british columbia

Summary

Summary: A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Same-sex mating and the origin of the Vancouver Island Cryptococcus gattii outbreak
    James A Fraser
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nature 437:1360-4. 2005
  2. pmc A rare genotype of Cryptococcus gattii caused the cryptococcosis outbreak on Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada)
    S E Kidd
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17258-63. 2004
  3. pmc Human illness from avian influenza H7N3, British Columbia
    S Aleina Tweed
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2196-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Application of land use regression to estimate long-term concentrations of traffic-related nitrogen oxides and fine particulate matter
    Sarah B Henderson
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2422-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Locoregional radiation therapy in patients with high-risk breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy: 20-year results of the British Columbia randomized trial
    Joseph Ragaz
    McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Ave, Montreal, PQ, Canada H3A 1A1
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:116-26. 2005
  6. pmc Characterization of environmental sources of the human and animal pathogen Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada, and the Pacific Northwest of the United States
    Sarah E Kidd
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 364 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, University of British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1433-43. 2007
  7. pmc Novel avian influenza H7N3 strain outbreak, British Columbia
    Martin Hirst
    British Columbia Cancer Agency BCCA Genome Sciences Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2192-5. 2004
  8. ncbi Fertility intentions of women of reproductive age living with HIV in British Columbia, Canada
    Gina S Ogilvie
    BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    AIDS 21:S83-8. 2007
  9. pmc Cryptococcus gattii isolates from the British Columbia cryptococcosis outbreak induce less protective inflammation in a murine model of infection than Cryptococcus neoformans
    Po Yan Cheng
    The Michael Smith Laboratories, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Infect Immun 77:4284-94. 2009
  10. pmc Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia outcomes after treatment: long-term follow-up from the British Columbia Cohort Study
    Joy Melnikow
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:721-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications363 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Same-sex mating and the origin of the Vancouver Island Cryptococcus gattii outbreak
    James A Fraser
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nature 437:1360-4. 2005
    ..This has implications for the emergence of other microbial pathogens and inbreeding in host range expansion in the fungal and other kingdoms...
  2. pmc A rare genotype of Cryptococcus gattii caused the cryptococcosis outbreak on Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada)
    S E Kidd
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17258-63. 2004
    ..The emergence of this usually tropical pathogen on Vancouver Island highlights the changing distribution of this genotype and emphasizes the importance of an ongoing collaborative effort to monitor the global epidemiology of this yeast...
  3. pmc Human illness from avian influenza H7N3, British Columbia
    S Aleina Tweed
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2196-9. 2004
    ..In 2004, an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N3 occurred in poultry in British Columbia, Canada. Surveillance identified two persons with confirmed avian influenza infection...
  4. ncbi Application of land use regression to estimate long-term concentrations of traffic-related nitrogen oxides and fine particulate matter
    Sarah B Henderson
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2422-8. 2007
    ..62 and were similar across traffic metrics. Resulting maps show the distribution of NO to be more heterogeneous than that of NO2, supporting the usefulness of this approach for assessing spatial patterns of traffic-related pollution...
  5. ncbi Locoregional radiation therapy in patients with high-risk breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy: 20-year results of the British Columbia randomized trial
    Joseph Ragaz
    McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Ave, Montreal, PQ, Canada H3A 1A1
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:116-26. 2005
    The British Columbia randomized radiation trial was designed to determine the survival impact of locoregional radiation therapy in premenopausal patients with lymph node-positive breast cancer treated by modified radical mastectomy and ..
  6. pmc Characterization of environmental sources of the human and animal pathogen Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada, and the Pacific Northwest of the United States
    Sarah E Kidd
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 364 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, University of British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1433-43. 2007
    Cryptococcus gattii has recently emerged as a primary pathogen of humans and wild and domesticated animals in British Columbia, particularly on Vancouver Island. C...
  7. pmc Novel avian influenza H7N3 strain outbreak, British Columbia
    Martin Hirst
    British Columbia Cancer Agency BCCA Genome Sciences Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2192-5. 2004
    ..This insertion likely occurred by recombination between the hemagglutination and matrix genes in the LPAI virus...
  8. ncbi Fertility intentions of women of reproductive age living with HIV in British Columbia, Canada
    Gina S Ogilvie
    BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    AIDS 21:S83-8. 2007
    We undertook a study to examine the fertility intentions and reproductive health issues of women living with HIV in a broad-based sample in British Columbia, Canada.
  9. pmc Cryptococcus gattii isolates from the British Columbia cryptococcosis outbreak induce less protective inflammation in a murine model of infection than Cryptococcus neoformans
    Po Yan Cheng
    The Michael Smith Laboratories, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Infect Immun 77:4284-94. 2009
    ..gattii has emerged in the last decade as the frequent cause of cryptococcosis in otherwise healthy people in British Columbia. We analyzed the immune responses elicited by three C. gattii strains and one C...
  10. pmc Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia outcomes after treatment: long-term follow-up from the British Columbia Cohort Study
    Joy Melnikow
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:721-8. 2009
    ..Information on the long-term risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) recurrence among women treated for CIN is limited yet critical for evidence-based surveillance recommendations...
  11. pmc Improved virological outcomes in British Columbia concomitant with decreasing incidence of HIV type 1 drug resistance detection
    Vikram S Gill
    BC Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 50:98-105. 2010
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  12. ncbi Descriptive epidemiology of osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada
    Jacek A Kopec
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:386-93. 2007
    ..OA prevalence and incidence rates by age and sex in a geographically defined population of 4 million people [British Columbia (BC), Canada] using an administrative database; and (2) to determine the effects of different administrative ..
  13. ncbi Anthocyanins, phenolics, and color of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Pinot Noir wines from British Columbia
    G Mazza
    Food Research Program, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Pacific Agri Food Research Centre, Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z0, Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 47:4009-17. 1999
    ..Viticultural practices that increased cluster sun exposure generally led to higher phenolics and color density of wines, whereas changing yeasts used for fermentation had minimal effects...
  14. ncbi Needlestick and other potential blood and body fluid exposures among health care workers in British Columbia, Canada
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 36:12-21. 2008
    ..Health care workers have high risk of exposure to human blood and body fluids (BBF) from patients in acute care and residents in nursing homes or personal homes...
