In the News

New Innovative Initiative, the Answer Factory, Makes Lab Space and Translational Research Expertise Available to Clinical Investigators Affiliated with BCCHR and WHRI

As part of a joint initiative supported by the UBC Faculty of Medicine and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR), the Clinical Research Development Laboratory (popularly known as the Answer Factory), has been established to foster the next generation of clinician-scientists and to support innovative patient-centered research.


Changing Childbirth in British Columbia Report

Findings from the Changing Childbirth in British Columbia study have been published on the UBC Birthplace Lab website.


Dr. Michael Anglesio: 2018 Recipient of the CIHR Maternal, Reproductive and Youth Health Award

The Early Career Investigator Award will fund a project to investigate the endometriosis micro-environment and cancer driver mutations in Endometriosis.

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 In the Media

Dr. Chelsea Elwood talks about “placentophagy” with the National Post

In this article, Dr. Elwood discusses the potential risks of consuming the placenta after childbirth, a practice growing in popularity, despite a lack of evidence.


Kate Wahl and Drs. Catherine Allaire and Paul Yong published on the Huffington Post blog

Read about the push to break the silence on painful periods in their article for Endometriosis Awareness Month.


Dr. Gina Ogilvie was a guest on CTV’s Her Health segment

Dr. Ogilvie joined Genesa Greening, CEO of BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation, and CTV’s Keri Adams to discuss her team’s ongoing work to eliminate cervical cancer.

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WHRI Events

Women’s Health Research Symposium 2019

Date: May 31, 2019

Time: 7:30am - 4:0ppm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre East

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