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Congratulations CIHR Fall 2018 Project Grant recipients

CIHR has announced the recipients of its Fall 2018 Project Grants and several PHC-affiliated researchers are among the successful principal investigators.

Join the 2019 PHC Practice-Based Research Challenge

The 9th annual competition is now open to point-of-care PHC staff.

Funding opportunity: Early Career Clinician Investigator Award

Applications are now open for the 2019 Early Career Clinician Investigator Award. This competition supports early career clinician investigators by providing resources that will help them explore questions identified in the early stages of their medical profession.

Yoga empowers youth dealing with depression, anxiety and PTSD

Yoga is gaining momentum as a therapeutic option for people with various physical and mental health issues and new research suggests its benefits extend to youth who have experienced trauma.

There's no cure for HIV, but we're working on it

Once considered impossible, many scientists now believe finding a cure for HIV is feasible and researchers at the BC-CfE, like Dr. Zabrina Brumme, are investigating some exciting strategies.

Meet Dr. Don Sin – world-leading expert in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

November is COPD Awareness Month and Dr. Don Sin, a St. Paul’s Hospital respirologist and Director of the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (HLI), is once again being recognized as one of the world’s top experts in the disease.

Study: mobile trailer a success in caring for opioid overdose patients

The results of a study published last month in the Journal of Urban Health, led by Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer, clearly demonstrate the success of the Mobile Medical Unit, a “hospital on wheels” that was deployed in the Downtown Eastside during 2016/17 to treat cases of opioid overdose.  

PRESS RELEASE: Cannabis science prof. to research cannabis in opioid overdose treatment

This professorship will explore the role cannabis can play in helping people with opioid-use disorder stay on treatment.

PROOF celebrates 10 years of excellence

As PROOF marks its 10th anniversary, CEO Dr. Bruce McManus reflects on the Centre’s remarkable last decade and the promising future ahead.

Congratulations new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

Drs. Liam Brunham and Richard Sawatzky are among the Fall 2018 Canada Research Chair recipients.

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