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Celebrate Research Public Lecture - "Genetics and Your Health"

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Cullen Family Lecture Theatre, (Conference Centre, Level 1 Providence Building), St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street

Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6

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Attend the annual Celebrate Research Public Lecture, co-hosted by Providence Health Care Research Institute, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute.

This year's event, Genetics and Your Health: How genes determine your chances for heart, lipid and undiagnosed diseases, features leaders in genetics research from our hosting institutions. You will learn about the determinants of dyslipidemia, arrhythmia, and in some cases of undiagnosed diseases among children.

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Speakers:

Dr. Liam Brunham
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of British Columbia (UBC)
Principal Investigator, Centre for Heart Lung Innovation, Providence Health Care Research Institute (PHCRI)

Title: Using genetics to diagnose disease and avoid side effects

Dr. Alison Elliott
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Medical Genetics, UBC
Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCH)
Project Lead, CAUSES Research Clinic; Project Co-Lead RAPIDOMICS

Title: CAUSES and RAPIDOMICS: Two genomic sequencing initiatives at BC Women's and Children's Hospitals

Dr. Andrew Krahn
Professor of Medicine & Head UBC Division of Cardiology
The Sauder Family and Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon Chair in Cardiology
Paul Brunes UBC Professorship in Heart Rhythm Disorders

Title: Hearts in Rhythm: Whats in your "jeans”?

Host & Moderator:

Dr. Paul Man
President, Providence Health Care Research Institute
Physician-in-Chief and VP, Research and Academic Affairs, Providence Health Care
Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Professor and Deputy Head, Dept. of Medicine, UBC

Registration is free, but please RSVP to reserve a spot!

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Directions to St. Paul’s Hospital Cullen Family Lecture Theatre:
Burrard Street entrance - enter from Burrard Street and turn left – go past the coffee bar and up a short set of stairs; you will be in front of the Lab. Turn right and go down a long hallway to a set of elevators. Take either the stairs or elevator down one level to Level 1 and you will be at the entrance to the Conference Centre.

Download map to St. Paul’s Hospital and the Conference Centre HERE.

Parking and Transit information can be found HERE.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact research@providencehealth.bc.ca or call 604-806-9464.

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Cullen Family Lecture Theatre, (Conference Centre, Level 1 Providence Building), St. Paul's Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street

Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1Y6

Canada

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