$33.8M gift to transform MS research and save more lives, sooner
A $33.8 million gift has been donated to the University of British Columbia and VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation for multiple sclerosis (MS) research and care—the largest known donation ever for MS research worldwide.
Dec 7, 2022
Scientists edge closer to root causes of multiple sclerosis
An international team of researchers led by the University of British Columbia has made a scientific advance they hope will lead to the development of preventative treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS).
Jun 6, 2019
Disability progression in multiple sclerosis linked to income, education
Neighbourhood income and education level is associated with risk of disability progression in patients with multiple sclerosis, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.
Feb 22, 2019
Controversial “liberation therapy” fails to treat multiple sclerosis: study
Opening up narrowed veins from the brain and spinal cord is not effective in treating multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study led by the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health.
Mar 8, 2017
UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health scientists find genetic cause of multiple sclerosis
Scientists at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health have proven that multiple sclerosis (MS) can be caused by a single genetic mutation.
Jun 1, 2016
New imaging technique holds promise for speeding MS research
UBC researchers have developed a MRI technique to detect multiple sclerosis.
Jun 12, 2013
Widely prescribed MS treatment may not slow progression of disease: Vancouver Coastal Health and UBC Research
Researchers with the UBC Hospital MS Clinic and Brain Research Centre at Vancouver Coastal Health and the University of British Columbia have published important data in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) about the impact of a common drug therapy on the progression of multiple sclerosis for people with the relapse-remitting form of the disease.
Jul 17, 2012