MSFHR provided urgent funding to five BC health authorities to help them respond to the COVID-19 pandemic while stabilizing and building research capacity in each BC region.

Launched by Dr. Chris Carlsten, a new patient registry will track the health of every person who recovered from COVID-19, discharged from the major hospitals in Vancouver, and agreed to participate in the registry.

Led by Dr. Patricia Spittal, her team of Indigenous and allied researchers focus on how Indigenous people have been impacted by the pandemic, concentrating on a cohort of 800 young people who use drugs in Vancouver and Prince George.

Applications are now open for our 2021 Scholar and Research Trainee competitions! Read on for more details.

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British Columbian researcher Dr. Manish Sadarangani hopes to provide further clues to this question in coming months with funding from the MSFHR COVID-19 Research Response Fund.

2020 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize winner Dr. Poul Sorensen

In a candid interview, Dr. Sorensen reflects on his career as a clinician researcher, the mentors who helped him ask the big questions, and his advice to the next generation of health researchers.