Asst. Prof. Lara Boyd’s research is already showing
promising results –
photo by Martin Dee
UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 2 | Feb.
Priming the Brain to Recover from Stroke
For the 300,000 Canadians living with the aftermath of a
stroke, partial paralysis and loss of independence is a daily
When Sue Grayston began chemotherapy last year, a brisk
morning workout with musician Bif Naked wasn’t
exactly what she was anticipating.
After 15 years of working on foreign-aid projects in
Laos and Vietnam, Ian Townsend-Gault may soon discover
what difference he’s made.
How do you improve farming operations while protecting
A team of UBC researchers is dialing up the heat to
study Pacific salmon from the inside out — 30,000 genes
at a time.
Prices High? Don’t Bother Shopping Around
When gas prices skyrocket, who doesn’t look around
Children suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
may soon be sleeping better thanks to a new use of a
device being studied in UBC’s Division of Orthodontics,
Faculty of Dentistry.
Imagine a purple Statue of Liberty, dressed in a canary-yellow
robe, holding a bright red flame.
One Year Games Countdown
Watch for a special online UBC Reports Extra the week of
Feb. 12 marking one year until the start of the 2010 Vancouver
Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Stories will profile
our new arena venue and its link to the birthplace of Canada’s
national hockey program, UBC’s focus on Games-related
learning opportunities, and faculty with expertise on the
Games and their impacts.