A new target in the fight against childhood leukemia?

Watch as Dr. Lim explains his recent discovery, and what it could mean for kids fighting leukemia.

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New discovery may reveal the causes of inflammatory bowel disease

An important discovery about how our gut protects our bodies from dangerous infections may help scientists understand the causes of inflammatory bowel disease.  

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Away We Grow! Toddler Nutrition Study Needs Participants

Dr. Innis' team is recruiting infants aged 12-14 months to participate in a year-long study on the role of fat in kids' development.  Read More

How a common genetic disorder makes bones weaker

“The sibling control study allows us to observe subtle but significant differences between the biology of people with Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) and those without,” says Dr. Linlea Armstrong.
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New research shows helmet laws reduce head injuries

“This is the first study to look at national data and to compare injuries related to a wide-range of popular wheeled activities,” says Dr. Mariana Brussoni. “Our findings provide strong support for the importance of helmet laws in keeping children safe.”
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    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.