UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury
A UBC-led team is working on a new treatment that can bring hope to people with spinal cord injuries.
Jan 12, 2022
UBC experts on Sochi Games
UBC experts are available to comment on the Sochi Winter Games, from security to sports psychology.
Jan 1, 2014
Spinal cord researchers to benefit from $20 M investment from Rick Hansen Foundation
Spinal cord injury research at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health will be accelerated by a 10-year, $20 million contribution from the Rick Hansen Foundation.
Apr 12, 2013
UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health researcher discovers new type of spinal cord stem cell
A group led by a University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientist has discovered a type of spinal cord cell that could function as a stem cell, with the ability to regenerate portions of the central nervous system in people with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).
Sep 15, 2011