Other Research Projects

  • Targeting the androgen receptor for knockout using siRNA/RNA interference strategies
  • Inhibiting androgen signaling using small molecules that bind to the androgen receptor
  • Determining mechanisms of ERG-mediated prostatic carcinogenesis
  • Defining the role and relevance of exosomes as communication vesicles during prostate cancer progression and the development of therapeutic resistance
  • Identification of changes in the genomes and transcriptomes of tumors mechanistically linked to the emergence of metastasis and drug resistance 
  • Determining the role of Semaphorin 3C in treatment resistance of prostate cancer
  • Investigating the anti-apoptosis protein, BIRC6 as a potential therapeutic target for prostate cancer
  • Bio-engineering and testing viruses that specifically infect and kill tumor cells while sparing normal cells

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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