VCH Research Institute is home to eight major centres that are known nationally and internationally for their research excellence.
VCH Research Institute is home to seven major centres that are known nationally and internationally for their research excellence.
BC Centre on Substance Use [BCCSU]
A provincially networked organization with a mandate to develop, help implement, and evaluate evidence-based approaches to substance use and addiction.
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation [C2E2]
The Centre provides evidence-based advice to advance a sustainable health system for British Columbians.
Centre for Heart and Lung Health
The Centre improves the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung problems and serious illnesses like lung cancer and asthma that may require critical care.
Centre for Hip Health and Mobility
The Centre delivers research solutions to prevent, detect and treat bone and joint health problems and to enhance mobility across the lifespan.
Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health
The largest integrated brain centre in Canada that brings together experts in the fields of neuroscience, neurology, and psychiatry to explore the complexities of the human brain.
Immunity and Infection Research Centre
The Centre works to understand how the body’s immune system fights infectious diseases and causes immune disorders.
International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries [ICORD]
A unique alliance of researchers with the shared goal of better health outcomes for people with spinal cord injury.
Ovarian Cancer Research [OVCARE]
A world-class research centre enhancing ovarian cancer research in B.C. to improve outcomes for ovarian cancer patients.