Expertise & Services

Expertise

The pathology core provides comprehensive, rapid molecular pathology services ranging from standard histology to custom work such as TMA construction, antibody validation, and genomic analysis including CISH and FISH, in addition to providing the pathology expertise required for scoring and interpretation of results.

Services

Our molecular pathology and applied genomics core is supported by a world class team of molecular pathologists and offers a broad range of analytical services to the public and private sectors including:

Immunohistochemistry

  • Single staining
  • Double-staining

Immunohistochemistry biomarker evaluation

In situ immunofluorescence

In situ hybridization

  • FISH
  • CISH

In situ Toxicology Analysis

In situ Proximity-ligation Analysis

Tissue Micro Array (TMA) construction

High-throughput scanning

Image storage service
Remote VPN access

Digital Image Analysis

Whole Mount Tissue Analysis

  • Murine tissue
  • Human Prostate
  • Human Pancreas

Laser-Capture Micro-dissection (LCM)

Manual Macro Dissection (LMD)

 

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
DNA

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