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

It's A Snow Day

It's A Snow Day: Friday March 8

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, is being held on Friday March 8, 2019. Visit the event website for more details, and to register and/or sponsor a participant, or donate directly to Prostate Cancer Foundation BC.

Step  Up Challenge 2019

Step Up Challenge Vancouver - March 10, 2019

The Step Up Challenge, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Canada, takes place on Sunday March 10.  Teams of five ascend seven highrises in downtown Vancouver to climb a total of 5,000 feet.   The Vancouver Prostate Centre team is fundraising online; if you wish to volunteer or start your own team, please visit the event page.

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, January 21, 2019

Graduate student is co-first author of two European Urology publications in January 2019

Ms. Vandekerkhove
Friday, February 15, 2019

Dr. Zoubeidi interviewed for International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi