Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Media Release | February 14, 2017
A new magnetic device implant could offer a DIY alternative for administering drugs.
October 17, 2016
UBC professors say Health Canada’s regulations for the abortion pill mifepristone will limit access to abortions and compromise patient safety.
Media Release | July 25, 2016
Researchers at UBC and the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Switzerland have created a microneedle drug monitoring system that could one day replace costly, invasive blood draws and improve patient comfort.
February 25, 2016
It’s fitting that this year’s Rare Disease Day falls on a day that only comes around every four years.
January 20, 2015
UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has established the Initiative for Sustainable Health Care, a partnership between industry, government and academia.
September 16, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
UBC researcher is sending yeast to the International Space Station to learn about genetics and the environment.
Media Release | April 10, 2014
Why do people respond differently to the same drug? Researchers are bringing us a step closer to predicting how a drug will affect us.
March 20, 2014 - by Heather Amos
Pharmacy professor Brian Cairns is tracking intriguing leads in his search for pain relief.
November 28, 2013
UBC’s Peter Loewen discusses a new tool that offers a possible breakthrough in prevention
Media Release | November 26, 2013
A popular combination therapy that includes inhaled corticosteroids has been deemed safe by researchers. A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should […]
August 12, 2013
UBC’s stunning landscapes are constantly changing. Here is a gallery of destinations worth visiting on UBC’s two campuses in Vancouver and the Okanagan once winter session begins.
Media Release | January 28, 2013
Design and lifestyle magazine Wallpaper* has bestowed its 2013 ‘Best Lab’ award to the University of British Columbia’s new Pharmaceutical Sciences Building.
Media Release | June 29, 2011
A team of engineers and scientists at the University of British Columbia has developed a device that can be implanted behind the eye for controlled and on-demand release of drugs to treat retinal damage caused by diabetes.