  15. ncbi Decomposition of carrion in the marine environment in British Columbia, Canada
    G S Anderson
    Forensic Entomology Laboratory, School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University, V5A 1S6, Burnaby, B C, Canada
    Int J Legal Med 118:206-9. 2004
    ..This research involved the decomposition of pig carcasses in Howe Sound in British Columbia. Freshly killed pigs were submerged at two depths, 7.6 m and 15.2 m...
  16. ncbi Impact of HAART and injection drug use on life expectancy of two HIV-positive cohorts in British Columbia
    Elisa Lloyd-Smith
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    AIDS 20:445-50. 2006
    ..However, there is evidence that not all populations have benefited equally from HAART and that mortality rates are higher in HIV-infected injection drug users than in non-users...
  17. ncbi Youth's experiences with STI testing in four communities in British Columbia, Canada
    J Shoveller
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 85:397-401. 2009
    To analyse the experiences of youths accessing sexually transmitted infection (STI) services and to examine the perspectives of service providers in four British Columbia communities.
  18. ncbi Favorable outcome of primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma in a single institution: the British Columbia experience
    K J Savage
    University of British Columbia and the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ann Oncol 17:123-30. 2006
    ..The optimal treatment is unknown, with some studies suggesting a superior outcome with dose-intensive chemotherapy regimens, and the role of radiotherapy remains ill-defined...
  19. ncbi Explaining prescription drug use and expenditures using the adjusted clinical groups case-mix system in the population of British Columbia, Canada
    Gillian E Hanley
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Care 48:402-8. 2010
    ..Case-mix systems built from existing administrative datasets may prove very useful for such prediction...
  20. ncbi Inflammatory bowel disease in the South Asian pediatric population of British Columbia
    Vared Pinsk
    Division of Gastroenterology, B C Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1077-83. 2007
    ..Geographical differences, population migration, and changing demographics suggest an environmental role in prevalence, modulation, and phenotypic expression of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  21. pmc Molecular evidence that the range of the Vancouver Island outbreak of Cryptococcus gattii infection has expanded into the Pacific Northwest in the United States
    Edmond J Byrnes
    Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Infect Dis 199:1081-6. 2009
    ..infection and caused numerous human and veterinary infections; the outbreak's range has spread to mainland British Columbia. The outbreak-related isolates have been molecular type VGIIa, the major genotype, or VGIIb, the minor ..
  22. ncbi Performance of the ACG case-mix system in two Canadian provinces
    R J Reid
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Med Care 39:86-99. 2001
    ..METHODS: The study population included all residents of Manitoba and British Columbia who were continuously enrolled in the provincial health plans from April 1, 1995, to March 31, 1997...
  23. ncbi Cryptococcus neoformans infections at Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre (1997-2002): epidemiology, microbiology and histopathology
    Linda M N Hoang
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, 855 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Med Microbiol 53:935-40. 2004
    ..gattii) was recognized on Vancouver Island (VI), British Columbia, in 2002, which had affected 59, mostly immunocompetent, individuals since 1999...
  24. pmc Under-reporting of infectious gastrointestinal illness in British Columbia, Canada: who is counted in provincial communicable disease statistics?
    L Macdougall
    Epidemiology Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 136:248-56. 2008
    Under-reporting of infectious gastrointestinal illness (IGI) in British Columbia, Canada was calculated using simulation modelling, accounting for the uncertainty and variability of input parameters...
  25. ncbi Reactive arthritis and other sequelae following sporadic Salmonella typhimurium infection in British Columbia, Canada: a case control study
    Jane A Buxton
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Society, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Rheumatol 29:2154-8. 2002
    To describe sequelae occurring in the 3 months after sporadic Salmonella typhimurium (ST) infection in British Columbia (BC), Canada.
  26. ncbi Social and economic consequences of workplace injury: a population-based study of workers in British Columbia, Canada
    JUDY A BROWN
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 50:633-45. 2007
    ..Existing research suggests that workplace injuries can have significant economic and social consequences for workers; but there are no quantitative studies on complete populations...
  27. ncbi Landscape heterogeneity and marine subsidy generate extensive intrapopulation niche diversity in a large terrestrial vertebrate
    Chris T Darimont
    Department of Biology, PO Box 3020, Station CSC, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3N5
    J Anim Ecol 78:126-33. 2009
    ..groups, and individual grey wolves (Canis lupus) that occupy a spatially heterogeneous landscape in coastal British Columbia comprising a mainland area and adjacent archipelago. 3...
  28. ncbi Food sales outlets, food availability, and the extent of nutrition policy implementation in schools in British Columbia
    Karen Rideout
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 98:246-50. 2007
    ..offered for sale in all school food outlets, and the extent of nutrition policy implementation in schools in British Columbia. We also directly measured the number and types of snack foods available for sale in each vending machine at ..
  29. pmc Spawning salmon disrupt trophic coupling between wolves and ungulate prey in coastal British Columbia
    Chris T Darimont
    Department of Biology, Box 3020, STN CSC, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5, Canada
    BMC Ecol 8:14. 2008
    ..can influence a terrestrial wolf-deer (Canis lupus-Odocoileus hemionus) predator-prey system in coastal British Columbia, Canada...
  30. ncbi Microbial community dynamics in a seasonally anoxic fjord: Saanich Inlet, British Columbia
    Elena Zaikova
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Environ Microbiol 12:172-91. 2010
    ..dissolved gases and nutrients during a seasonal stratification and deep water renewal cycle in Saanich Inlet, British Columbia, a seasonally anoxic fjord...
  31. pmc Can hand-held computers improve adherence to guidelines? A (Palm) Pilot study of family doctors in British Columbia
    Morgan Price
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can Fam Physician 51:1506-7. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi Impact of mass treatment on syphilis transmission: a mathematical modeling approach
    Babak Pourbohloul
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:297-305. 2003
    Since 1997 Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) has experienced an outbreak of heterosexually transmitted infectious syphilis, which prompted a mass treatment campaign in early 2000 in an attempt to control the disease...
