Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

Scientists catch brain damage in the act

Scientists catch brain damage in the act

Scientists have uncovered how inflammation and lack of oxygen conspire to cause brain damage in conditions such as stroke and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Meet Dr. Arvind Gupta, UBC’s 13th President and Vice Chancellor

A welcome message from incoming UBC President Dr. Arvind Gupta.

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Brain health research at UBC: history & highlights

Brain health research at UBC: history & highlights

For more than 60 years, UBC researchers have led the global effort to understand, diagnose and treat the human brain.

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Canada’s largest integrated brain centre officially opens

Canada’s largest integrated brain centre officially opens

The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH), a partnership between the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, officially opened Feb. 27, uniting under one roof research and clinical expertise in neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology.

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Unlocking the mysteries of brain disease

Unlocking the mysteries of brain disease

It is an exciting time for brain research, and some of the world’s top minds have a new home to help propel new discoveries.

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Recharging your brain, one neuron at a time

Recharging your brain, one neuron at a time

New brain regeneration methods offer hope for aging minds, from improving memory to battling depression.

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Head games: How the mind works when gambling

Head games: How the mind works when gambling

Tiny ‘rat casino’ offers insight into possible treatments for compulsive gambling.

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How exercise can boost brain power

How exercise can boost brain power

Physical activity can slow cognitive decline, says UBC physical therapist.

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HRH The Duke of York visits UBC

HRH The Duke of York visits UBC

UBC and the Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, to dedicate the cornerstone of the new Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.

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Federal and provincial ministers break ground for UBC-VCH brain health centre

Federal and provincial ministers break ground for UBC-VCH brain health centre

Representatives of the federal and provincial governments today marked the start of construction of a new centre at UBC that will unite brain research and patient care.

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UBC announces largest ever gift to Faculty of Medicine: $15M towards Centre for Brain Health

UBC announces largest ever gift to Faculty of Medicine: $15M towards Centre for Brain Health

A $15 million gift from Vancouver philanthropist Djavad Mowafaghian will help create a new facility that integrates brain research and patient care.

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