Discoveries

Our researchers are on the front lines of discovering and sharing treatments, cures, and therapies that impact health and economic outcomes in B.C. and around the world.

Should women really wait 2-3 years between pregnancies?

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How does stress affect motivation and contribute to depression?

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How does stress affect motivation and contribute to depression?

Stress floods our brains with a molecule called CRF that saps us of motivation and energy.

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What deadly disease might be an unexpected weapon to fight cancer?

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What deadly disease might be an unexpected weapon to fight cancer?

A protein in malaria may provide a new way to target cancer cells.

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How can older adults slow the progression of dementia?

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Is it possible to transplant organs without the donor being a perfect match?

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Is it possible to transplant organs without the donor being a perfect match?

Using stem cells has been found to reduce organ rejection, opening up the donor pool.

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Can a simple invention make surgery safer in developing countries?

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Can a simple invention make surgery safer in developing countries?

The screw cutter is replacing bolt cutters in countries around the world, making surgery safer.

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What effect do diesel fumes have on our DNA?

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