  33. ncbi High incidence rate and absent family histories in one quarter of patients newly diagnosed with Huntington disease in British Columbia
    E W Almqvist
    Department of Medical Genetics, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Clin Genet 60:198-205. 2001
    ..The present study investigated the uptake of this test in the province of British Columbia (BC), Canada and assessed the incidence rate and rate of identification of new mutations for HD...
  34. pmc Impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions: prevalence and associations among persons living with HIV/AIDS in British Columbia
    Melanie Rusch
    Department of Population Health, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St, Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:46. 2004
    To measure the prevalence of and associations among impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions in persons living with HIV in British Columbia to inform support and care programs, policy and research.
  35. ncbi Trends in physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis incidence in an administrative database in British Columbia, Canada, 1996-1997 through 2003-2004
    Jacek A Kopec
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:929-34. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe changes in physician-diagnosed OA incidence rates between 1996-1997 and 2003-2004 in British Columbia (BC), Canada.
  36. ncbi The occurrence of Lepeophtheirus salmonis and Caligus clemensi (Copepoda: Caligidae) on three-spine stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus in coastal British Columbia
    Simon R M Jones
    Pacific Biological Station, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
    J Parasitol 92:473-80. 2006
    ..and Caligus are reported from examinations of 1,309 three-spine sticklebacks collected in coastal British Columbia. Over 97% of the 19,960 Lepeophtheirus specimens and nearly 96% of the 2,340 Caligus specimens were in the ..
  37. ncbi Anaplastic thyroid cancer in British Columbia 1985-1999: a population-based study
    V Goutsouliak
    Radiation Oncology Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver Cancer Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 17:75-8. 2005
    To review the outcome of patients diagnosed with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma in British Columbia between January 1985 and December 1999.
  38. pmc The devil is in the details: trends in avoidable hospitalization rates by geography in British Columbia, 1990-2000
    Denise Cloutier-Fisher
    Centre on Aging, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:104. 2006
    ..during a period of time characterized by several waves of health sector restructuring and regionalization in British Columbia. AHRs are examined in relation to non-avoidable and total hospitalization rates as well as by urban and rural ..
  39. ncbi Evaluation of a mobile diabetes care telemedicine clinic serving Aboriginal communities in Northern British Columbia, Canada
    Andrew J Jin
    Int J Circumpolar Health 63:124-8. 2004
    In British Columbia, Aboriginal diabetes prevalence, hospitalization and mortality rates are all more than twice as high as in the rest of the population...
  40. ncbi Descriptive epidemiology of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and other Vibrio species infections in British Columbia: 2001-2006
    G Khaira
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can Commun Dis Rep 33:12-22. 2007
  41. ncbi Estimation of the costs of acute gastrointestinal illness in British Columbia, Canada
    S J Henson
    Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Int J Food Microbiol 127:43-52. 2008
    The costs associated with gastrointestinal infection (GI) in the province of British Columbia, Canada, were estimated using data from a population-based survey in three health service delivery areas, namely Vancouver, East Kootenay and ..
  42. ncbi Responses of subtidal benthos of the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada to ambient sediment conditions and natural and anthropogenic depositions
    B J Burd
    Ecostat Research Ltd, 1040 Clayton Road, North Saanich, BC, Canada V8L 5P6
    Mar Environ Res 66:S62-79. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi Outcomes with first-line platinum-based combination chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a review of practice in British Columbia
    Christopher W Lee
    BC Cancer Agency Fraser Valley Centre, 13750 96th Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada V3V 1Z2
    Lung Cancer 64:308-13. 2009
    ..The impact of these platinum-based regimens is assessed in this review of practice in the province of British Columbia. All cases of MPM diagnosed from 1999 to 2005 were identified in a provincial registry using ICD-O codes...
  44. ncbi The BC Community Pharmacy Asthma Study: A study of clinical, economic and holistic outcomes influenced by an asthma care protocol provided by specially trained community pharmacists in British Columbia
    William McLean
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research Unit, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada
    Can Respir J 10:195-202. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi A review of subtidal benthic habitats and invertebrate biota of the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia
    B J Burd
    Ecostat Research Ltd, 1040 Clayton Rd, North Saanich, BC, Canada V8L 5P6
    Mar Environ Res 66:S3-38. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide context on habitats and biota in the SoG, and to highlight topics and geographic areas where our knowledge of the benthos is limited or lacking...
  46. ncbi The global access initiative at the University of British Columbia (UBC): Availability of UBC discoveries and technologies to the developing world
    Kishor M Wasan
    The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2146 East Mall, Vancouver, B C, Canada V6T 123
    J Pharm Sci 98:791-4. 2009
    The University of British Columbia (UBC) became the first university in Canada to develop a strategy for enhancing global access to its technologies...
  47. ncbi Ecological niche modeling of lyme disease in British Columbia, Canada
    Sunny Mak
    Epidemiology Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5Z 4R4
    J Med Entomol 47:99-105. 2010
    ..amp; Kohls), and Ixodes angustus (Neumann), the bacterium and primary tick vectors for Lyme disease, in British Columbia (BC), Canada...
  48. ncbi Genotype D amongst injection drug users with acute hepatitis B virus infection in British Columbia
    C Panessa
    BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Viral Hepat 16:64-73. 2009
    ..This study identified HBV genotypes and transmission modes associated with acute infection in British Columbia (BC), Canada, from 2001 to 2005...
  49. pmc Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in horses in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia
    Nathalie Tokateloff
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Can Vet J 50:1177-80. 2009
    ..Surveillance is warranted because of the potential of MRSA to cause disease in horses and humans...
  50. ncbi Mortality and cancer incidence in a cohort of registered nurses from British Columbia, Canada
    Helen Dimich-Ward
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 50:892-900. 2007
    A retrospective cohort study of provincial registered nurses (RNs) from British Columbia, Canada was undertaken to determine risks of mortality and cancer incidence; in particular for breast cancer and leukemia.
  51. ncbi Occupational female breast and reproductive cancer mortality in British Columbia, Canada, 1950-94
    Amy C MacArthur
    Cancer Control Research Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:246-53. 2007
    ..It has been postulated that recent increases in female breast and reproductive cancers may be, in part, attributable to occupational exposures...
