Posts Tagged ‘Faculty of Dentistry’

Marcio Barros rescued a kidnapped Christmas tree as a campus cop before earning his degree at UBC. Martin Dee Photograph

A secure future

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , ,

Brazilian dentist Marcio Barros worked as a campus guard before earning Canadian credentials

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New $10.1 M imaging facility will unlock medical, engineering secrets

Feb. 20, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , ,

Scientists will get a closer-than-ever look at everything from molars to soils with today’s opening of the Faculty of Dentistry’s Centre for High-Throughput Phenogenomics at the University of British Columbia.

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Master switch discovery could provide road map for treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory diseases

Jan. 22, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , ,

Scientists trying to create drugs to treat chronic inflammation in diseases like arthritis now have a new culprit known as MMP2. New University of British Columbia research shows that this enzyme works as a master switch to activate inflammatory diseases.

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UBC partners with Vietnamese hospital to create $8M oral health research centre

Sep. 12, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia has received an in-kind gift of $8 million from the Ho Chi Minh City National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology to create an oral health research centre.

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UBC Dentistry gains $1M to enhance patient-based research and knowledge transfer

Apr. 26, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

The Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia has opened a clinical research centre focusing on best practices and evidence-based patient care thanks to a $1 million donation from Frontier Dental Laboratories.

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Mapping proteins key to human health and immune system: UBC research

Feb. 17, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Proteins, the building block for all living organisms, are the ultimate transformers – able to splice and switch roles and functions within the human body. But when these changes go wrong, diseases such as cancers and arthritis may result, says University of British Columbia researcher Chris Overall.

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