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Researchers help find solutions to the overdose crisis

Learn how PHC researchers are helping respond to the overdose crisis through research, teaching and community engagement.

It’s ‘absolutely feasible’ to eliminate hepatitis C. Here’s how.

Researchers at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) at St. Paul’s Hospital are monitoring and evaluating the hepatitis C epidemic in BC. Research scientist Dr. Kate Salters shares the basics on hep C and explains what’s being done to eliminate the disease. 

St. Paul’s and VGH researchers find rate of heart disease among younger adults isn’t improving

Drs. Liam Brunham, Simon Pimstone and Karin Humphries were all involved in this retrospective study.

Federal government invests $23 million into HIV/AIDS research

The funding will support the renewal of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN), whose National Centre is based at St. Paul’s.

St. Paul’s heart-rhythm disorders specialist named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

Dr. Zachary Laksman, a specialist in heart-rhythm disorders at Providence Health Care and Principal Investigator with the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, has been named a Recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2019.

Providence Health research group receives federal funds to support survivors of gender-based violence

The federal government is providing $1 million to the Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity for a project to to support survivors of gender-based violence in Vancouver.

Wildfire season is here: how to protect your health

Dr. Don Sin, staff respirologist at St. Paul’s Hospital and the Head of Respiratory Medicine at Providence Health Care, discusses the effects of smoke on our health.

Another year, another Research Day: 15th annual event celebrates our successes

The Providence Health Care research community converged on the Century Plaza Hotel June 7 for a morning of celebration, education and networking.

On Father’s Day, father/son researchers reflect on their parallel lives at Providence

Dr. James and Robert Hogg both have deep connections to Providence Health Care, are both renowned researchers in their respective fields and are both recipients of the Order of Canada.

PHC researchers say study highlights need to address gender differences around cardiac arrests

A recent European study that concluded women have lower chances than men of surviving a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital is consistent with the work of two Providence Health Care researchers.