Immune suppressive cells are a vital part of wound healing, but new research by MSFHR Scholar Kevin Bennewith shows they also contribute to the development of metastatic tumours.
In this issue: MSFHR announces 2016 Scholar Award recipients; Learn how patients are reshaping health research in latest issue of Spark; Positive response to information forums on new funding programs; Unique network involves community in bipolar disease research
The multidisciplinary network founded by MSFHR Scholar Erin Michalak is the only program in the world to apply a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to the study of bipolar disorder.
Fifteen exceptional BC-based investigators have been named recipients of Scholar Awards through MSFHR's 2016 Scholar Program competition.
How the patient perspective is reshaping health
In this issue of Spark, we attempt to demystify patient engagement by looking at some of the ways researchers, care providers, and even funding agencies are helping to put the patient voice to use for the benefit of all British Columbians.