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New research could revolutionize how we treat chronic lung disease

Scientists have discovered a new way to identify people at risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Half of interdisciplinary care staff at long-term care facilities exhibit signs of burnout

Almost half of interdisciplinary care staff at PHC’s five long-term care facilities exhibit signs of burnout, according to an article published this week.

Researchers discover how blood vessels protect the brain during inflammation

Drs. Pascal Bernatchez and David Granville, Principal Investigators at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (HLI) at St. Paul’s Hospital, are among the study’s co-authors.

Report recommends legally regulated heroin sales in BC

The BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) has released a report that recommends the controlled regulation of heroin sales in BC.

PRESS RELEASE: New St. Paul’s Hospital officially moving forward

Improved access to life-saving health care is on the way to downtown Vancouver with the approval of the business plan for a new St. Paul’s Hospital.

First in Canada pilot project at St. Paul's Hospital ED to provide take-away treatment to opioid overdose patients

A leading-edge pilot project in the St. Paul’s Hospital Emergency Department, in collaboration with the VCH Regional Addiction Program, will provide opioid overdose patients with take-away doses of treatment upon discharge. 

Dr. Julio Montaner honoured with Senate medal

The Executive Director and Physician-in-Chief of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS received the Senate 150th Anniversary Medal. 

Is it a heart attack? Study seeks to improve diagnosis and care for women

Dr. Karin Humphries, Scientific Director at the BC Centre for Improved Cardiovascular Health, is among the experts speaking at a Feb. 13 event on women's heart health.

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.

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