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

Curing sudden deafness needs help from people with and without the condition

"I say yes to participate in research because I feel that if I have the ability to help someone, I also have the obligation.”
– Marc Saunders, Vancouver

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Stopping vision loss from diabetes

"I say yes to participating in research because it gives us the knowledge and strength to navigate through the tricky parts of life.”
– Blake Covernton, North Shore

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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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