biomedical research centre
Discovery offers hope for new Crohn’s disease treatment
Scientists at the University of British Columbia have made a discovery that could potentially lead to treatments for a debilitating complication of Crohn’s disease.
Sep 2, 2016
UBC stem cell video series lauded by U.S. science groups
A video series illustrating the science of stem cells has won honourable mention in the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.
Feb 12, 2014
Hippo pathway to better cancer treatment?
UBC researchers have discovered a potential new pathway to treat cancer by asking some odd questions about the size of animals.
Jul 11, 2013
H1N1 discovery paves way for universal flu vaccine: UBC research
University of British Columbia researchers have found a potential way to develop universal flu vaccines and eliminate the need for seasonal flu vaccinations.
May 8, 2012
Exposure to antibiotics linked to severity of allergic asthma: UBC research
Widely used antibiotics may increase incidence and severity of allergic asthma in early life, according to a University of British Columbia study.
Mar 16, 2012
“Jekyll and Hyde” cell may hold key to muscular dystrophy, fibrosis treatment: UBC research
A team of University of British Columbia researchers has identified fat-producing cells that possess “dual-personalities” and may further the development of treatments for muscle diseases such as muscular dystrophy and fibrosis.
Jan 18, 2010