Recent News (past 6 months)

Young epilepsy patient has rare brain surgery to fight for her life

Vancouver teen with severe epilepsy has life-saving device put in brain to reduce seizures, an American procedure not yet available in Canada. Click the title to read more.

From research to improved care – helping kids manage pain after day surgery

Dr. Julie Robillard’s research to understand patient experience translates into tangible and meaningful ways for families to navigate pain management after surgery. Click the title to read more.

UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury

Dr. Judy Illes is a Co-Principal Investigator for “Mend the Gap”, a multidisciplinary team working on a novel approach to treat spinal cord injury. Click the title to read more.