The mission of the Pacific Parkinson Research Centre (PPRC) is to act as a Centre of Excellence for diagnosis and management of Parkinson's Disease (PD) and other related disorders and to conduct a strong research program that spans preclinical, clinical and population studies.
We offer input from a variety of disciplines – neurology, nursing, physiotherapy and social work.
There is also ample opportunity to participate in research – PET and MRI, clinical trials of medications and genetic studies.
To learn more about the Centre, including research information, staff roles, referral information and supporting organizations, please click on the appropriate links.
WE HAVE MOVED.
Please find us at our new location:
Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, UBC Hospital
2215 Westbrook Mall
Our mailing address remains the same.
Please send all mail to:
Purdy Pavilion, UBC Hospital
M36-2221 Wesbrook Mall
In fond memory of Margaret Adelaide Meikle, February 15, 1956 - December 21, 2013, founder of the annual Porridge for Parkinson's fundraising event. Please see her obituary as published in the Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on January 3, 2014.
Porridge For Parkinson's Breakfast on November 16, 2014: Annual Fundraiser Porridge for Parkinson's Breakfast 2014 will be on Sunday, November 16th from 8:30 to noon at 3461 West 3rd Avenue. Photos of last year's event are displayed in the Gallery, please take a moment to visit the Porridge for Parkinson's website, peruse through the pictures and donate remotely.
Porridge For Parkinson's Breakfast on November 17, 2013: Porridge for Parkinson’s, our annual fundraiser, was yet again a success. Thank you to those who attended the event or donated remotely to the cause. Your generosity is highly valued and appreciated. Photos of the day are displayed in the Gallery, but please take a moment to visit the Porridge for Parkinson’s website. (Weblink)