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Congratulations to the new and renewed Canada Research Chairs!

We would like to extend a warm congratulations to Dr. Crystal Karakochuk and Dr. Gina Ogilvie on their new and renewed Canada Research Chair appointments! Dr. Karakochuk has been appointed a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Micronutrients and Human Health. Dr. Ogilvie is a renewed Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Global Control of […]

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Team featuring two WHRI members awarded CIHR Training Grant

Congratulations to the CAMCCO-L Training Platform team on a successful CIHR Training Grant! The team features WHRI members Dr. Gillian Hanley and Dr. Timothy Oberlander. Training Grant: Health Research Training Platform – Drug Safety and Effectiveness The CAnadian Mother-ChIld COLlaborative Training Platform – The CAMCCO-L Training Platform PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S) Anick Bérard Isabelle Boucoiran Bruce C […]

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CIHR announces results of Doctoral Research Funding competition

The Women’s Health Research Institute would like to congratulate the recipients of CIHR’s Doctoral Research Awards, including two trainee members! Doctoral Research Award: Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award 2021-2022 Preventing ovarian cancer using machine learning to recommend opportunistic salpingectomy in British Columbia: An exploratory mixed-methods approach PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S) Alexandra M Lukey (Trainee Member) SUPERVISOR Gillian […]

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CIHR announces new Fellowships

We were thrilled to see WHRI members named as supervisors on four CIHR Fellowships this funding period. We’d like to extend a warm congratulations to the new CIHR Fellows – we can’t wait to see the outcomes of your work! Fellowship: CIHR fellowship Predictive biomarkers for ovarian cancer: analysis of patient derived xenografts under treatment at […]

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Congratulations to the recipients of CIHR Operating Grants

Congratulations to the recipients of CIHR’s Operating Grants to Address the Wider Impacts of COVID-19 – Impact of Deferred/Displaced Care on Health! Among the recipients were two teams led by WHRI members. Operating Grant: Addressing the Wider Health Impacts of COVID-19 – Impact of deferred/displaced care on health COVID-19 and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Impact of […]

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Combining patient-led advocacy and research to reduce severe maternal morbidity after sepsis

By Stefanie Novakowski, Grants Facilitator, Centre for International Child Health | BC Children’s Hospital Next week, May 8-14, 2022, marks Maternal Sepsis Week, an annual observance established by the Sepsis Alliance to raise awareness of the unique signs and symptoms of maternal sepsis, share survivors’ personal experiences and remember the loved ones lost to maternal […]

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Beyond the binary: What does gender-inclusive women’s health research look like?

UPDATE: April, 2022 Since publishing this web story, the Women’s Health Research Institute has remained committed to finding ways to support research that is inclusive of all bodies that may benefit from it. As part of this work, Dr. Angela Kaida (Women’s Health Research Institute) and Bev Pomeroy (Island Health, Experience) are co-leading a project […]

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New video from the BCC3 team!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bo6Bmw48MVY&ab_channel=BCC3Study Check out the latest video from the BCC3 study team! Explore the Côté Lab and learn how the team determines the age of immune cells. 

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14th Annual Lectureship in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery 2022

The University of British Columbia Lectureship in Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery was founded to promote an awareness of pelvic floor disorders, to create a forum for the presentation of treatment innovations, and new evidence of efficacy, and ultimately to improve the quality of life of women who suffer from pelvic floor disorders. The lectureship was started […]

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