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Potential prostate cancer treatment developed in B.C. gets big boost
December 17, 2015

Potential prostate cancer treatment developed in B.C. gets big boost

A potential treatment for advanced prostate cancer developed by the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) scientists has been licensed to pharmaceutical company Roche, marking UBC’s largest licensing agreement to date.

LATEST NEWS

 

Predators key to helping prey adapt to climate change

The key to helping animals evolve quickly in response to climate change could actually be their predators, according to a new UBC study.

Merry Christmakwanzika!

At this time of year, many Canadian households are setting up Christmas trees, lighting menorahs, celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad, or marking the solstice.

Charities: Want cash? Appeal to the head. Want volunteers? Appeal to the heart

They should take the opposite tack when seeking volunteers, according to new research from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.

OPINIONS

 

Confirmed: Being generous is good for your body, not just your mind

In an article for Quartz, UBC PhD student Ashley Whillans described an experiment she performed to find out if spending money on other people could lower blood pressure.

ATHLETICS

 

Former UBC ace Jeff Francis retires after 11-year pro career

One of the most decorated alumni that the UBC Thunderbirds have ever produced is hanging up his bat and glove, as former T-Birds ace Jeff Francis announced his retirement from baseball yesterday.

ARTS AND CULTURE

 

(In)visible

UBC Museum of Anthropology's exhibition (In)visible: The Spiritual World of Taiwan through Contemporary Art continues Spotlight Taiwan initiative.

VIDEO

 

Professor Sara Harris

UBC Professor Sara Harrison's take on the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.
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