Dr. Bernie Eigl

Dr. Bernie Eigl

M.D. McMaster University, 1998
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (Internal Medicine), 2001
Fellow (Medical Oncology), BCCA 2003
Research Fellow, CAMO/CIHR, Vancouver Prostate Centre, 2004

Team: 
Clinical and Research Scientists
Positions: 

Clinical Associate Professor, Univeristy of British Columbia
Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency
Provincial Director, Systemic Therapy Clinical Trials

 

Dr. Eigl is a medical oncologist specializing in genitourinary oncology, with a special research interest in bladder and prostate cancers.  He presently leads several clinical trials evaluating novel therapies such as antisense oligonucleotides and oncolytic viruses in these disease settings.  He is active in national and international clinical trials and is a member of the National Cancer Institute of Canada GU Clinical Trials Group and Canadian Uro-Oncology Group.

Dr. Eigl rejoined the Prostate Centre in 2012.  After completing a research fellowship here in 2004, he took a leadership position in genitourinary research in Calgary, Alberta.  During his tenure there he was the Head of the Genitourinary Tumor Research Group, Medical Director of theClinical Trials Unit, and the Director of the Alberta Clinical Cancer Research Unit (ACCRU).

In returning to British Columbia, Dr. Eigl has taken on a provincial leadership role for systemic therapy clinical trials, which provides access to clinical trials for all cancer patients in British Columbia through the six regional cancer centres.

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.

Events

VPC Terry Fox team 2016

Terry Fox Run: Sunday September 16, 2018

On Sunday September 16, the fundraising Terry Fox walk/run/ride is taking place across Canada.  We are grateful for our  grant support provided by The Terry Fox Foundation and Terry Fox Research Institute continously since 1998 - click here to donate to our team (opens in new window)

 

Vancouver

18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference: Sat Sept 22, 2018

The 18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference for patients, their families and health care professionals will be held in Vancouver on Saturday September 22, from 8 AM to 4 PM.  Click here for further details and to purchase tickets ($30, includes lunch). (Opens in new window)

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Dr. Gleave awarded the 2018 Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research

Dr. Gleave
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Three VPC trainees receive 2018 VCHRI Rising Star Awards

2018 Rising Star Awardees
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