UBC research finds another culprit for obesity: Too much insulin
A serendipitous discovery by a researcher at the University of British Columbia could overturn widely accepted notions about healthy eating habits.
Dec 4, 2012
Stem cells can beat back diabetes: UBC research
University of British Columbia scientists, in collaboration with an industry partner, have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, paving the way for a breakthrough treatment for a disease that affects nearly one in four Canadians.
Jun 27, 2012
UBC recognizes brain and heart researchers with $50,000 prizes
Two of Canada’s most distinguished health researchers – Dr. Guy Rouleau of the University of Montreal and Dr. John Cairns of the University of British Columbia – have been awarded the second annual Margolese National Brain and Heart Disorders Prizes, the most lucrative prizes bestowed by UBC.
Jun 5, 2012
UBC and Vancouver Coastal Health open new medical research centre
A new research facility opened today for scientists at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, providing the space and equipment to study treatments and possible cures for people with prostate cancer, ovarian cancer and bone and joint problems.
Sep 15, 2011