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Dr. Aly Karsan & BC Cancer Agency researchers receive $7.5 million grant<img alt="" src="/researcher/PublishingImages/Terry-Fox-team.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Aly Karsan & BC Cancer Agency researchers receive $7.5 million grantNew funding from the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) aims to help researchers identify useful biomarkers and treatments for acute leukemia that are more effective and less toxic.http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/dr-aly-karsan-bc-cancer-agency-researchers-receive-$7-5-million-grant2017-10-05T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer Agency 2016 Research Report<img alt="" src="/researcher/PublishingImages/BCCA%202016%20Research%20Report%20cover.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer Agency 2016 Research ReportLearn how BC Cancer Agency researchers advanced technologies and played a key role in coordinating the publication of high impact articles, among other successes, in 2016.http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/bc-cancer-agency-2016-research-report2017-06-29T07:00:00Z
Pocket Doc for Pneumonia: Top 10 Google.org Impact Challenge finalist<img alt="" src="/researcher/PublishingImages/pocket-doc-for-pneumonia--google-org-impact-challenge---mobile-device.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Pocket Doc for Pneumonia: Top 10 Google.org Impact Challenge finalistVote for BC Children's Hospital Foundation in the Google.org Impact Challenge Your vote can help save children’s lives worldwide!http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/pocket-doc-for-pneumonia-top-10-google-org-impact-challenge-finalist2017-03-16T07:00:00Z
Opioid substitution therapy and mental health counselling help prevent hepatitis C reinfectionOpioid substitution therapy and mental health counselling help prevent hepatitis C reinfectionhttp://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/opioid-substitution-therapy-and-mental-health-counselling-help-prevent-hepatitis-c-reinfection2017-01-06T08:00:00Z
Women’s Health Research Institute celebrates 10 years<img alt="" src="/researcher/PublishingImages/WHRI%2010%20year%20anniversary.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Women’s Health Research Institute celebrates 10 years​The Women's Health Research Institute (WHRI) recently held a special gathering to celebrate their 10-​year anniversary​. http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/women’s-health-research-institute-celebrates-10-years2016-11-10T08:00:00Z
Infections early in life may activate immune responses that prevent leukemiaInfections early in life may activate immune responses that prevent leukemiaNew research from the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children’s Hospital provides insight into how early-life infections may reduce the risk of Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most prevalent type of childhood leukemia.http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/infections-early-in-life-may-activate-immune-responses-that-prevent-leukemia2016-11-04T07:00:00Z
Kids bounce back quickly: Researchers find most childhood injuries don’t impact quality of life in the long termKids bounce back quickly: Researchers find most childhood injuries don’t impact quality of life in the long termVancouver, B.C. – BC Children’s Hospital and UBC researchers have found that within four months of an injury, most children have recuperated and enjoy the same quality of life they did before they got hurt.http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/kids-bounce-back-quickly-researchers-find-most-childhood-injuries-don’t-impact-quality-of-life-in-the-long-term2016-10-26T07:00:00Z
Screening newborns for a common virus is a cost-effective way to prevent lifelong disabilityScreening newborns for a common virus is a cost-effective way to prevent lifelong disabilityVancouver, B.C. - A study published this week in JAMA Pediatrics shows that screening newborn babies for congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is cost-effective and helps prevent lifelong disabilities.http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/screening-newborns-for-a-common-virus-is-a-cost-effective-way-to-prevent-lifelong-disability2016-10-14T07:00:00Z
Northern Health Collaboration Seed GrantNorthern Health Collaboration Seed GrantPHSA, Northern Health (NH) and the University of Northern BC (UNBC) are excited to release a Request for Applications for the Seed Grant Program.http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/northern-health-collaboration-seed-grant2016-06-01T07:00:00Z
Genome-Wide Sequencing enables treatment for some types of intellectual disabilityGenome-Wide Sequencing enables treatment for some types of intellectual disabilityVancouver, B.C. - A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine is one of the first to show the life-changing benefits of genome-wide sequencing for children with certain kinds of intellectual disability.http://www.phsa.ca/researcher/news-updates/stories/genome-wide-sequencing-enables-treatment-for-some-types-of-intellectual-disability2016-05-26T07:00:00Z

 

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