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

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.

10th Anniversary Ride to Live

West Coast Motorcycle Ride To Live: May 26th

The 10th Anniversary West Coast Motorcycle Ride to Live is taking place in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on May 26 (Victoria date to be finalized), with details on the event and how to register on the event website.  This fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC includes a 50/50 raffle open to all BC residents over age 19.

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

An innovative new study advances personalized medicine for prostate cancer patients

Drs Chi and Wyatt
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Three researchers receive Prostate Cancer Canada & Movember Foundation grants for biomarker development