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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Personalized Medicine for Children with IBD

Researchers have found a new sub-type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can be treated with existing drugs that target the body’s inflammatory response.

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BC scientists engineer immune cells to protect transplanted organs

Findings could also lead to new treatments for autoimmune disorders.

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Very tiny weapons in the fight against disease

CFRI researchers are studying whether microscopic particles of gold can help children with inflammatory bowel disease, a group of painful and debilitating disorders that are difficult to manage with current treatments.

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