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PHCRI Memo - March 20, 2020

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, PHCRI will follow exactly the same procedures as outlined by UBC for research (subject to the directives implemented by the health authority research institutes for clinical trials and REB approved clinical research).

Celebrate Research: Shaping our Knowledge of Chronic Disease


Join us for an informative talk to learn about cutting-edge research on the prevention, treatment and management of chronic illnesses.

About this Event

Providence Health Care Research Institute, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute organize this annual public lecture featuring talks and a Q&A panel with clinicians and scientists on leading-edge health research.

Meet the PHC Research Institute


Researchers and research staff from across the organization are invited to a meet-and-greet event with the Providence Health Care Research Institute (PHCRI). Our new President Dr. Darryl Knight will introduce himself and his vision for the future. Following his presentation, enjoy some refreshments while you mix and mingle. Dr. Knight and our PHCRI Department Managers will be available to answer your questions.

When septic shock strikes: a personal story

In 2017, Providence Health Care senior administrator Scott Harrison ended up in the hospital with septic shock. Read his personal story and learn what researchers at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation are doing to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sepsis and septic shock.