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

Rock4Prostate

Rock4Prostate fundraiser - Friday Nov 8, 2019

The 2nd annual Rock4Prostate event takes place Friday Nov 8 at the Backstage Lounge Pub on Granville Island.  Tickets available at Eventbrite and at the door ($20 or $10 for students 19+), with proceeds going to Prostate Cancer Canada.  Please visit the Facebook event page for more details

VPC Movember 2013 team

Movember fundraiser: Nov. 1 - 30, 2019

Movember is an international charity raising funds for men's health initiatives. Movember Canada focuses on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Please visit moteam.co/the-vancouver-prostate-centre to join or donate to our Centre's Movember fundraising team.

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, September 16, 2019

Drs Cox, Gleave and Goldenberg awarded Prostate Cancer Canada and Movember 2019 Discovery Grants

Drs Cox, Gleave and Goldenberg
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Drs. Wyatt and Sorensen receive 2019 UBC Faculty of Medicine Awards for Distinguished Achievement

Drs Wyatt and Sorensen
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Drs. Sorensen, Ester and Huntsman elected to Royal Society of Canada

Drs Sorensen, Ester, Huntsman