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MSFHR Research Trainee Awards announced

Thirty-three post-doctoral fellows have received funding in the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research’s 2018 Research Trainee competition. PHCRI partnered to co-fund two of the researchers.

Providence Health Care Practice-Based Research Challenge announces funding for 11 teams

Eleven diverse and dedicated teams of point-of-care clinicians have received funding in this year's competition.

Five teams receive funding in the KT Challenge

This year, five PHC teams were funded, two of them regional projects that will be jointly funded by PHC, PHCRI and VCH Research Institute.

UBC bestows national prize on two heart health researchers

For the first time in its eight-year history, the prestigious Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize is being shared by two recipients – and both are Providence-affiliated researchers.

$1.6M federal grant supports women’s heart health study

Dr. Karin Humphries and her team want to improve health outcomes for women with suspected heart disease. Their “CODE-MI” study is one of several PHC research projects that were successful in the recent CIHR Spring Project Grant competition.

Breakthrough discovery will change treatment for COPD patients

Permanent lung damage caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) starts much earlier than previously thought, even before patients are showing symptoms.

Dr. Bruce McManus joins Order of Canada

The CEO of the PROOF Centre has received one of the country's highest civilian honours for his outstanding research.

Innovation and Translational Research Award winners announced

Funded studies will investigate how to make the ED safer for patients and staff, and whether a virus might be the key to improving lung cancer treatments.

Dr. Don Sin appointed new HLI Director

Dr. Don Sin will assume the role of Director of the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation at St. Paul’s Hospital (also known as the UBC James Hogg Research Centre), effective July 1, 2018.

PHCRI researchers receive 2018 MSFHR Scholar Awards

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research recently announced the winners of its 2018 Scholar competition and six of the 17 award recipients are PHC-affiliated researchers.

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