The intent of this competition is to fund research that will:
– bring new knowledge into practice and/or policy
– take research outcomes to the implementation stage
– create commercial opportunities from pre-existing research outcomes
Up to two awards will be designated for a joint PHC and VCH health care professionals and/or researchers proposal
Awards are open to clinicians and researchers throughout VCH and PHC’s health care and research facilities. Please refer to the award guidelines linked at the bottom of this page for detailed eligibility criteria.
There are 2 annual application deadlines for funding each year (May 1 for funding effective July 1, or November 1 for funding effective January 1) the current Terms of Reference and Application Form, as well as a Progress Report are posted here for CAPP recipients to download.
The Margolese National Brain and Heart Disorders Prizes establishes two prizes, one each for Brain Disorders and Heart Disorders. The Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize will be awarded annually to a Canadian citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or cure of brain disorders. The Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize will be awarded annually to a Canadian citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or cure of heart disorders. The Prizes are awarded with the expectation that the Prize recipients will continue to demonstrate excellence in their field of work.
Jean-Francois Bowden Award
Jean-Francois Bowden (Francois) completed his post-doctoral fellowship in the early 1990’s investigating lipid metabolism and became the lab manager for the Atherosclerosis Specialty Laboratory. Moving on to make numerous contributions to the way the clinics functioned, Francois spearheaded the ‘technological revolution’ of the Healthy Heart Program leading to the establishment of the HeartNet network, the SoftHeart database and the Healthy Heart Program website, making the Healthy Heart Program a frontier in technology at St. Paul’s Hospital at the time. He also provided the early phase development of the Healthy Heart Society of British Columbia, which has gone on to make substantial contribution to the management of patients throughout British Columbia.