An interview with Dr. Colin Collins titled "Genomics in Prostate Cancer and Beyond" was published today in Gene Online. Dr. Collins discusses what brought him to the Vancouver Prostate Centre, his past and current research, and the importance of team science. Click here to read the interview (link opens in new window).
October 23, 2018 - Today,...
Dr. Yuzhuo Wang was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He received the honour in a presentation by Dr. Linda Rabeneck, President of the CAHS in a ceremony held in Vancouver on September 13 at the Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, BC. You can view the full CAHS annoucment here; the entry for Dr. Wang is:
Dr. Martin Gleave is the recipient of the fifth annual Dr.
Drs. Zoubeidi, Black and So are PIs on three CIHR Project Grants that were funded in the March 2018 competition. The funded projects are:
Dr. Amina Zoubeidi: Hormone therapy induces reprogramming to drive aggressive prostate cancer ($669,376 over 5 years)
- Ranked 1st of 39 projects in the Cancer Biology & Therapeutics 2 Committee's review panel
Drs. Peter Black & Purang Abolmaesumi: Multi-centre Temporal Ultrasound Image Analysis for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis ($1,158,976 over 5 years)
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) supports tomorrow’s research leaders with the Top Graduating Doctoral Student Awards and the Rising Star Awards. These awards recognize outstanding contributions by VCHRI research trainees to research excellence, service as role models, and other contributions to the VCH research community.
The Vancouver Sun is running a five-part series on prostate cancer, written by Larry Pynn. Links will be added as stories are published.
Part 1: Shock and choices after the diagnosis
1 in 7 Canadian men get prostate cancer, and I am among them