The 12th annual Mr. Lube Tournament for the Cure will be held on June 9, 2021 to help raise funds for the Prostate Centre at VGH. In keeping with our tradition of excellence, our tournament offers a d ...
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is proud to celebrate the world-class health care professionals at our hospitals and the donors who support them at our signature fundraising event, the Night of a Thousa ...
An internationally recognized research team at Vancouver General
Hospital is working on a new treatment for wounds that will prevent
the heavy scarring experienced by many burn survivors. The
discovery will also be valuable for pe...
Internationally recognized for their work in Alzheimer disease
and related disorders such as dementia, Parkinson’s
disease, ALS, Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke, our doctors and
researchers are among world leaders in the...
Worldwide, infectious diseases are the second leading cause of
death only after cardiovascular diseases; in Canada, they are a
major cause of lost economic productivity and a leading cause of
premature loss of life. The SARS crisi...
The Centre for Hip Health and the Musculoskeletal Research is
the first centre in the world to organize researchers and
clinicians including surgeons and other health care professionals
such as physiotherapists, together to focus ...
Every single British Columbian will face a urological issue at
some time in his or her life. Urologic surgeons care for patients
with a wide range of common problems such as bladder infections,
trouble urinating, prostate and blad...
The Skin Care Centre at VGH has a comprehensive and aggressive
program aimed at exploring all aspects of skin cancer and is
Canada’s leading skin cancer research group,
encompassing both clinical and basic research. Bu...
The Eye Care Centre at VGH is the largest eye facility in
Canada, providing diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of
conditions. The Centre is also one of the leading sites for the
delivery of cataract, glaucoma, oncology, ocul...
The Centre of Excellence for Surgical Education and Innovation
is the first Centre of its kind in Canada to be accredited by the
American College of Surgeons and is committed to achieving
excellence in medical education, research ...
Up to 80% of us will experience a disabling episode of back or
neck pain in our lives, whether as a result of a degenerative disc
disorder, spinal infection or other conditions. A smaller number of
people will suffer the devastati...
Men have often been the subjects of health research, but not the
focus. This has unfortunately led to an impression that current
health services meet men’s health needs. The
establishment of the BC Men’s He...
Every person in British Columbia wants to know they are
receiving the best treatment available, that the latest equipment
is being used and that they are benefiting from the most up to date
research findings. The
in it for life F...