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Living with Cystic fibrosis: Simple blood tests to help patients live longer and breathe better

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 12:29
May is Cystic Fibrosis (CF) awareness month which aims to get people talking about a very debilitating disease that affects approximately 70,000 people worldwide. It occurs in about one in 3600 live births. Up until the 1950s people with CF would be... more

Innovative and translational research ideas of HLI Investigators recognized by the Providence Health Care Research Institute two years in a row

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:28
Congratulations to HLI Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. Liam Brunham for winning the 2016 PHCRI and VCHRI Innovative and Translational Research Award. This award will fund his project, Targeted Next Generation Sequencing to Improve the Diagnosis and... more

Organ and Tissue Donation Saves Lives

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 09:42
Centre for Heart Lung Innovation Biobank
  April 18 - 25 is the National Organ and Tissue Donation Week. Every tissue or organ donated to research saves countless lives because it helps scientists discover solutions for diagnosis or treatment of disease. When Dr. James Hogg was recruited from... more

Post-Doctoral Fellow job opportunity

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 10:24
Post-Doctoral Fellow The Study to Avoid cardioVascular Events in British Columbia (SAVE BC) invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of post-doctoral research fellow. SAVE BC is a large scale clinical research study of... more

SAVE BC Launched

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 14:36
Save BC
SAVE BC launched to study BC families with early onset heart disease HLI researchers launch study to identify risk factors and develop new approaches for diagnosis and treatment of families affected by early-onset atherosclerotic heart disease.  ... more