  52. ncbi Human illness and isolation of low-pathogenicity avian influenza virus of the H7N3 subtype in British Columbia, Canada
    Danuta M Skowronski
    J Infect Dis 193:899-900; author reply 900-1. 2006
  53. ncbi A population-based study of infectious syphilis rediagnosis in British Columbia, 1995-2005
    Gina S Ogilvie
    Dept of Family Practice, Div of STI HIV Prevention and Control, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1554-8. 2009
    The Canadian province of British Columbia has experienced an ongoing heterosexual infectious syphilis epidemic since July 1997...
  54. ncbi Workplace violence in Alberta and British Columbia hospitals
    Kathryn L Hesketh
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Health Policy 63:311-21. 2003
    ..Registered nurses in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada were surveyed on their experiences of violence in the workplace over the last five shifts...
  55. ncbi SOD1 gene mutations in ALS patients from British Columbia, Canada: clinical features, neurophysiology and ethical issues in management
    Andrew Eisen
    Neuromuscular Diseases Unit, Vancouver General Hospital, and the University of British Columbia, Canada
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 9:108-19. 2008
    Two hundred and fifty-four ALS patients from British Columbia, Canada were screened for mutations in the gene encoding the enzyme superoxide dismutase type 1 (SOD1). Thirteen patients (5...
  56. ncbi Tissue microarray for routine clinical breast biomarker analysis. The British Columbia Cancer Agency 2008 experience
    Thomas A Thomson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Clin Pathol 133:909-14. 2010
    ..The method has proved reliable and cost-effective. We report the results of the initial year of testing with this method...
  57. ncbi The risk of second malignancy in men with prostate cancer treated with or without radiation in British Columbia, 1984-2000
    Tom Pickles
    Radiation Oncology Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver V5Z 4E6, BC, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 65:145-51. 2002
    To describe the risk of second malignancy following a diagnosis of prostate cancer, in British Columbia (BC), Canada. To ascertain whether that risk changed with the use of radiation therapy.
  58. ncbi Hodgkin's lymphoma in Chinese migrants to British Columbia: a 25-year survey
    W Y Au
    Department of Medical Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ann Oncol 15:626-30. 2004
    ..Compared with the West, Hodgkin's lymphoma in Oriental countries is characterized by a lower incidence rate and a higher proportion of mixed cellularity histology. Both environmental and genetic factors may be involved...
  59. ncbi Cardiovascular and muscular strain during a tree planting season among British Columbia silviculture workers
    D G Trites
    School of Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Ergonomics 36:935-49. 1993
    Cardiovascular and muscle strain were determined in 16 British Columbia reforestation workers during a period of tree planting (75 days)...
  60. ncbi Joint health and safety committee education and the value of bipartite cooperation in the healthcare sector in British Columbia, Canada
    Annalee Yassi
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:305-12. 2005
    In 1999, in British Columbia, Canada, the healthcare workforce, healthcare employers and unions partnered to develop the Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare (OHSAH), a bipartite (labor-management)-governed organization ..
  61. ncbi A clinicopathological retrospective study of 131 patients with primary bone lymphoma: a population-based study of successively treated cohorts from the British Columbia Cancer Agency
    K M Ramadan
    Division of Hematology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Oncol 18:129-35. 2007
    ..Primary bone lymphoma (PBL) is a distinct clinicopathological entity. Although PBL has been reviewed in several small studies, few reflect recent improvements in primary treatment...
  62. ncbi Ethnoveterinary medicines used to treat endoparasites and stomach problems in pigs and pets in British Columbia, Canada
    Cheryl Lans
    BCICS, University of Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2, Canada
    Vet Parasitol 148:325-40. 2007
    ..documents the medicinal plants used to treat endoparasites and stomach problems in dogs, cats and pigs in British Columbia, Canada. Ethnoveterinary data was collected over a 6-month period in 2003...
  63. ncbi Population health effects of air quality changes due to forest fires in British Columbia in 2003: estimates from physician-visit billing data
    David Moore
    Dept of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 97:105-8. 2006
    Major forest fires near populated areas during 2003 exacted a huge economic toll on communities in British Columbia. We designed a study to examine associations between PM2.5 and PM10 levels and physician visits in two affected communities...
  64. ncbi Potential effects of climate change on ecosystem and tree species distribution in British Columbia
    Andreas Hamann
    Centre for Forest Gene Conservation, Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 2X8, Canada
    Ecology 87:2773-86. 2006
    ..Four orthogonal canonical discriminant functions were used to describe the realized climate space for British Columbia's ecosystems and to model portions of the realized niche space for tree species under current and predicted ..
  65. pmc Summary of findings from the evaluation of a pilot medically supervised safer injecting facility
    Evan Wood
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 175:1399-404. 2006
    ..These findings should be useful to other cities considering supervised injecting facilities and to governments considering regulating their use...
  66. ncbi Disparities in birth outcomes by neighborhood income: temporal trends in rural and urban areas, british columbia
    Zhong Cheng Luo
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, British Columbia, Canada
    Epidemiology 15:679-86. 2004
    ..It is unclear how disparities in birth outcomes by socioeconomic status have changed over time, particularly in settings with universal health insurance and favorable socioeconomic conditions...
  67. ncbi Location, location, location: contextual and compositional health effects of social capital in British Columbia, Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, The University of British Columbia, 6303 N W Marine Dr, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 60:2059-71. 2005
    ..Utilizing two original data sets, one pertaining to features of communities in British Columbia, Canada and the other to characteristics of individuals living in them, this article distinguishes the health ..
  68. pmc A cohort study of traffic-related air pollution impacts on birth outcomes
    Michael Brauer
    School of Environmental Health, The University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver BC V6T1Z3 Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 116:680-6. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that air pollution exposure adversely affects pregnancy outcomes. Few studies have examined individual-level intraurban exposure contrasts...
  69. ncbi Introduction of combined CHOP plus rituximab therapy dramatically improved outcome of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in British Columbia
    Laurie H Sehn
    Division of Medical Oncology and Pathology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 4E6
    J Clin Oncol 23:5027-33. 2005
    ..We conducted a population-based analysis to assess the impact of this combination therapy on adult patients with DLBCL in the province of British Columbia (BC).
