Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Media Release | April 29, 2015
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.
Media Release | April 13, 2015
Research into new ways of fighting antibiotic resistant bacteria has received a $2 million boost from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
September 10, 2014
Thirty UBC researchers are bringing their expertise to a nationwide investigation of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Media Release | September 10, 2012
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.
Media Release | July 20, 2012
Severe influenza doubles the odds that a person will develop Parkinson’s disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Media Release | June 21, 2012
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 […]
Vancouver, Montreal, Portland and Minneapolis among most “bikeable” cities in North America: UBC research
Media Release | May 14, 2012
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.
Media Release | March 16, 2012
Widely used antibiotics may increase incidence and severity of allergic asthma in early life, according to a University of British Columbia study.