Research Scientists and Associates

VPC Research Scientists

Dr. Ladan Fazli
Dr. Nada Lallous
Dr. Nader Al Nakouzi
Dr. Babak Shadgan
Dr. Syam Somasekharan
Dr. Stas Volik

VPC Laboratory Manager

Dr. Susan Moore

BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Centre

Dr. Samuel Aparicio
Dr. Marcel Bally
Dr. Shoukat Dedhar
Richard Gallagher
Dr. William Jia
Dr. Christian Kollmannsberger
Dr. Tom Pickles

BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island

Dr. Charles Ludgate (Radiation Oncology)

Vancouver Coastal Health

Dr. Silvia Chang (Radiology)
Dr. Caigan Du (Urologic Sciences)
Dr. Stacy Elliott (Psychiatry)
Dr. David Huntsman (Pathology)
Dr. Ted Jones (Pathology)
Dr. Alice Mui (Transplant Immunology Research)
Dr. Christopher Nguan (Urologic Sciences)
Dr. Torsten Nielsen (Pathology)

University Of British Columbia

Dr. Purang Abolmaesumi (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Dr. Jenny Bryan (Statistics)
Dr. Helen Burt (Pharmacy)
Dr. Dirk Lange (Urologic Sciences/Stone Centre)
Dr. Hongshen Ma (Mechanical Eng.)
Dr. Mehdi Moradi (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Dr. Chris Overall (Dentistry)
Dr. Robert Rohling (Electrical and Computer Eng. & Mechanical Eng.)
Dr. Tim Salcudean (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Dr. Lynn Stothers (Urologic Sciences/Bladder Care Centre)

University Of Victoria

Dr. Juan Ausio

University Of Washington

Dr. Celestia Higano (Urology, Medical Oncology)

Kobe University, Japan

Dr. Hideaki Miyake


A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.


2016 Step Up team

Step Up Challenge fundraiser: February 25, 2018

The annual Step Up Challenge, raising funds for Prostate Cancer Canada, takes place in Vancouver on Sunday February 25. Click here to sponsor our relay team as they climbs 379 floors. Click here to volunteer to help with the event.

It's a Snow Day poster

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour: March 9

Mt. Seymour is hosting It's A Snow Day, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, on Friday March 9. The event will include slope time, a reception, and a silent auction. Click here for more details including how to register, donate and/or sponsor.




Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Discovery of a promising new medication to block "master key" of cancer growth

Dr. Chris Ong
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Drs. Wyatt and Chi: ctDNA predicts resistance to AR-targeted therapy

VCHRI News article on study of ctDNA predicting resistance to AR-targeted therapy

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