Welcome to the MEDIC Foundation

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MEDIC Foundation is a student-led organization founded with the vision to research, raise awareness and revolutionize the approach to chronic medical conditions.

MEDIC Foundation is officially incorporated and registered under the British Columbia Societies Act as MEDIC for Innovation Foundation.

chronic disease

: a human health condition that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects 

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Our Projects

Our team is unique in that we strive to partner with various interdisciplinary laboratories to provide research opportunities to undergraduate students. We provide comprehensive training for our team members and the opportunity to gain valuable research experience.

Parkinson's Disease

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We are working to identify a new therapy using the principles of Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation to improve motor performance in patients diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. 

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Cancer

We are identifying biological patterns within Cancer patients of various types to develop a software pipeline which supports future analysis of images to improve Cancer diagnosis

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Anxiety & Depression

Creating a unique wristband to reduce anxiety and depression using the principles of vibration therapy and deep pressure stimulation 

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Diabetes

We aim to work with a multidisciplinary team to foster new knowledge and develop a solution for diabetic patients who are affected by a lack of resources. Our goal is to create a low-cost, portable insulin pump for diabetes patients in Sri Lanka. 

Accomplishments

Winners of the OSMS-Spark Contest held by OSMS-BC in June 2021. We look to continue our partnership with OSMS-BC for our research project.

People's Choice award for best research presentation, Canadian Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Conference

Finalist for the Medical Device Development Center BC design competition

Our Partners

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Join us

M.E.D.I.C is always looking to recruit the most talented minds to work on our projects. Our 2022 recruitment period is September 5th - September 16th.