“It’s life changing news”

After years of searching for a diagnosis that would explain their 16-year-old son’s developmental delays and self-injury, a BC family finally has answers thanks to TIDE-BC.

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Discovery Talks

Discovery Talks is CFRI's new international seminar series. Featuring influential research leaders from around the globe, the series promotes knowledge exchange, fosters international collaborations and showcases the brightest minds in research.


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CAUSES Research Clinic

Information for referring physicians now online.

The CAUSES research clinic at BC Children’s Hospital provides genome-wide sequencing for children and their parents with complex, undiagnosed disorders who are unable to obtain a diagnosis by standard tests.

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New research groups create new opportunities for innovation

Our new multidisciplinary Groups are comprised of experts from across CFRI’s four Themes.

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Fewer injections effectively prevent a dangerous virus in at-risk infants

Researchers have found three to four doses of the preventative drug palivizumab protect at-risk infants from a serious respiratory virus as effectively as five doses.   Read More

    CFRI is it the largest research institute of its kind in Western Canada in terms of people, productivity, funding and size. 

    The Institute has both 'wet bench' laboratory and 'dry lab' clinical research areas, and other areas to facilitate particular areas of research and training.