Research

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.

UBC researchers unveil first molecular images of B.1.1.7 COVID-19 mutation

UBC researchers unveil first molecular images of B.1.1.7 COVID-19 mutation

The pictures, taken at near-atomic resolution, provide critical insight as to why the variant is more infectious.

UBC-grown biotech companies lead global pandemic efforts
New study to examine the impact of exercise on aging and brain health

New study to examine the impact of exercise on aging and brain health

The findings will help advance the development of new interventions to counter the effects of physical inactivity.

UBC researchers explore touchless technology to remotely monitor patient vital signs

UBC researchers explore touchless technology to remotely monitor patient vital signs

The project was awarded $147,000 from the National Research Council of Canada’s Pandemic Response Challenge program.

Revolutionizing the recovery journey

Revolutionizing the recovery journey

How translational research is improving the lives of heart transplant patients.

COVID-19 collaboration saves lives of ICU patients

COVID-19 collaboration saves lives of ICU patients

A research collaboration between UBC and Vancouver General Hospital examined how the immune system can overreact in the presence of COVID-19 and attack the lungs.

Pregnant women with COVID-19 at increased risk of hospitalization, ICU admission and early labour

Pregnant women with COVID-19 at increased risk of hospitalization, ICU admission and early labour

Early findings suggest transmission to infants is rare.

B.C. youth help guide mental health research at UBC

B.C. youth help guide mental health research at UBC

New UBC initiative engages youth with lived experience to help inform mental health and substance use research.

Drawing closer to COVID-19 treatment breakthrough

Drawing closer to COVID-19 treatment breakthrough

A new clinical trial led by Dr. Josef Penninger may uncover a treatment method for COVID-19 that could save countless lives worldwide.