examines ‘Achilles’ heel’ of cancer tumours, paving the way for new treatment strategies

UBC and BC Cancer researchers have uncovered a weakness in a key enzyme that solid tumour cancer cells rely on to adapt and survive.