News + Events

News + Events

21 October, 2011

CIHR Cafe Scientifique presents Wearing your genes: Can personalized medicine help them fit better?

Join us for a lively discussion on the most recent research in personalized medicine, and how it could help you. ... Read more

Karin Humphries

New research program investigates leading cause of death for women in BC

Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia announce the establishment of the first research program in B.C. to focus on the impact of gender-based differences on cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke). ... Read more

Posted: 20 October, 2011

Request for Proposals: Jean-Francois Bowden Fund

The St. Paul’s Hospital Healthy Heart Program is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for two awards created in the memory of Jean-Francois Bowden to reflect his dedication to cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation, and the use of information technology. ... Read more

Posted: 14 October, 2011
Dr. Harvey Coxson

Smoking cessation: slowing the decline of lung function in COPD

As part of an international research study called ECLIPSE, researchers found that quitting smoking is still the best antidote to slow progression of the disease. ... Read more

Posted: 4 October, 2011