CTV National recently spoke to CFRI investigators Dr. Guy Dumont and Dr. Mark Ansermino about a new ...
Injuries cost British Columbia $3.7 billion in one year – that’s over $400,000 an hour, shows a new ...
Dr. Tom Blydt-Hansen recently joined CFRI as a clinician scientist. He brings cutting-edge research ...
The Child & Family Research Institute is committed to the education and training of our research community including full-time trainees (masters and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical research trainees), summer students, and clinical research coordinators.
First established in 2003, the Research Education Office at the Child & Family Research Institute organizes education and networking events for trainees, coordinators and the public, including the annual Mini Med School series; administers trainee funding competitions; and manages the institute's summer student research program for undergraduate and medical students.
For more information on the education and training opportunities at CFRI and to access the Research Education Program event calendar visit the CFRI Training website.
Two new reports on injury prevention – The Economic Burden of Injury in BC and BC Casebook for Injury Prevention – can help communities target their injury prevention efforts.
Dr. Tom Blydt-Hansen recently joined CFRI as a clinician scientist. He brings cutting-edge research into the clinic to improve the care of children living with kidney transplants and chronic kidney disease.
The discovery of a new genetic disorder may ultimately help scientists better understand the root causes of certain forms of cancer.
A recently published report will help scientists develop better recommendations for meeting the nutritional needs of sick children, pregnant and nursing mothers, and other groups with high protein requirements.
Our research is improving the health of children and families in B.C. and beyond. Get the latest news in Research Reporting. Read More
Find out about new and exciting research discoveries and hear directly from the scientists who made them. Read More
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.