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View recent news and events relating to research at Providence Health Care.
As part of a Digital Technology Supercluster pilot project, 50 handheld ultrasound scanners are being distributed to physicians in rural areas around the province.
Data analysis experts at the PROOF (Prevention of Organ Failure) Centre played a central role in a new study that found a readily available antiviral drug could be used to treat COVID-19.
In accordance with guidance from the Provincial Health Officer, UBC will be extending its curtailment of research activities until April 30, 2020. PHCRI will adopt the same extension deadline.
Update: Advisory on clinical trials and clinical research operations at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Providence Health Care (PHC)
During this time we must follow VCH and PHC directives relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and be aware that these directives will change to accommodate the rapidly evolving situation.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to cancel 2020 Research Day and postpone the announcement of the 2020 Research & Mission Award.
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).
Advisory on clinical trials and clinical research operations at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Providence Health Care (PHC)
Please read this memo regarding clinical trials and clinical research, prepared in partnership with VCHRI and UBC, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Researchers at St. Paul’s Hospital are exploring the role of self-compassion in eating disorders treatment and recovery.
Kirsten Marchand, a trainee at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS), explored the experiences of patients who receive injectable opioid agonist treatment (iOAT) for opioid use disorder at Crosstown Clinic.
New research from St. Paul's Hospital shows most people are not able to recognize a life-threatening medical emergency.
A recent study in The Lancet provides important new information about detecting high cholesterol in younger people, and could even change the thinking about the age at which a person’s cholesterol levels should first be measured, says a St. Paul's researcher.
A new guideline aims to bridge the gap between research and practice and will be used by clinicians to manage and treat high-risk drinking and alcohol-use disorder.
A new report published by the Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity recommends the full decriminalization of sex work, among other policy changes.
New research based at St. Paul's Hospital explores how select groups of people perceive the use of SMRs in an acute inpatient psychiatric setting.
A St. Paul's Hospital-based study is setting the stage for the arrival of new therapeutics by providing the critical testing to help identify who may benefit from such new therapies.
For those using illicit opioids to manage their chronic pain, cannabis may be a beneficial – and a less dangerous – alternative, according to new research from the BC Centre on Substance Use.
Cannabis may be helping Canadians cope with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new research from the BC Centre on Substance Use.
The gift will advance the work of the First Nations Health Authority Chair in Heart Health and Wellness at St. Paul’s Hospital.
Physician researcher Dr. Liam Brunham and members of St. Paul’s Healthy Heart Clinic are organizing a public awareness-raising event for patients and family members with Familial Hypercholesterolemia.