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  • UBC Okanagan medical student examines the use of CT scans by doctors

    KELOWNA - Increased public awareness of the risks associated with concussions has led to a surge in patients visiting emergency departments — and statistics Canada reports some 30,000 concussions or related head injuries are recorded annually in Canada for patients 12 to 19 years old.
  • UBC celebrates the research, and those who are making a difference

    KELOWNA - Research matters. Whether it’s a new chip on cell phones to monitor health, helmets that prevent concussions, or new methods to provide safe drinking water, research underway at UBC’s Okanagan campus continues to evolve and improve our lives.

    UBC Okanagan is hosting its 10th annual Celebrate Research week March 2 to 6, and is inviting the community to discover the goings-on inside the research labs, in our communities, and what makes UBC’s researchers tick.
  • UBC team part of federal concussion research initiative

    Paul van Donkelaar’s research into the effect concussions have on young athlete brains received a financial boost from the federal government this week.

    Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose has announced Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding for 19 concussion research projects, providing more than $4.3 million to scientists across Canada.
  • UBC team part of federal concussion research initiative

    Grant funds new scientific study about concussions to children and youth

    Paul van Donkelaar’s research into the effect concussions have on young athlete brains received a financial boost from the federal government this week.

    Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose has announced Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding for 19 concussion research projects, providing more than $4.3 million to scientists across Canada.

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