  70. pmc Population distribution and burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in British Columbia, Canada
    M Kate Thomas
    Foodborne, Waterborne and Zoonotic Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:307. 2006
    ..In developed countries, gastrointestinal illness (GI) is typically mild and self-limiting, however, it has considerable economic impact due to high morbidity...
  71. ncbi Chemotherapy in small bowel adenocarcinoma: 10-year experience of the British Columbia Cancer Agency
    P Czaykowski
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 19:143-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the use and value of chemotherapy in patients with SBA. We assessed this issue in a consecutive cohort of patients from British Columbia, Canada.
  72. ncbi Uptake of cadmium from Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) in British Columbia oyster growers
    Ray Copes
    BC Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Environ Res 107:160-9. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi Epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis in British Columbia, Canada
    David P Speert
    Division of Infectious and Immunological Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:988-93. 2002
    ..The major source of acquisition of P. aeruginosa in CF appears to be from the environment. Considering these observations, we do not recommend segregation of patients with CF on the basis of their colonization status with P. aeruginosa...
  74. ncbi Pap screening and knowledge of risk factors for cervical cancer in Chinese women in British Columbia, Canada
    T Gregory Hislop
    MDCM, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Ethn Health 9:267-81. 2004
    ..A community-based survey was conducted involving 528 Chinese immigrant women residing in British Columbia, Canada, in order to identify barriers and facilitators to Pap testing...
  75. pmc The sex factor: epidemiology and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in British Columbia
    Pat G Camp
    Faculty of Medicine, Respiratory Division, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:417-22. 2008
    ..These predictions are based in part on data from surveys using self-reports of a COPD diagnosis. Whether these predictions have been realized is unknown...
  76. ncbi Clinical and economic consequences of reference pricing for dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers
    Sebastian Schneeweiss
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02120, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 74:388-400. 2003
    ..visits, hospitalizations, long-term care admissions, and expenditures after the introduction of reference pricing for dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers (CCBs) among patients aged 65 years or older in British Columbia, Canada.
  77. ncbi A Pap test screening clinic in a South Asian community of Vancouver, British Columbia: challenges to maintaining utilization
    Sukhdev Grewal
    Langara College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 21:412-8. 2004
    ..Nurses can play a key role in mobilizing and maintaining collaborations that are essential to the continuing success of community-based programs...
  78. ncbi Mortality among 5-year survivors of cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence in British Columbia, Canada
    Amy C MacArthur
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:460-7. 2007
    ..overall and cause-specific mortality in a population-based cohort of 2,354 individuals diagnosed with a cancer or tumor prior to 20 years of age between 1970 and 1995 in British Columbia (BC), Canada who survived at least 5 years.
  79. pmc Spread of Cryptococcus gattii in British Columbia, Canada, and detection in the Pacific Northwest, USA
    Laura Macdougall
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:42-50. 2007
    Cryptococcus gattii, emergent on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (BC), Canada, in 1999, was detected during 2003-2005 in 3 persons and 8 animals that did not travel to Vancouver Island during the incubation period; positive ..
  80. pmc Age-related trends in the timeliness and prediction of medical visits, hospitalizations and deaths due to pneumonia and influenza, British Columbia, Canada, 1998-2004
    R Sebastian
    Epidemiology Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 12th Avenue West, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Z 4R4 Canada
    Vaccine 26:1397-403. 2008
    ..hospitalization/mortality due to pneumonia & influenza (P&I) using administrative datasets in British Columbia, Canada...
  81. ncbi Comparison of vegetation conditions along two backcountry trails in Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia (Canada)
    Sanjay K Nepal
    Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, Texas A and M University, TAMU 2261, College Station, TX 77843 2261, USA
    J Environ Manage 82:240-9. 2007
    ..Results indicate that the Park administration's strategy to disperse use in the Mt. Robson Provincial Park should be examined critically, and some guidelines for acceptability of changes should be developed...
  82. ncbi The natural history of primary progressive MS in British Columbia, Canada
    Helen Tremlett
    Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Neurology 65:1919-23. 2005
    ..The authors examined patient characteristics, disease progression, and associated risk factors in the PP population of British Columbia, Canada.
  83. ncbi Distribution, genetic richness and phage sensitivity of Vibrio spp. from coastal British Columbia
    André M Comeau
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Environ Microbiol 9:1790-800. 2007
    ..in the coastal waters and sediments of British Columbia during summer (July and August). Abundances of presumptive Vibrio spp. ranged from 1...
  84. ncbi Improved survival from lung cancer in British Columbia compared to Scotland-are different treatment rates the whole story?
    Sara C Erridge
    Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Lung Cancer 64:358-66. 2009
    ..audit was conducted comparing demography, treatment and survival of 3833 Scottish patients and 2073 from British Columbia (BC). Patients from Scotland were older, had a lower rate of pathological confirmation (74% vs 89%, p<0...
  85. ncbi The Interprofessional Rural Program of British Columbia (IRPbc)
    Grant Charles
    College of Health Disciplines, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Interprof Care 20:40-50. 2006
    The Interprofessional Rural Program of British Columbia IRPbc was established in 2003 as an important first step for the Province of British Columbia, Canada, in creating a collaborative interprofessional education initiative that engages ..
  86. ncbi Antiretroviral treatment patterns and incident HIV-associated morphologic and lipid abnormalities in a population-based chort
    Katherine V Heath
    Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Departments of Health Care and Epidemiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia and Canadian HIV Trials Network, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:440-7. 2002
    ..These outcomes, in conjunction with the findings of others have important implications for evolving treatment patterns...
  87. pmc Mycobacteriosis in Atlantic salmon farmed in British Columbia
    John Brocklebank
    Animal Health Centre, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, 1767 Angus Campbell Road, Abbotsford, British Columbia, V3G 2M3
    Can Vet J 44:486-9. 2003
    ..Source of infection was not confirmed. Polymerase chain reaction was a useful method of detecting and speciating the genus Mycobacterium in infected stocks. Clinical management and public health implications of infection are discussed...
