CAN-ASC is a Canada-wide consortium of researchers and clinician scientists. We collaborate with international networks from academia and industry to develop consensus-driven, standardized and validated operating procedures (SOPs) for human immunology research.
The Canucks for Kids Fund Childhood Diabetes Laboratories aim to improve the lives of children with diabetes by advancing knowledge of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, through innovative and multi-disciplinary basic and clinical diabetes research.
Researchers with the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program embrace one goal: to save children’s lives, while improving their health and quality of life through every phase of treatment and recovery.
Dr. Bahaa Abu Raya has been awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) for his research into whooping cough immunization in pregnancy that helped change Canada’s national immunization guidelines on when expectant mothers should get a booster shot.
Kids with the highest blood-sugar levels experienced the most improvement after starting insulin pump treatment, according to new research. The study suggests insulin pump therapy should be considered for children with higher blood sugar levels to help avert some of the lifelong complications of diabetes.
The majority of British Columbians support vaccination and are in favour of policies that would encourage parents to vaccinate their children, new research from BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia (UBC) has found.
We believe there’s nothing we can’t do with your support. It can take years to turn scientific breakthrough into new interventions and treatments. Funding helps speed the pace of change. When given the resources, we can bring transformative therapies – and hope – out of the laboratory and into the clinic to save and improve children’s lives.