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Our Goals
 
  • To provide a national and international focus for research into prostate disease, which will enhance the understanding of many aspects of its biology;

  • To apply this knowledge in a practical way, leading to the development of new and better diagnostic tools and treatment methods;

  • To unify, in a virtual sense, the prostate research and treatment programs in BC;

  • To provide a state-of-the-art facility for education of scientists and health care professionals at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels;

  • To attract the best investigators, clinicians, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from Canada and around the globe who will acquire and disseminate new knowledge in the field of prostate disease;

  • To facilitate the translational aspect of research by the geographic proximity of clinical and basic science laboratory space;

  • To develop and disseminate educational materials and processes for the general public.
   
   

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