Posts Tagged ‘pharmaceutical sciences’

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-developed formulation of leishmaniasis drug shown to be stable and effective in tropical temperatures

Dec. 7, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

A new formulation of Amphotericin B (AmB) developed by University of British Columbia researchers has been shown to be stable in tropical climates and effective in treating Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) in mouse models.

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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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UBC study offers ethical and cost-effective strategy for managing MRI incidental findings

Jun. 17, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The increasing number of incidental findings in brain imaging can be managed ethically and cost-effectively by screening study participants based on gender, age and family history, according to University of British Columbia researchers.

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UBC researchers call for “social offset” to tackle neglected tropical diseases

May. 18, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Public health and international development experts at the University of British Columbia are calling for a “social offset” mechanism to set aside a portion of research funding slated for neglected tropical diseases (NTD) to address broader social determinants of disease.

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