Research News & Events

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Latest Research News 


Looking Back: A Retirement Interview with Dr. Iain Mackie
June 30, 2022Throughout their diverse and storied careers, UBC Department of Medicine faculty members acquire a wealth of clinical, educational, and leadership knowledge and skills. We value the experience of our retiring faculty and seek to capture some of their valuable insight and wisdom to share with the UBC Department of Medicine community. We hope that our […] Read More >


Congratulations to the UBC Department of Medicine recipients of the 2022 UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Awards
June 27, 2022Each year, the Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty members who exemplify exceptional contributions in the areas of education, research and/or service and who are dedicated to advancing both the Faculty’s values and vision of transforming health for everyone. Read More >


Drs. Diane Villanyi (Geriatric Medicine) and Robin Hsiung (Neurology) win Health Innovation Investment Funding (HIFI) Awards
June 24, 2022HIFI Awards enable interdisciplinary groups of health researchers to undertake innovative activities that have the potential to create change. HIFI catalyzes cross-faculty and cross-campus collaborations at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. Read More >


Upcoming Events


UBC Department of Medicine Research Expo

The annual UBC Department of Medicine Research Expo was founded in 2011 and is a collaboration between the Department of Medicine Research Office and the UBC Experimental Medicine Program.

The UBC Department of Medicine Research Expo features keynote speakers from the Department of Medicine who are the driving forces behind topical issues garnering considerable public attention. Each year, we invite an external faculty member to share with us their research work, and insights that have a significant impact on our lives. You will also hear about the latest developments in the UBC Experimental Medicine Program and have an opportunity to see the outstanding research work of our trainees.

Click on the links to see previous Expo programs: 2017/2018/2019/2021/2022