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  • High-throughput sequencing lab at TRU a first for BC Interior

    Thompson Rivers University will soon be home to the first high-throughput genomic sequencing lab in BC outside of the Lower Mainland, thanks to a $291,000 investment from Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
  • Emergency department expansion launched at Merritt hospital

    MERRITT - Emergency health services in the Coquihalla corridor will be strengthened thanks to a planned expansion and renovation of the Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre's emergency department.
  • Volunteer Highlights for Feb. 5 to 12

    Special Olympics - Kamloops
  • Student nurses, physicians solve emergency cases together

    Simulation lab provides health-care collaboration in a safe setting

    UBC Okanagan nursing and med students are training side by side for the first time.

    Medical students start work in the clinical setting in their third year, and this is the first, third-year class from UBC’s Southern Medical Program to have an opportunity to work in hospitals and clinics in BC’s Interior.
  • Chemists discover 23 new molecules in red wine

    Medical breakthroughs among potential benefits of research findings

    Scientists have long espoused the health benefits of red wine. Now UBC chemists have discovered 23 new molecules that could mean there are even more vino virtues.

    Assoc. Prof. Cédric Saucier, who runs the Enology laboratory at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has spent years trying to determine what is really going on in that glass of red wine.

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