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

Terry Fox

Terry Fox Run - September 15, 2019

This year's Terry Fox Run takes place on Sunday September 15, in locations across Canada.  Please consider donating to or joining our TFRI-VPC team as we raise funds to enable The Terry Fox Foundation & The Terry Fox Research Institute to continue their support of innovative and progressive cancer research programs

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