According to a new study by BC Children’s Hospital investigators, epidural analgesia during labour and delivery is not associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children.
Watch Mini Med School 2012 Sessions
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Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Investigate the use of stem cell transplantation in childhood leukemia and hematopoietic cell transplantation to replace the immune system. Presented by Dr. Nina Rolf, Postdoctoral Fellow, Reid Research Team, CFRI. | Dr. Jacob Rozmus, Investigator & Pediatric Hematologist, BC Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. | Watch here.
Solid Organ Transplantation I
Learn about pediatric heart transplantation and some specific successes and challenges of organ transplantation. Presented by Dr. Sanjiv Gandhi, Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, BC Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UBC. | Dr. Lori Jeanne West, Professor, Pediatrics, Surgery, Immunology & Pathology/Lab Medicine, University of Alberta. | Watch here.
Solid Organ Transplantation II
Presented by Dr. Bruce Verchere, Head, Diabetes Research, CFRI; Professor, Dept. of Surgery & Pathology/Lab Medicine; Irving K. Barber Chair in Diabetes Research. | Dr. Douglas Matsell, Scientist & Head, Division of Nephrology, BC Children's; Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, UBC. | Dr. Gregory A. Grant, Head, BC Transplant; Clinical Assistant Prof., Critical Care Medicine, UBC. | Watch here.
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Presented by Dr. Connie Eaves, Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer Agency; Professor, Dept. of Medical Genetics, UBC. | Dr. Judy Illes, Professor, Neurology & Director, National Core for Neuroethics & Adjunct Professor, School of Population & Public Health, UBC; Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington. | Watch here.
The Future of Transplantation: Cellular Therapies
Explore immune cells and transplantation + cellular therapies for cancer. Presented by Dr. Megan Levings, Scientist, Diabetes, Nutrition & Metabolism, CFRI; Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UBC. | Dr. Gregor Reid, Scientist, Childhood Cancer & Blood Research, CFRI; Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology & BMT, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. | Watch here.
Engineering New Organs
Uncover important knowledge regarding liver transplantation and regenerative medicine. Presented by Dr. Jason Wertheim, Assistant Professor, Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. | Watch here.