BC Wellness Program
1 in 3 Canadians will be affected by a brain disease, disorder, or injury. Because of the generosity of donors like you, we are accelerating our pace of discovery and our clinical partners are in the process of solving the biggest challenges to brain health that lay before us.
Thank you for helping make breakthroughs possible.
With your support, we have now reached 50% of our fundraising goal!
Philanthropy has provided critical funding to purchase instrumentation to increase capacity for deep brain stimulation surgery at UBC Hospital, giving hope to people where there was none before.
Dr. Thalia Field, co-director of the Vancouver Stroke Research Program at VGH, started the first study ever to look at rates of stroke and cognitive issues in people living with congenital heart disease.
Philanthropy is critical to recruiting fellows to pursue specialty training at VGH and UBC Hospital. Clinical fellows are medical doctors who have completed their degree and general residency program, and are undergoing additional training in a health specialty.
The 2020 Brain Breakthroughs campaign update highlights the achievements made possible through philanthropy.
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