  88. ncbi Population-based outcomes for small cell lung cancer: impact of standard management policies in British Columbia
    Janessa J Laskin
    Division of Medical Oncology, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 4E6
    Lung Cancer 43:7-16. 2004
    ..The British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA) is a single centralized agency that coordinates cancer treatment services in the ..
  89. ncbi Infectious haematopoietic necrosis epidemic (2001 to 2003) in farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in British Columbia
    S M Saksida
    Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences, Box 277, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5B1, Canada
    Dis Aquat Organ 72:213-23. 2006
    ..a recent infectious haematopoietic necrosis disease (IHN) epidemic in farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in British Columbia (BC), Canada. All companies with infected farms (n = 36) participated in the study...
  90. pmc Diagnosis of sturgeon iridovirus infection in farmed white sturgeon in British Columbia
    Stephen Raverty
    Animal Health Centre, British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Abbotsford
    Can Vet J 44:327-8. 2003
  91. ncbi A multilevel analysis of the socio-spatial pattern of assault injuries in greater Vancouver, British Columbia
    Nathaniel Bell
    Department of Geography, RBC 7123, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 15A
    Can J Public Health 100:73-7. 2009
    ....
  92. ncbi Antiretroviral resistance among HIV-infected persons who have died in British Columbia, in the era of modern antiretroviral therapy
    Magdalena A Recsky
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Infect Dis 190:285-92. 2004
    ..of antiretroviral resistance among persons enrolled in the centralized HIV/AIDS Drug Treatment Program in British Columbia, Canada, who had died between July 1997 and December 2001, was investigated, to determine the degree to which ..
  93. ncbi Diabetes mellitus in the First Nations population of British Columbia, Canada. Part 2. Hospital morbidity
    Andrew Jin
    Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Pacific Region, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 61:254-9. 2002
    To describe hospitalization rates from diabetes mellitus or its complications among residents of the province of British Columbia, Canada during the 5-year period 1993 to 1997, comparing people with Indian Status to rest of the population.
  94. ncbi Home-care utilization within the year of death: trends, predictors and changes in access equity during a period of health policy reform in British Columbia, Canada
    M E Brackley
    Centre on Aging and Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria, Victoria BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 17:283-94. 2009
    ..is a population-based, retrospective study of home-care utilization by adults 50 years of age and older in British Columbia, Canada, who died in the last 6 months of each year from 1991 to 2000 (n = 98,327)...
  95. ncbi Educational outcomes among survivors of childhood cancer in British Columbia, Canada: report of the Childhood/Adolescent/Young Adult Cancer Survivors (CAYACS) Program
    Maria Lorenzi
    Cancer Control Research Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Cancer 115:2234-45. 2009
    ..The current study provides a comprehensive assessment of survivors' educational achievements...
  96. pmc Associations of antimicrobial uses with antimicrobial resistance of fecal Escherichia coli from pigs on 47 farrow-to-finish farms in Ontario and British Columbia
    Holy T Akwar
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
    Can J Vet Res 72:202-10. 2008
    ..from feces of weaner and finisher pigs on 39 purposefully selected farrow-to-finish farms in Ontario and 8 in British Columbia. Antimicrobials (n = 13), most frequently penicillins and tetracycline, wer dministered to different age ..
  97. pmc Structural and environmental barriers to condom use negotiation with clients among female sex workers: implications for HIV-prevention strategies and policy
    Kate Shannon
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:659-65. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between environmental-structural factors and condom-use negotiation with clients among female sex workers...
  98. ncbi Genetic diversity of Metarhizium anisopliae var. anisopliae in southwestern British Columbia
    G Douglas Inglis
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, 5403 1st Avenue S, Lethbridge, Canada AB T1J 4B1
    J Invertebr Pathol 98:101-13. 2008
    ..anisopliae, in southwestern British Columbia (BC) and southern Alberta was examined...
  99. ncbi Diabetes mellitus in the First Nations population of British Columbia, Canada. Part 3. Prevalence of diagnosed cases
    Suzanne Johnson
    Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Pacific West Region, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 61:260-4. 2002
    To describe the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in the on-reserve Status Indian population of British Columbia based on a survey conducted in 1997 and to compare these rates with previous surveys carried out in 1987, 1992 and 1995.
  100. ncbi Caries experience of Native children of British Columbia, Canada, 1980-1988
    R L Harrison
    Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 21:102-7. 1993
    Surveys of the dental health of Native children in British Columbia, Canada, were conducted in 1980, 1984 and 1988 by Medical Services Branch, Health and Welfare Canada...
  101. pmc Challenges of investigating community outbreaks of cyclosporiasis, British Columbia, Canada
    Lena Shah
    Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1286-8. 2009
    ..multiple techniques, including early consultation with food regulators, traceback of suspected items, and grocery store loyalty card records, to identify a single vehicle for a cyclosporiasis outbreak in British Columbia, Canada, in 2007.

Research Grants63

  1. ASM Conference on Biofilms 2003
    Matthew Parsek; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..research in microbial biofilms, ASM is sponsoring a meeting called Biofilms 2003 to be held in Victoria, British Columbia. This meeting will allow researchers to gather and discuss their work...
  2. Examination of the Final Stages of Platelet Production
    JONATHAN NOAH THON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..My Ph.D. thesis, under the direction of Dr. Dana Devine (Professor, University of British Columbia;Vice President, Canadian Blood Services), entailed the application of proteomics, molecular biology, and ..
  3. Pathobiology of C. neoformans in the Central Nervous System
    John R Perfect; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In a recent outbreak on Vancouver Island, British Columbia it was shown that cryptococcal strains have evolved rapidly to produce more virulent strains...
  4. HAART optimism, drug use and risky sexual behavior among MSM in British Columbia.
    Robert Stephen Hogg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..therapy (HAART)-on HIV risk behaviors among a high-risk population, men who have sex with men (MSM), in British Columbia (BC), Canada...
  5. Medication Use, Cormobidity and Outcomes in Aging Populations
    Robert J Glynn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE) program between the years 1994 and 2004;and 2) all residents of British Columbia, including over 500,000 persons during the years 1995-2005, who received prescription benefits through that ..
