Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI), a world leader in translational health research, is the research body of Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.

VCHRI includes three of BC’s largest academic and teaching health sciences centres — Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital and GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre — as well as many other hospitals and public health agencies across Vancouver Coastal Health. VCHRI is academically affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine and is one of Canada’s top-funded research centres receiving between $80 million and $100 million in research funding annually. Over 1,500 personnel are engaged in a variety of research centres, programs and evolving research areas.

Awards

2021

Recipient

Hanwen Liu

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Portable MRI for multiple sclerosis: Feasibility establishment and technical development for clinical and research applications

2018

Recipient

Katharina Held

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Regulation of the ion channel TRPM3 by reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the implications on brain functions and diseases.

Recipient

Peter Black

Award type

Health Professional-Investigator award


Project title

Unraveling disparate roles of Notch-1 and Notch-2 signaling in bladder cancer

2017

Recipient

Deborah A M Jehu

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

The effects of balance training with or without cognitive training in older adults with MCI and impaired mobility

2016

Recipient

Julia Schmidt

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Study of Neurophysiology in Childhood Concussion (SONICC)

2015

Recipient

Nicholas Weilinger

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Investigating a novel target for cerebral edema during stroke