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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Seventh Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium Recap
On Wednesday, March 9th the Women’s Health Research Institute held its Seventh Annual Women’s Health Research Symposium. This year, the event was held both virtually and in-person at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre at the University of British Columbia, marking the first in-person event for the institute since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in […]
UBC announces 2022/23 Research Excellence Clusters
The University of British Columbia has announced forty research excellence clusters funded in 2022/23 through their Research Excellence Clusters initiative. Among the recipients of this year’s funding were four clusters led by WHRI members: Established Clusters Transformative Health and Justice Dr. Helen Brown Women’s Health Research Cluster Dr. Liisa Galea Emerging Clusters Advancing the Science […]
New episode of @WomensResearch: In conversation with Dr. Jennifer Gardy
If you’ve ever thought about #SciComm, this month’s episode of @WomensResearch is for you. Dr. Angela Kaida sits down with Dr. Jennifer Gardy to discuss her journey, from research with the BC CDC, to her path to television, to her current position with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and what it means to think about local research […]