The BC Children's Hospital, together with Providence Health Care Research Institute and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, organizes a public lecture each March. These lectures include several talks by clinicians and scientists on the latest leading-edge health research.

 

Watch Public Lectures

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A Closer Look at Cancer Research — Using Blood-Based "Liquid" Biopsies to Improve Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

Alexander Wyatt
Dr. Alexander Wyatt — Using Blood-Based Liquid Biopsies to Improve Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

Dr. Wyatt is seeking to develop better treatments for late-stage metastatic prostate cancer. Learn about the role of circulating tumour DNA in his research. Presented by Dr. Alexander Wyatt, Senior Research Scientist, Vancouver Prostate Centre; Assistant Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

A Closer Look at Cancer Research — Pediatric Cancer

Rod Rassekh
Dr. Rod Rassekh — Pediatric Cancer

Dr. Rassekh talks about improvements in cancer cure rates, the use of genomics in pediatric cancer and individualizing cancer therapy, and exciting research going on now at BC Children's Hospital. Presented by Dr. Rod Rassekh, Investigator, Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

A Closer Look at Cancer Research — Colon Cancer Screening

Jennifer Telford
Dr. Jennifer Telford — Colon Cancer Screening

Gastroenterologist, Dr. Telford, talks about colorectal cancer prevention and diagnosis and how screening for colorectal cancer decreases cancer death and reduces the need for more aggressive forms of cancer treatment. Presented by Dr. Jennifer Telford, Medical Director, BC Colon Screening Program; Clinical Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

The Big Picture — Imaging in Research

Robert Boone Bruce Bjornson David Wilson
Dr. Robert Boone, Dr. Bruce Bjornson, and Dr. David Wilson — The Big Picture: Imaging in Research

Presented by Dr. Bruce Bjornson, Investigator, Director, Brain Mapping & Neurotechnology Lab; Scientific Director, Imaging (3T MRI) Facility, BC Children's Hospital; Clinical Assistant Prof., Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Dr. David Wilson, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Prof., Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Dr. Robert Boone, Interventional Cardiologist, St. Paul's Hospital; Prof., Dept. of Medicine, UBC. | Watch here

 

 

Oak Street Campus Symposium — Medical Genetics and Clinical Practice

Colin Ross Catriona Hippman Jehannine Austin
Dr. Colin Ross, Catriona Hippman, and Dr. Jehannine Austin — Medical Genetics and Clinical Practice

Presented by Dr. Colin Ross, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Assistant Prof., Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC. | Catriona Hippman, Doctoral Student, BC Children's Hospital. | Dr. Jehannine Austin, Canada Research Chair, Translational Psychiatric Genomics; Prof., Dept. of Medical Genetics & Dept. of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

On the Front Lines — The Latest in Surgery and Emergency Medicine Research

Corinne Hohl Cynthia Verchere Sam Wiseman
Dr. Corinne Hohl, Dr. Cynthia Verchere, and Dr. Sam Wiseman — The Latest in Surgery and Emergency Medicine Research

Presented by Dr. Corinne Hohl, Assistant Prof., Dept. of Emergency Medicine, UBC; Attending Emergency Physician, VGH. | Dr. Cynthia Verchere, Investigator & Director, Burn Unit, BC Children's Hospital; Head & Clinical Prof., Div. of Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Dr. Sam Wiseman, Director of Research, Dept. of Surgery, SPH; Associate Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Watch here

 

 

Mental Health Research Matters

Jehannine Austin Raymond Lam Christian Schutz
Dr. Jehannine Austin, Dr. Raymond Lam, and Dr. Christian Schutz — Mental Health Research Matters

Presented by Dr. Jehannine Austin, Canada Research Chair, Translational Psychiatric Genomics; Prof., Dept. of Medical Genetics & Dept. of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC. | Dr. Raymond Lam, Prof., Dept. of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC; Director, Mood Disorders Centre, UBC Hospital. | Dr. Christian Schutz, Research Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences, PHCRI; Associate Prof., Institute of Mental Health, Dept. of Psychiatry, UBC. | Watch here.

 

 

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