Media Release | February 17, 2017
University of British Columbia microbiologists have found a yeast in the gut of new babies in Ecuador that appears to be a strong predictor that they will develop asthma in childhood.
August 10, 2016
Kids are urged to wash up before dinner, and a bottle of hand sanitizer on the desk is de rigueur for elementary-school teachers. But could all this hygiene actually be harming children?
Media Release | September 30, 2015
New research finds that infants can be protected from getting asthma if they acquire four types of gut bacteria by three months of age.
Media Release | August 4, 2015
UBC scientists have opened the doors to new research into malnutrition by creating an animal model that replicates the imbalance of gut bacteria associated with the difficult-to-treat disease.
March 5, 2013
Three UBC researchers and two UBC spin-off companies are recognized in the 2013 LifeSciences British Columbia Awards. LifeSciences B.C. is a not-for-profit industry association that supports and represents the greater life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, advocacy and promotion of world-class science and industry.
Media Release | August 7, 2001
Overall research funding to the University of British Columbia has increased by nearly 20 per cent over the previous fiscal year with university researchers attracting $200 million in the fiscal […]