HIV/AIDS

Company pledges $1 million for UBC to study marijuana's effect on HIV (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A company vying for a licence to produce and sell medical marijuana has pledged $1 million to a University of British Columbia researcher studying pot's potential for treating HIV-AIDS.

UBC researcher gets $1-million grant to study link between pot, HIV/AIDS (M-J Milloy, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

A University of B.C. researcher who recently found that daily pot use might help fight HIV/AIDS is getting a $1-million grant from a commercial cannabis grower, which could lead to more clinical evidence for doctors skeptical of a drug still outlawed in Canada.

B.C. steps up in HIV treatment (Dr. Julio Montaner)

B.C. spends more than $100 million a year providing anti-HIV drugs free to eligible patients, helping boost the uptake to 85 per cent of those with HIV on Vancouver Island.

Conversations That Matter - Episode 11 - Dr. Julio Montaner

This week’s Conversation that Matters features Dr. Julio Montaner of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. 

The Orange Chair Sessions: Dr. Julio Montaner

Dr. Julio Montaner is a global leader in the treatment and prevention of an otherwise deadly disease.

New B.C. HIV cases dropping, but testing on rise (BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

B.C. is a global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and the only Canadian province showing a consistent decline in new HIV diagnoses, says the B.C. Ministry of Health. New diagnoses dropped sharply from 850 in the mid-1990s to 238 in 2012.

Six new laureates in Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Six Canadian health care luminaries — three researchers, a clinician, a health care advocate and a world-famous poet — were inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) on Apr. 23 in Winnipeg.

Julio Montaner, B.C. HIV/AIDS doctor, honoured at Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Dr. Julio Montaner, who leads B.C.'s Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in Winnipeg on Thursday night.

The Early Edition April 23, 2015 (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Small loans, room to play, PTSD tribute pole, Workplace, South Asian gangs, pot store rules, Montaner award, Joy McPhail, Condo organic waste, Shakespeare's birthday

Two Vancouver doctors inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (Dr. Julio Montaner)

Two Vancouver doctors have been inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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