Online videos in six languages help immigrant patients breathe better

Resources developed through dedicated community-based participatory approach.

Dr. Nick Bansback receives a CIHR New Investigator Award

Dr. Nick Bansback Receives CIHR New Investigator Award

Lidia Engel – Award recipient for the best student oral presentation at the HTAi meeting 2014

Lidia Engel, PhD student at SFU and research assistant at C2E2, presented work on ‘Examining Exclusion Criteria in National Health State Valuation Studies: a Systematic Review’ and received an award for the best student oral presentation.

New health technologies: an addiction that needs to be broken

Slowing the rapid growth of health care spending requires a shift in focus away from adopting new technologies (i.e. drugs, devices, procedures, and screenings) toward better management of already existing technologies, according to an editorial authored by researchers at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation (C2E2), a major research centre within Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.

C2E2 Annual Lecture - video and photos now available


Videos of all our Annual Lectures are available at this YouTube link

Low adherence to controller medications and the preventable burden of asthma

Low adherence to controller therapies is an important contributor to the fact that asthma remains uncontrolled in a large proportion of patients—despite the fact that for most patients, effective and inexpensive controller therapies are readily available.

Steve Kanters and Logan Trenaman
C2E2 Students receive CIHR Doctoral Awards

Steve Kanters (left) has received a CIHR Doctoral Research Award under the Drug Safety and Effectiveness priority announcement and Logan Trenaman was given a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Award (CGS-D), also through CIHR.

C2E2 will be the hub for national health economics research program in chronic respiratory diseases

C2E2 scientist Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi is chosen as the leader of the Health Economics Platform of the recently-established Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN).