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A resource for PHSA's research community

Information and resources for researchers, research trainees and students, and research staff working at any of PHSA's research sites.

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ThinkstockPhotos-840818290-4-3-ratio.jpgNew research shows many women with breast cancer don’t need chemo. Here’s what this means for BC Cancer patients.

​Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women with one in nine developing the disease in her lifetime. This year, approximately 3,500 new cases of breast cancer are expected in the province of British Columbia.

Learn more about these research findings.

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PREFERRED_Grunau, Ruth - May 2018-4-3-ratio.jpgA career dedicated to relieving pain in the tiniest patients: Dr. Ruth Grunau recognized for outstanding accomplishments in the field of infant pain

In recognition of her extraordinary contributions to child health, Dr. Ruth Grunau received the 2018 Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief from the American Pain Society. Dr. Grunau’s research and leadership has led to changes in health policy and clinical practice worldwide to improve the way clinicians recognize and manage pain in the smallest patients.

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iStock_74272555_XLARGE v3.jpgImproving care for kids with hard-to-treat cancer

BC Children’s Hospital has joined CureWorks, an international collaborative of leading academic children’s hospitals focused expanding clinical trials and accelerating the development of leading-edge immunotherapy treatments.

Learn more about this partnership.

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Administrative Updates




E-health library resources available to support research, education and practice<img alt="" src="/researcher/PublishingImages/GettyImages-604333946.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />E-health library resources available to support research, education and practicePHSA clinicians, staff and researchers are invited to explore a host of online health library resources available through PHSA’s membership with the Electronic Health Library of British Columbia (eHLbc) consortium.
Data management services for research expanded across PHSA<img alt="" src="/researcher/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-530567628-607x405.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Data management services for research expanded across PHSAREDCap is now available to users from across PHSA with support from BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and PHSA Research & Academic Services.
New research misconduct policy and procedure<img alt="" src="/researcher/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-671298684-607x405.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New research misconduct policy and procedureIn support of maintaining the highest ethical standards and integrity of our organization, the PHSA Board has approved a new research misconduct policy and procedure.

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BC Centre for Disease Control Foundation

Women's Health Research Institute at BC Women's

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Sex & Gender Considerations in Research

Women's Health Research Institute at BC Women's

Women's Health Research Institute at BC Women's

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute

BC Centre for Disease Control Foundation

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