Energized. Engaged. Inspired. Bursting with ideas. That's how participants described feeling after an intense two-day skunkworks event where multidisciplinary teams were challenged to rapidly design innovative solutions to ease the burden of pain. “The idea was to come together around an issue that affects patient populations around the globe and would also have local relevance,"
Resident painting at Brock Fahrni This article is part of our continuing “Research & Innovation” series looking at some of our most exciting studies, breakthroughs, and discoveries. Right now, seniors make up almost 20% of our population and that number is rising quickly. By the end of this decade, another five million of
Aerial rendering of new St. Paul's Hospital The next stage of the new St. Paul’s Hospital and Health Campus at the Jim Pattison Medical Centre is now underway: three shortlisted proponents have been selected to participate in the Request for Proposal (RFP) stage to develop, design, and build the new Clinical Support and Research
Through intense consultations this past year, we were able to not only define our priorities, but also crystalize how to capture and communicate our unique qualities. What emerged from those consultations is our collective desire to express more confidence. There was consensus that now is finally the right time to match our identity
Hosted by Providence Research in partnership with St. Paul’s Foundation, this is a unique innovation event designed to tackle the challenges faced by patients and the community when dealing with pain. This event helps underscore a particular Providence tradition: putting people in the greatest need at the centre of our research priorities. Hacking Pain
This story originally appeared in Promise Magazine: Promise 2021 Right now, in a crumbling old building on Burrard Street, scientists at St. Paul’s Hospital are working to identify the genes associated with peanut allergy; cure sepsis (an infection that kills more people worldwide than cancer or heart disease); restore lung function in people with
Story courtesy St. Paul's Foundation St. Paul’s Hospital is renowned for its compassionate care. But we’re also a research powerhouse. In this regular feature, we look at some of the most exciting made-at-St-Paul’s studies, breakthroughs, discoveries. There are many ways to define research excellence: funding, papers published, outcomes and impact. By every measure, researchers
ON BEHALF OF FIONA DALTON, DR. DARRYL KNIGHT, DR. JEFF PIKE AND BRIAN SIMMERSWe have reached another major milestone for the new St. Paul's Hospital campus — the business plan for the Clinical Support and Research Centre (CSRC) has been approved by the provincial government.Next week we'll start the formal search for a Developer