The Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre (VIDC) is at the forefront of bridging the gap between excellence in research and exemplary healthcare delivery. Through our research programs -- including sponsor-initiated clinical trials, observational cohort studies, and investigator-initiated research programs -- we make strides in scientific advancement while providing access to treatment for marginalized and vulnerable populations. VIDC is appreciated academically and scientifically for its research and honored to present at various forums and conferences both nationally and internationally.
Under the leadership of Dr. Brian Conway, the research team consists of experienced research scientists, associates and nurses. The research team has been actively involved in numerous projects, from clinical trials to population-based health outcomes research. The team also obtains funding through grants to support community initiatives such as: Community Pop-Up Clinics, HIV Sexual Health Promotion Workshops, and Weekly Support Groups. The overall mission of the clinical research team is to understand and advance the knowledge of HCV and HIV transmission, infection, prevention and re-infection as well as recognize how these impact population-level demographics and prevalence.