People say yes to research for many reasons. Whether you are healthy or have a medical condition, there are opportunities to participate.

Home is where the heart is—cardiac monitoring in the comfort of home

"I say yes to participating in research because I want to pay back for the wonderful care I was so lucky to get.”
– William Der, Vancouver

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An atlas of the brain - new MRI technology makes mapping nerve connections easier

"I say yes to participating in research because I believe that my contribution is valuable to others.”
– Janet Uribe, Vancouver

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Chilli peppers and the mystery of neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury

"I say yes to participating because as a researcher myself, it’s really important to remember what it feels like on the other side.”
– Jessie McDougall, Squamish

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Suffering in silence: measuring the impact of voice disorders on workplace productivity

"I say yes to participating in research because the more data researchers have the more they can help patients.”
– Jonathan dela Cruz, Burnaby

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Planning ahead to ease concerns of Parkinson’s patients

"I say yes to participating in research because it is important for patients to be heard.”
– Sue Jackel, Sechelt

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From physical decline to newfound hope

"I say yes to participating in research for the opportunity to learn about my condition and hopefully contribute to better health care supports for others.”
– Andréa Vawda, Burnaby

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The stress effect: finding the causes behind a rare heart attack

"I say yes to participating in research because so little is known about my condition. It’s my civic duty to help clinicians find a way to prevent others having to go through this.”
– Mary Woo Sims, Vancouver

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Pinpointing patients most at-risk from air pollution exposure

"I say yes to participating in research because I want to know more about my condition and how I can maintain my health and lung function.”
– Mike Fischer, Coquitlam

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