UBC receives $4.5 million for new research chair

December 13, 2007

The University of British Columbia is to have a new $4.5 million Addiction Research Chair, thanks to a new funding announcement by the provincial government and St. Paul's Hospital Foundation.  The funding will support "leading-edge research and the development of innovative treatment approaches."  This will be the first such chair at UBC.  20 leadership chairs in BC will receive up to $4.5 million in funding from the government.