Imagine a world where everyone with HIV receives treatment. This is what drives Dr. Julio Montaner and his team at the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS at St. Paul’s. Dr. Montaner, UBC/St. Paul’s Foundation Chair in AIDS and current director of the BC-CfE, was lead investigator of a seminal international clinical trial that resulted in Vancouver […]
The first Canadian research chair in cardiovascular prevention research, the Pfizer/Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in Cardiovascular Prevention Research at St. Paul’s, was created through a $1.25 million contribution from Pfizer Canada, $1.5 million from Simon Fraser University, $1 million from an anonymous donor to St. Paul’s Foundation and $750,000 from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of […]
Highly specialized chronic-disease care is now going where it hasn’t gone before. Internationally renowned Simon Fraser University and Providence Health Care (PHC) researcher Dr. Scott Lear is using $1-million in research grants to carry out his latest study of internet-delivered care – developing websites that help patients manage chronic diseases at home and in remote parts of the province.
Renowned B.C. kinesiologist and heart disease researcher Dr. Scott Lear is the inaugural recipient of the Pfizer/Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Research at St. Paul’s, established in partnership with Simon Fraser University (SFU).
PHC Announces $7.5 Million in
New Research Funding
A total of $7.5 million in new research funding for Providence Health Care and its partners was announced today. Of that total, $4.25 million is being contributed by Pfizer Canada.