  6. A Comparison of Methadone Treatment Systems in California and British Columbia
    Bohdan Nosyk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Differences in drug treatment and criminal justice policies in California (CA) and British Columbia (BC) likely result in different health and economic outcomes for opioid dependent individuals in these ..
  7. Surgical Laser device development for precise or bulk ablation of urologic tissue
    Jonathon D Wells; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..is to apply this technology in collaboration with Vanderbilt University and clinicians at the University of British Columbia to develop and test a highly efficient, compact ablative surgical tool...
  8. Targeted and global proteomic strategies for early breast cancer detection
    Susan J Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..consisting of scientists at LBNL, UCSF, The Buck Institute, MD Anderson Hospital, and the University of British Columbia, has the broad expertise that this project requires. We will focus on breast cancer...
  9. Gene Silencing by Small RNAs
    JAMES WAVELL AIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Carthew and Olivier Voinnet, which will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia from February 7 - 12, 2012...
  10. NF-kappaB Signaling and Biology: From Bench to Bedside
    JAMES WAVELL AIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Signaling and Biology: From Bench to Bedside, organized by Michael Karin and Hao Wu, which will be held in British Columbia, Canada from March 18-23, 2012...
  11. Integrated Epigenetic Maps of Human Embryonic and Adult Cells
    MARCO ANTONIO MARRA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our group, consisting of scientists at UCSF, UC Davis, UCSC and the British Columbia Genome Sciences Centre has the broad expertise that this project requires...
  12. Seek and Treat for Optimal Prevention of HIV &AIDS (STOP HIV/AIDS) in BC
    JULIO SERGIO GONZALEZ MONTANER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Province of British Columbia (Canada) has embarked upon one of the world's largest and most advanced STTR initiatives, which was ..
  13. Epithelial Plasticity and Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Chapman and Raymond Runyan, which will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from January 21 - 26, 2011...
  14. Translational Science in Integrative Oncology: From Bedside, to Bench, to Best P
    Suzanna M Zick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..For the first time in SIO history, the conference will be held outside of the United States in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, from October 20th to 22nd, 2013...
  15. Young Investigator programs at the 40th Annual Scientific Meeting of the ISEH - S
    KEVIN BALIOZIAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..provided by applicant): The ISEH 40th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held from August 25-28 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at the Westin Vancouver...
  16. Autophagy
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Rubinsztein and Thomas P. Neufeld, which will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from March 27 - April 1, 2011...
  17. Novel Reagents and New Biomarkers for Lung Cancer
    Adi Gazdar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..effort of scientists and clinicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the British Columbia Cancer Agency. We will utilize the considerable resources gathered by our Texas SPORE in Lung Cancer grant...
  18. Mitochondrial DNA and Ovarian Cancer Risk and Survival
    Linda S Cook; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In testing our hypotheses, we will use extensive resources of the Ovarian Cancer in Alberta and British Columbia (OVAL-BC) Study, a population-based case-control study with ~1235 cases and 2070 controls recruited from 2002-..
  19. Preclinical Evaluation of GluR2-3Y Peptide as a Potential New Medication for Poly
    Yu Tian Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Researchers at The University of British Columbia have developed a promising lead compound as a potential addiction therapy...
  20. B Cells: New Insights into Normal versus Dysregulated Function
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Rawlings, Frances E. Lund, Stuart G. Tangye and John G. Monroe, which will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from April 12 - 17, 2011...
  21. Metabolism and Cancer Progression
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..White, Craig B. Thompson and Chi Van Dang, which will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia from March 12 - 17, 2010...
  22. RNA Silencing
    David L Woodland; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Baulcombe and Irene Bozzoni. The meeting will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from March 19 - 24, 2013...
  23. NW Research Center for Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Samuel I Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..sites for collaboration include the NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Montana, the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and collaborators at sites in Thailand, Sweden, and Mexico...
  24. New Directions in Small Molecule Drug Discovery - Greenlee, Chair
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Greenlee, George Hartman and Anna K. Mapp, which will be held in British Columbia, Canada from April 20 - 25, 2010...
  25. Tuberculosis: Understanding the Enemy
    David L Woodland; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Rubin, Sebastien Gagneux and Heran Darwin. The meeting will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from March 13 - 18, 2013...
  26. Cell Death Pathways: Apoptosis, Autophagy and Necrosis
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..White, which will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from March 12 - 17, 2010...
  27. The Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE
    Peter S Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Center (FHCRC);2) the University of Washington (UW) and its affiliated institutions;3) the University of British Columbia and the Prostate Centre of Vancouver General Hospital (UBC);and 4) Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)..
  28. Evaluating the natural history of injection drug use
    Thomas Kerr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..also propose to continue taking advantage of the universal healthcare system and centralized health data in British Columbia by linking participant data to a range of healthcare databases...
  29. Host Response in Tuberculosis
    David L Woodland; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cooper and Robert J. Wilkinson. The meeting will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from March 13 - 18, 2013...
  30. 16th annual meeting of the PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell research
    GREGORY STEFAN BARSH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Approaches to Pigment Cell Biology and Disease", to be held September 30 - October 2, 2010 in the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia...
  31. Seek and Treat for Optimal Outcomes and Prevention in HIV &AIDS in IDU
    JULIO SERGIO GONZALEZ MONTANER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..couples and separately in population-level studies from Taiwan, San Francisco and in our own study in British Columbia, Canada...
  32. FOCUS Hip Fracture Transfusion Trial: Delirium and Other Cognitive Outcomes
    Ann L Gruber Baldini; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..University, Atlanta, GA Texas Technical, Lubbock, TX Maimondes Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada This is an ancillary study to a large clinical trial (R01 HL073958) that looks at ..
  33. Cell Biology of Virus Entry, Replication and Pathogenesis
    JAMES WAVELL AIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..White, which will be held in British Columbia, Canada from March 26 - 31, 2012...
  34. Consequences of Drug Cost Sharing:A New Randomized Trial
    Sebastian Schneeweiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. health plans to contain drug costs. In our current AHRQ study we showed that a province wide DCS policy in British Columbia, Canada, was successful in reducing drug expenditures without substitution effects or adverse health outcomes,..
