Research into the impact of a child’s upbringing and social and physical environments on the develop...
Researchers at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of...
A new blood test developed by researchers at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC will help doctors monito...
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.
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.
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.
“This discovery has the potential both to help scientists study T1D and improve clinical care of the condition,” says CFRI's Dr. Megan Levings.
Findings could also lead to new treatments for autoimmune disorders.
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.
Thanks CFRI investigator Dr. Jaime Guzman, children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and their families have better information to rely on when making important treatment decisions.
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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.