Top Canadian, Indian institutions form $30M partnership to improve water and infrastructure safety, eradicate diseases
Media Release | November 6, 2012
Scientists from the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Toronto and 11 leading institutions in India are joining forces to tackle urgent issues in both countries with a $30-million partnership.
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.
May 31, 2012
Anti-inflammatory agents developed by UBC microbiologist Robert Hancock, used in combination with anti-malarial drugs, have been shown to boost survival rates of severe malaria by as much as 50 per cent.
UBC researchers discover key to immune cell’s ‘internal guidance' system; could lead to more efficient vaccines
Media Release | February 5, 2012
University of British Columbia researchers have discovered the molecular pathway that enables receptors inside immune cells to find, and flag, fragments of pathogens trying to invade a host.
Media Release | June 1, 2010
Inconspicuous “little brown balls” in the ocean have helped settle a long-standing debate about the origin of malaria and the algae responsible for toxic red tides, according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers.