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Injectable hydromorphone treatment for severe opioid use disorder may reduce mortality and save costs to society compared to providing methadone alone, according to this study.
The MSFHR Reach Program provides up to $10,000 in funding to support the dissemination and uptake of research evidence to inform and improve further research, practice and policy-making.
Congratulations to all researchers who were successful in the Fall 2017 CIHR Project Grant competition! At Providence Health Care, 12 projects received funding. In Canada, a total of 512 projects and 33 bridge grants were funded for a total of $372 million in funding from CIHR. 71 projects are from BC, of which 53 are from UBC. 12 among them are PHC-based.
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Interested in research and patient care improvements? Join the PHC Practice-Based Research Challenge! A Question and Answer session on the 2018 Research Challenge will also be held and is open for all to attend.
The recent CIHR Foundation Grant competition funded 63 researchers across Canada. Of these researchers, nine are from BC; two of whom are PHCRI researchers: Dr. Lindsey Richardson from the BC-CfE and Dr. Keith Walley from the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation.
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In 2016, the PHC Mental Health program began a partnership with Dr. Joseph Puyat, a Scientist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Science (CHÉOS), and a team of researchers and health professionals, to assess the care delivered to patients with early psychosis.
PHC researchers received funding awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) through their 2017 Scholar Award program and their 2017 Research Trainee Award program.
Drs. Chris Carlsten and Scott Tebbutt of the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation has teamed up to identify
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Dr. Liam Brunham has received the Canada's Top 40 Under 40 award, honouring outstanding young leaders in business, visionaries and innovators across Canada, who inspire others to give back to their communities.
Dr. Liam Brunham is Assistant Professor at The University of British Columbia and Principal Investigator at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, a general internist with a focus on clinical lipidology and attending physician at the Health Heart Program Prevention clinic at St. Paul’s hospital, one of the largest specialty lipid clinics in Canada.
Do you have a great research idea, but not sure what to do with it?
The Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences (CHEOS) has launched a new section on their website, “Navigating the Clinical Process: From Ideation to Completion”, to provide guidance and support throughout the clinical research process.