School of Biomedical Engineering
Cancer drug shows potential as treatment for muscular dystrophy
Researchers at UBC’s School of Biomedical Engineering have discovered that an existing cancer drug could have potential as a treatment for muscular dystrophy.
Jun 29, 2022
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 students design low-cost ventilator for COVID-19
UBC engineering students have developed a simple, low-cost COVID-19 ventilator that may very well save lives.
Apr 23, 2020
UBC’s School of Biomedical Engineering nears student gender parity
UBC’s new school of biomedical engineering (BME) is closing in on a milestone of student gender parity.
May 14, 2019
Low-cost ‘cancer probe’ could spot deadly melanoma early
Work is being done at UBC on a tool to help in the early detection of melanoma: a simple, compact laser probe that can distinguish between harmless moles and cancerous ones – in a matter of seconds.
Mar 6, 2019