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Media Release | June 1, 2016
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.
Media Release | October 13, 2015
Scientists at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health and the BC Cancer Agency have discovered a protein from malaria that could one day help stop cancer in its tracks.
Media Release | April 23, 2015
A team of UBC researchers has made a significant discovery uncovering the cause of brain swelling after trauma to the head.
February 28, 2014
The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH), a partnership between the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, officially opened Feb. 27, uniting under one roof research and clinical expertise in neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology.
Media Release | January 15, 2014
Treatment with progesterone, a hormone that has been shown to alleviate severe hot flashes and night sweats in post-menopausal women, poses little or no cardiovascular risk, according to a UBC-VCH new study.
Media Release | December 20, 2013
UBC and Vancouver Coastal Health scientists have developed a potential cure for a rare eye disease, showing for the first time that a drug can repair a birth defect.
Media Release | November 26, 2013
A popular combination therapy that includes inhaled corticosteroids has been deemed safe by researchers. A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should […]
Media Release | October 8, 2013
A UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health study calls into question a controversial theory that MS is associated with a disorder proponents call chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
Media Release | April 12, 2013
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.
Media Release | October 11, 2011
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.
Media Release | September 15, 2011
A new research facility opened today for scientists at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, providing the space and equipment to study treatments and possible cures for people with prostate cancer, ovarian cancer and bone and joint problems.