Canadian Institutes of Health Research
B.C. leads Canada’s largest-ever effort to improve kidney disease care
A B.C. team will co-lead Canada’s largest-ever effort to improve care for people with kidney disease.
Mar 31, 2016
Researchers closer to being able to change blood types
What do you do when a patient needs a blood transfusion but you don’t have their blood type in the blood bank? It’s a problem that scientists have been trying to solve for years but haven’t been able to find an economic solution – until now.
Apr 29, 2015
UBC welcomes $2 million for research on antibiotic resistance
Research into new ways of fighting antibiotic resistant bacteria has received a $2 million boost from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Apr 13, 2015
UBC researchers join new national team tackling dementia
Thirty UBC researchers are bringing their expertise to a nationwide investigation of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Sep 10, 2014
Funding for neglected global diseases research at UBC exceeds $20M
Researchers with the Neglected Global Diseases Initiative (NGDI) at the University of British Columbia have attracted more than $20 million in funding to find ways to eliminate diseases and conditions that kill millions of people in developing countries worldwide.
Sep 10, 2012
Severe flu increases risk of Parkinson’s: UBC research
Severe influenza doubles the odds that a person will develop Parkinson’s disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Jul 20, 2012
Multiple sclerosis patients have lower risk of cancer: UBC-VCH research
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients appear to have a lower cancer risk, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health. The […]
Jun 21, 2012
Vancouver, Montreal, Portland and Minneapolis among most “bikeable” cities in North America: UBC research
University of British Columbia researchers are making bikeability research easily accessible to consumers and city planners by introducing bikeability “heat maps” in partnership with Seattle-based Walk Score® at www.walkscore.com/bike.
May 14, 2012