  35. Antidepressant Use and Suicidality: Comparative Safety in Children and Adults
    Sebastian Schneeweiss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..antidepressant therapy (Medicaid <65;Medicare 65+, and a province-wide population-based cohort in British Columbia) and link that use to data on their health care utilization...
  36. North American Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability
    Samiran Sinha; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In 2010 the proposed conference will take place during July 27 - July 30, at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, immediately precede the annual Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Vancouver...
  37. Advances in the Knowledge and Treatment of Autoimmunity
    David L Woodland; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Lee. The meeting will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, from April 4 - 9, 2013...
  38. Lesbians' Use of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
    Jacquelyne Luce; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..participant- observation and in-depth interviews with lesbians living in urban, rural and northern regions of British Columbia, Canada...
  39. EFFECTS OF DIFFERENTIAL COST SHARING IN THE ELDERLY
    Stephen Soumerai; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The proposed cohort study in British Columbia, using time series and comparison series, will assess the impact of DCS for blood pressure lower drugs, ..
  40. Effects of Dioxin on Vietnamese Civilians
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..b>British Columbia), total plus 111 PCB congeners and up to 78 pesticides (performed in Albany) and single nucleotide ..
  41. New Paradigms in Cancer Therapeutics
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Chinnaiyan and William R. Sellers, which will be held in British Columbia, Canada from March 23 - 28, 2010...
  42. Frontiers in HIV Pathogenesis, Therapy and Eradication
    JAMES WAVELL AIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Engelman, Eric O. Freed and John M. Coffin, which will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from March 26-31, 2012...
  43. Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer
    JAMES WAVELL AIKEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mendell, Phillip A. Sharp, Judy Lieberman and Howard Y. Chang, which will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from January 20 - 25, 2013...
  44. Computer-Aided Drug Design - Gilson, Chair
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Gilson, Catherine E. Peishoff and Jeff Blaney, which will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, and Canada from April 20 - 25, 2010...
  45. Immunopathology of Type 1 Diabetes
    David L Woodland; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Herold, Dario A.A. Vignali, Jeffrey A. Bluestone and Anne Cooke. The meeting will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from April 4 - 9, 2013...
  46. Effects of income-based drug charges on older Patients
    Sebastian Schneeweiss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..consequences of an income-based deductible policy in a large-scale natural experiment in the province of British Columbia. Starting January 2003, all residents 65+ (about 500,000) will be subjected to such a policy...
  47. Trials to Enhance Elders' Teeth/Oral Health (TEETH)
    Asuman Kiyak; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..C. (under a subcontract to the University of British Columbia). Random assignment resulted in 550 elders in the active rinse, 551 in the placebo...
  48. Integration of Developmental Signaling Pathways
    Andrew D Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Jim Woodgett and Dr. Joseph Kelleher, which will be held in Victoria, British Columbia from March 23 - 28, 2010...
  49. Cryptococcus gatti mating 1oci; mapping and gene study
    Vishnu Chaturvedi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..gattii outbreak in humans and animals in British Columbia, Canada...
  50. Remibursement Limits, Antidepressants, and Outcomes
    Philip Wang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In July 2003, British Columbia residents equal to or >65 (N equal to approximately 520,000) will begin an IBD program, paying all drug ..
  51. Remibursement Limits, Antidepressants, and Outcomes
    Sebastian Schneeweiss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In July 2003, British Columbia residents equal to or >65 (N equal to approximately 520,000) will begin an IBD program, paying all drug ..
  52. Use of Health and Social Services Following Work Injury
    Harry Shannon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We propose using a linked database of administrative records developed in British Columbia (BC), which includes Workers' Compensation Board (WCB), public insured health services, income assistance and ..
  53. CONFERENCE--SUPPORT FOR IMA WORKSHOP ON INFECTIOUS DISEA
    WILLARD MILLER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Denise Kirschner of The University of Michigan and Pauline van den Driessche, University of Victoria, British Columbia. The workshop visitors will join a core group of 10 math biology postdocs and about 40 long-term participants ..
  54. Diagnosis of IM Nodal Metastases in Breast Cancer
    David Mankoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Verbatim from the Applicant's Abstract): Two recent randomized prospective studies, including a study at the British Columbia (BC) Cancer Agency, have shown that adjuvant irradiation of the chest wall and nodal beds draining the breast ..
  55. Gordon Conf. on Cellular and Molecular Fungal Biology
    James Kronstad; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The co-chairs for the conference are Dr. N. Louise Glass (Berkeley) and Dr. James W. Kronstad (British Columbia) and the vice co-chairs are Dr. Aaron P. Mitchell (Columbia) and Dr. Anne E. Osbourne (Sainsbury Laboratory)...
  56. CANCER CONTROL IN NORTH AMERICAN CHINESE WOMEN
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..of findings, the research will be conducted in two cities: Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. PRECEDE will be used as an over-arching conceptual framework for the project...
  57. SYMPOSIUM AND STATE OF THE ART LECTURES
    ANITA PAYNE; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The meeting will be held July 27-29, 1991 at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C...
  58. World Congress of Huntington's Disease 2009
    Jane Paulsen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The WCHD 2009 will take place September 13th through September 15th in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada...
  59. PULSED X BAND EPR SPECTROMETER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
    R Belford; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..As examples, four minor user projects are described: insulin memesis by vanadium (Prof. C. Orvig, U. British Columbia); structure-function relationships in cytochrome c P-450 systems (Prof S. Sligar, U...
  60. Stem Cell Niche Interactions
    Andrew Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..meeting entitled "Stem Cell Niche Interactions", organized by Markus Grompe, which will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from April 21 - 26, 2009...
  61. Optical Techniques and Oral Precancer Management
    Miriam Rosin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We have used the unique medical infrastructure in British Columbia to establish one of the largest cohort studies of dysplasia and cancer patients worldwide in order to ..
  62. Student and Postdoctoral Level Investigator Travel Awards at 2005 EMS Meeting
    Peter Stambrook; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The 2006 Annual Meeting will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from September 16-20, 2006...
  63. Social Disparities in Epigenetic Regulation of Neurodevelopment
    W Thomas Boyce; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..collaboration with a similarly interdisciplinary group of developmental colleagues at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver-now presents a more focused, in-depth R24 application, comprising human, animal and bioethical ..