Accelerating the development of lifesaving treatments — bringing hope to people everywhere. UBC is at the heart of biomedical innovation. 

Whether it’s educating the next generation of talent, translating discoveries into new treatments and patient care, or launching ambitious biotech companies, the UBC community is positioning BC and Canada as a global hub for biomedical innovation.

UBC researchers and learners are working together across disciplines and with partners in industry, government and non-profit sectors to advance a world-class biomanufacturing ecosystem. We are fueling a new wave of innovation and creating pathways to more healthy, resilient communities in Canada and around the world.

Dr. Pieter Cullis in a lab

Redesigning Drug Delivery

UBC Medicine professor Dr. Pieter Cullis helped pave the way for mRNA vaccines and other life-saving treatments thanks to his work on lipid nanoparticles.

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