Lead: Dr. Megan Levings
Childhood Diseases includes Groups that are focused on studying childhood diseases and disorders. There is a specific focus on understanding mechanisms of health versus disease, as well as identifying and testing new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
The PITCH Seminar Series:
PITCH (Progress In the Theme of Childhood Diseases) is the local seminar series for clinical and basic researchers from across the Childhood Diseases Theme.
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2016/17 Platform Technology Awards
This year the Childhood Disease Theme invited letters of intent for proposals for platform technologies and/or infrastructure to improve/expand research capacity on the Oak street campus. Two projects were awarded funding:
BC Children’s Hospital Tissue and Disease Modelling Core (TDMC) - Leader: Dr. Francis Lynn, BC Children’s Hospital Canucks for Kids Fund Childhood Diabetes Laboratories, UBC Department of Surgery.
Childhood Diseases BioBank Specimen Collection Program - Leader: Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
More info to come!
Members: Click here to see all our investigators listed by Theme.
Jeffrey Helm, Theme Administrative Manager
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