We are BC Children’s Hospital

CFRI is taking on the name and brand of BC Children’s Hospital! Over the coming months, we’ll be rolling out a new logo and updating our website content as we transition to our new look.

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An early warning sign of transplant rejection

BC Children's Hospital researchers have identified a protein that could diagnose chronic graft-versus-host disease, a serious, long-term complication that affects some patients after a blood and bone marrow transplant. 

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Childhood asthma research receives $2 million

Research into the impact of a child’s upbringing and social and physical environments on the development of asthma will receive $2 million to tackle the condition that affects as many as one in three Canadians.


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  • News & Features

    Our research is improving the health of children and families in B.C. and beyond. Get the latest. Read More

  • Public events at CFRI

    Find out about new and exciting research discoveries and hear directly from the scientists who made them. Read More

  • TGIF Seminar Series

    TGIF is a weekly seminar series at CFRI where clinicians and scientists on the Oak Street campus share their latest research. 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.