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

Regaining control after a devastating accident

"I say yes to participating in research because it has been such a positive experience for me and I know it can have a profound effect on other people.”
– Aaron Coret, Vancouver

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Not just a disease of the elderly

"I say yes to participating because I want to support other people with arthritis. The only way we can move forward with this disease is through research.”
– Trish Silvester-Lee, Surrey

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A brighter future with bipolar disorder

"I say yes to participating because it’s so cool that we can be the ones to teach doctors! By sharing my experience I’m helping researchers understand.”
– Madeleine Clarkson, New Westminster

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Seniors help seniors with new shingles vaccine trial

"I say yes to participating because seniors can play an important role in helping other seniors.”
– Vicky Dabbs, Richmond

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Mind over matter: the secret to female sexual desire

"I say yes to participating in research because the more that women talk about our sexuality, the more of a voice we will have.”
– Sophie Hooper, Vancouver

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In the name of love

"We say yes to research because participation adds variety to our lives and teaches us different ways to cope with the aftermath of a stroke.”
– Ray and Nancy Banks, Abbotsford

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The secrets of a healthy gut

"I say yes to participating because scientific research needs healthy people like me to get valid results. We’ve got to step up!”
– Andrew Dewberry, Vancouver

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Life turned upside down: father of three faces reality of post-cancer diagnosis

"I say yes to participating in research because it means I can be an active participant in both illness and healing.”
– Gerald van Wyck, Vancouver

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