Posts Tagged ‘Providence Health Care’

Dr. James Hogg received an honorary degree from UBC in 2010. (Photo: Don Erhardt)

Dr. James Hogg given national award for leadership in medicine

Mar. 20, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Gairdner Foundation has recognized Dr. James Hogg with the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, the premier honour for leadership in medical science in Canada.

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HIV/AIDS Treatment as Prevention strategy working in B.C. Montaner calls for national implementation

Nov. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

A new study from the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) shows highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) reduces new HIV diagnoses, deaths and HIV prevalence, suggesting that the made-in-Canada Treatment as Prevention strategy should be implemented across the country.

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Dr. Karin Humphries, the new UBC Heart and Stroke Foundation Professor in Women’s Cardiovascular Health

New UBC professorship focuses on women’s cardiovascular health

Oct. 19, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

The first research program in British Columbia to focus on gender-based differences in cardiovascular disease has been established by the University of British Columbia and Providence Health Care.

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UBC-Providence Health research to examine new treatments for heroin addiction

Oct. 12, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver at the end of this year. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia, it’s the only clinical trial of its kind in North America.

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