Centre for Lung Health
The Centre for Lung Health (CLH) is focused on clinical care, education and research related to lung diseases. The Centre brings together researchers from the UBC campus and its affiliated academic teaching hospitals as well the BC Cancer Agency and the BC Centre for Disease Control, University of Victoria and Simon Fraser University. Its primary mission is to build on the established international reputation of lung health researchers and establish UBC and its partner institutions and programs as global leaders in Lung Health. The Centre will be a catalyst for the development of programs focused on the prevention, management and increasing our knowledge with regard to the basic mechanisms of lung diseases, their epidemiology, optimal management and health outcomes.
To foster excellence among the Lung Health community to create global leadership in research, education, and the delivery of clinical care to patients with lung diseases.
• To carry out multidisciplinary research to better understand the underlying causes of lung diseases
• To develop novel methods for early identification, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and ultimately the cure for lung diseases
• To educate patients, the public, and health care professionals of British Columbia in managing and preventing lung diseases
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