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Protected: The Maternal Microbiome LEGACY Project Launch

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CTN 236, The “HPV in HIV Study” 2017 Year in Review: Report

Twenty-seventeen was an exciting and productive year for the “HPV in HIV Study”.  The Long Term Follow-Up phase of this study extends the national project to collect longer term data on the immunogenicity, efficacy and safety of the human papillomavirus vaccine in women and girls living with HIV. Over 150  study visits were completed in … Continue reading “CTN 236, The “HPV in HIV Study” 2017 Year in Review: Report”



GenCOUNSEL is hiring a Project Manager! This position will be involved with the optimization of genetic counselling for clinical implementation of genome-wide sequencing, & is part of a 4 year, $4.2 million Large Scale Research Project funded by Genome Canada, Genome BC, Genome Quebec & other partners. More info:

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Dr. Lori Brotto featured in the Vancouver Sun

WHRI’s Executive Director, Dr. Lori Brotto, has been featured in the Vancouver Sun for her work helping men who have cancer-related erectile dysfunction rekindle their intimate relationships using mindfulness-based therapy. Read the full article here:


Women’s Health Research Symposium Report

On October 25 2017, the Women’s Health Research Institute, together with the Vice President Research Office at Simon Fraser University, hosted a half-day women’s health research symposium at the beautiful SFU Diamond Alumni Centre. The event was entitled, “Examining diversity across disciplines, decades, and distances”. The event consisted of a trainee breakfast, a keynote presentation … Continue reading “Women’s Health Research Symposium Report”


#ItsNotInYourHead Dissemination Toolkit

Have you heard about the genital pain condition that affects up to one in ten women? Help us spread the word about provoked vestibulodynia, or PVD, so that women can receive a diagnosis faster and know that they are not alone. We have created a dissemination toolkit which provides information on PVD, and includes pre-written tweets and infographics … Continue reading “#ItsNotInYourHead Dissemination Toolkit”

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