Research

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.

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

Tailoring wearable technology and telehealth in treating Parkinson’s disease

A new study determines timely and accurate tremor data can improve virtual appointments.

Beyond COVID-19: How mRNA technology could transform how we treat disease

Beyond COVID-19: How mRNA technology could transform how we treat disease

B.C. could be next hub for developing, manufacturing high-tech vaccine platform.

Innovative coating for blood vessels reduces rejection of transplanted organs

Innovative coating for blood vessels reduces rejection of transplanted organs

The breakthrough could one day improve quality of life for transplant patients and improve the lifespan of transplanted organs.

Tackling the science behind the long-term effects of COVID-19

Tackling the science behind the long-term effects of COVID-19

Meet the UBC researchers investigating the long-term impacts of the disease.