UBC In The News
When is it safest to begin peanut allergy treatment?
Clinical professor Dr. Edmond Chan discussed his study which found that oral immunotherapy can help infants under 12 months old overcome their peanut allergies.
CKNW Weekend Mornings with Raji Sohal
Safer supply programs rapidly increased during COVID-19: UBC study
A new UBC medicine study found that access to a safer supply of pharmaceutical-grade alternatives to an increasingly toxic drug supply got a boost during COVID-19. Medicine postdoctoral fellow Dr. Stephanie Glegg was quoted.
Postmedia via Healthing
Appetite-suppressing molecule helps obese mice lose weight
UBCO postdoctoral fellow Dr. Hashim Islam (Exercise Metabolism and Inflammation Lab) said lac-phe may hold genuine therapeutic potential for combating obesity and cardiometabolic disease if it is proven to be a potent regulator of appetite and food intake.
Here's why some scientists want to change how we talk about monkeypox
Clinical professor Dr. Stephen Hoption Cann (school of population and public health) and professor Dr. Heidi Tworek (department of history; school of public policy and global affairs) commented on renaming the monkeypox virus.
Campaign to curb clothing waste reaches Metro Vancouver residents, review shows, but recycling will get harder
Psychology professor Dr. Jiaying Zhao gave comments on reducing clothing waste.
The data shows taxing empty homes works
Dr. Tsur Somerville (UBC Sauder School of Business) discussed the results of the review on speculation and vacancy tax.
Diversifying B.C.’s supply chain crucial to combat negative impact of extreme weather
UBCO engineering professor Dr. Babak Tosarkani said profitability was the main objective when setting up supply chains, but now, we need to develop a resilient supply chain, even if it isn’t as efficient.
Black Press via Today in BC, Kelowna Capital News, Saanich News, North Delta Reporter, Penticton Western News, Peace Arch News, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News, Castlegar News
Online sessions with therapy dogs can help students feel less stressed
UBCO education professor Dr. John-Tyler Binfet wrote about how online sessions with therapy dogs can help students feel less stressed.
Canada has an opportunity to exert influence in Latin America
Dr. Maxwell Cameron (department of political science; school of public policy and global affairs) wrote about why Canada must pursue an active role in Latin America.
When health care goes wrong: It’s time for transparency in patient safety
Family practice adjunct professor Dr. Carolyn Canfield, nursing professor Dr. Nelly Oelke and PhD student Allison Kooijman co-wrote about transparency in patient safety.
The Conversation via National Post
21 Canadian books to get your dad for Father's Day
CBC Books featured Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies scholar Ian Williams’ book, Disorientation, as a gift recommendation for Father’s Day.