Our latest newsletter celebrates our 10th anniversary! Plus, read about a recent study showing that metabolites in the blood may reflect healthy behaviours – and help predict cancer risk.
After losing her aunt to breast cancer, Krista felt powerless and wanted to help make a difference. Marc felt empowered when he started taking a more active role in his health following his sleep apnea diagnosis. Her Indigenous family roots motivated Sandra to get involved since she thought her genetic information might be particularly useful […]
The BC Generations Project, part of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP), celebrates their 10 year milestone. A huge thank you to all our amazing participants for their time, effort and support! In recognition of this milestone, CPTP leads Philip Awadalla and John McLaughlin alongside Victoria Kirsh, a researcher using CPTP data, share their […]
We’re proud to share a new publication by the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project highlighting the recruitment, characteristics, and available data and biosamples of the 307,017 participants (including nearly 30,000 BC Generations Project participants) that make up Canada’s largest research platform.
The BC Generations Project is launching a new questionnaire and this time we want to know about all the places you’ve worked over your lifetime.
The BC Generations Project team is saddened by the loss to cancer of our respected colleague and friend. Daryl Armstrong worked with us for almost six years as our IT programmer/analyst, providing IT support for all aspects of the BC Generations Project.
Find out how the information you provide in the BC Generations Project’s follow-up questionnaires will help future generations.
As part of its plan to track health outcomes among nearly 30,000 British Columbians over several decades, the BC Generations Project has launched a new Follow-Up Health & Lifestyle Questionnaire.
Can early signs of cancer be detected through a simple blood test? The CANDACE study has been approved to recruit eligible participants from the BC Generations Project cohort to assess the usefulness of an experimental new technology.
After five years at the helm of the BC Generations Project, Dr. John Spinelli is stepping down from his leadership role. We are pleased to announce the appointment of two well-respected scientists to co-lead the Project going forward: Dr. Nhu Le (left) and Dr. Trevor Dummer (right).