The Practice-based Research Challenge is an annual program that provides training, mentorship, and funding to help clinicians develop and conduct research projects inspired by their practice and the desire to improve patient care. Five teams have been awarded funding to conduct small-scale research projects in their own clinical settings. One of the teams is led by Hilary Cochrane, a speech language pathologist from BC Cancer - Victoria:
Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network accelerates precision medicine plan with signing of Contribution Agreement with Health Canada
Vancouver, BC -- The Government of Canada and the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) have jointly signed a Contribution Agreement which opens the door for the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network to begin operating.
Summer research studentships sponsored by the BC Cancer Foundation will be available to support senior undergraduate university students and/or junior medical or dental students seeking hands-on training in cancer research in British Columbia during the period of May 1 - August 31, 2021. These summer studentships may address any discipline of cancer research including clinical, translational, basic, behavioural and population research areas.
BC Cancer Foundation is the fundraising partner of BC Cancer, which includes BC Cancer Research. Together with our donors, we are changing cancer outcomes for British Columbians by funding innovative research and personalized treatment and care.