State-of-the-art facilities, equipment and cutting-edge technologies at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM) foster a research environment with a focus on innovation. Our research strengths include bone and joint imaging for the early detection of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis; interventions that enhance bone health, cognitive function and mobility and prevent falls and fracture; bone and joint biomechanics and biomaterials engineering; population health and epidemiology, health economics, innovations to reduce infection and the overall burden of orthopaedic surgeries and molecular and cellular physiology of bone, muscle, and tendon.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Staff at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility are happy to address any question you may have, discuss potential applications for our labs and equipment, and work with you to coordinate your project.
The seven-storey, 69,350 square foot facility on the Vancouver General Hospital campus is named after a major donor, Robert H.N. Ho who spent his business career in journalism and has carried on a family legacy in philanthropic activities. Learn more
No. Please note that we are a research centre, not a medical clinic. If you have questions or concerns about a medical condition, please consult with your physician.