Posts Tagged ‘CDRD’

UBC Chemistry Prof. Steve Withers (credit: UBC)

New flu drug stops virus in its tracks

Feb. 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A new class of influenza drug has been shown effective against drug-resistant strains of the flu virus, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers.

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Ralph Sultan, B.C. Minister of State for Seniors (r) interacting with the Story of Medicines at the new UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building with dean Robert Sindelar. (Credit: Martin Dee, UBC).

UBC opens new $133M Pharmaceutical Sciences Building

Sep. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia today officially opens the new Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, a state-of-the-art learning and research facility that will enable UBC to graduate 224 new pharmacists per year by 2015 – a 47 per cent increase – and more than double the research space for drug discovery and health care innovation.

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UBC launches initiative with CCFF, CDRD to combat cystic fibrosis

Dec. 10, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia, in partnership with the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CCFF) and the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD), today launches the Cystic Fibrosis Technology Initiative (CFTI) to advance Canadian technologies that will help combat cystic fibrosis (CF).

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UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Building groundbreaking ceremony

Jul. 16, 2010 | Filed under: Backgrounder, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

Premier Gordon Campbell and University of British Columbia President Prof. Stephen Toope led a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Pharmaceutical Sciences Building today.

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