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Student Profile: Mohammad Karamouzian

June 24, 2019

PhD candidate seeks to determine how individual and structural factors shape injection drug use among youth.

chronic diseasesHomepageNews

UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes

June 17, 2019

Reducing a protein in the fat cells of mice not only prevents onset of Type 2 diabetes but also appears to reverse the disease.


Low THC levels not linked to increased risk of car crashes

June 13, 2019

New research led by Jeffrey Brubacher suggests that THC levels less than 5 ng/mL do not lead to increased risk of car crashes.


Mothers of colour experience high rates of mistreatment by providers during childbirth in the U.S.

June 11, 2019

The study is the largest looking at mistreatment during childbirth.

Brain & Mental HealthHomepageNewsPrecision Health

Scientists edge closer to root causes of multiple sclerosis

June 6, 2019

Researchers led by Carles Vilari?o-Güell found mutations in 12 genes believed to be largely responsible for the onset of MS.

Awards & HonoursHomepageNewsResearch

Jeannie Shoveller becomes 1st woman chairperson in the history of the CIHR

June 5, 2019

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor made the announcement on June 5, 2019.