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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.
Join us for an informative evening talk to learn about cutting-edge research on prostate, colorectal and childhood cancers.
Attend an informational event where cardiovascular experts and patients will share their knowledge and experiences.
The Executive Director and Physician-in-Chief of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS received the Senate 150th Anniversary Medal.
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.
CIHR has announced the recipients of its Fall 2018 Project Grants and several PHC-affiliated researchers are among the successful principal investigators.
The 9th annual competition is now open to point-of-care PHC staff.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
This professorship will explore the role cannabis can play in helping people with opioid-use disorder stay on treatment.
As PROOF marks its 10th anniversary, CEO Dr. Bruce McManus reflects on the Centre’s remarkable last decade and the promising future ahead.
Are you curious about health research – who does it, who funds it, and how it’s done?
Drs. Liam Brunham and Richard Sawatzky are among the Fall 2018 Canada Research Chair recipients.
Dr. Julio Montaner, Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, received a Civic Merit Award from the City of Vancouver.
The study found that the most dangerous time for pedestrians on Halloween was between 5 and 8 p.m.
The Education Physician Lead for the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is being recognized for excellence in family medicine.
Several PHCRI-affiliated researchers will be speaking at this year's Expo.