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

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