Four out of 12 PHSI awards granted across Canada have been awarded to BC-based researchers. The funded projects, which span a range of issues including mental health and harm reduction, are focused on bringing researchers and decision-makers together to address health system priorities.
New resources to build connections between BC researchers and those affected by autism spectrum disorders have been released by the Pacific Autism Family Centre and its partners, including MSFHR.
The Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award recognizes MSFHR board member Dr. Nadine Caron for her role as an inspirational mentor to Indigenous women and girls.
MSFHR is providing $800K to support evaluation and research for the BC Integrated Youth Services Initiative.
New research led by MSFHR Scholar Clara van Karnebeek shows how genome-wide sequencing can inform targeted treatments for children with intellectual disabilities.
Published by the BC Ethics Harmonization Initiative (BCEHI), the report highlights outcomes of an eight-month pilot during which BCEHI partner organizations used new harmonized processes for reviewing minimal-risk studies involving human subjects.