Media Release | February 21, 2014
UBC researchers have developed a technique that targets proteins that cause disease and destroys “bad apples” in the cell.
November 28, 2013
UBC’s Peter Loewen discusses a new tool that offers a possible breakthrough in prevention
Media Release | June 25, 2013
An unprecedented $35-million funding commitment from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to UBC will advance life-saving research and intervention programs in B.C.
Media Release | September 7, 2012
An international team led by a neurologist at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has shown that a combination of aspirin and clopidogrel, both common blood thinners, does not prevent recurrence of a common type of stroke, and may even pose serious risks.
Media Release | October 19, 2011
The first research program in British Columbia to focus on gender-based differences in cardiovascular disease has been established by the University of British Columbia and Providence Health Care.
Media Release | October 11, 2011
Representatives of the federal and provincial governments today marked the start of construction of a new centre at UBC that will unite brain research and patient care.
Media Release | October 25, 2010
Statins, the family of drugs used to lower cholesterol, might also reduce the risk of epileptic seizures in people with cardiovascular disease, according to a new statistical study by a drug safety expert at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. The findings could provide the basis for randomized, controlled clinical trials to test the efficacy of the drugs as anti-epileptic medication.