Social clubs fill gap in dementia support
Community-based social groups could play a crucial role in empowering people with early-onset dementia, according to new UBC research.
May 3, 2016
Epilepsy drug could help treat Alzheimer’s disease
University of British Columbia researchers say a new epilepsy drug holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
May 5, 2015
‘Chemo brain’ is real, say UBC researchers
UBC researchers have measured the brain activity of breast cancer survivors who experience a foggy-headed feeling known as ‘chemo brain’ after treatment, where patients can find it difficult to concentrate.
Apr 27, 2015
A year in the life of a Three Minute Thesis finalist
Baillie Redfern’s 2012 entry to UBC’s annual competition was on whale barf and perfume
Mar 6, 2013
Federal and provincial ministers break ground for UBC-VCH brain health centre
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.
Oct 11, 2011
Newly identified gene mutation linked to Parkinson’s: UBC research
A team of researchers at the University of British Columbia has identified a genetic mutation that causes late-onset Parkinson’s disease, paving the way to a new target for potential treatments that may halt or cure the debilitating neurodegenerative disease.
Jul 14, 2011
Marijuana ineffective as an Alzheimer’s treatment: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health research
The benefits of marijuana in tempering or reversing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease have been challenged in a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
Feb 8, 2010