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A new research project at the University of British Columbia may produce new treatment methods for patients with COVID-19 and help prevent transmission of the deadly virus....

As the world prepares for future waves of COVID-19, the ability to predict mutations in the novel coronavirus even before they emerge will be essential to stopping future outbreaks....

This story is part of the “Making a difference” series, in which we shine a spotlight on the many ways—both big and small—that UBC community members are helping with the response to COVID-19.....

Scanner expected to speed up diagnoses in rural and remote areas.

UBC researchers have designed a network of portable, handheld ultrasound scanners th­at can soon accelerate COVID-19 diagnosis in B.C. and potentially beyond....

An international team led by UBC researcher Dr. Josef Penninger has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts. The findings hold promise as a treatment capable of stopping early infection of the novel coronavirus....

COVID-19 may have changed every aspect of life as we know it, but it is also restoring our collective faith in humanity as stories emerge of people quietly lending a helping hand in their communities....

Imagine being able to ‘grow’ nearly everything required by society, from energy, to plastics, adhesives, and advanced biomedical materials. This is the vision that drives the research and discoveries of UBC’s BioProducts Institute (BPI)....