The Children’s Heart Centre is a passionate team of clinicians, researchers, medical trainees, and technical and clerical staff. We are committed to producing high-quality research to improve care for children with cardiovascular conditions.
Our team is focused on investigating use of virtual reality technology in pediatrics and providing evidenced based answers to help clinicians and health practitioners determine how to best use this innovative technology for everyday use.
The Injury Research Program led by Dr. Mariana Brussoni focuses on understanding injuries in children and youth, and measuring the physical, psychosocial and financial impacts of injuries on children, their families and the health care system.
The International Hip Dysplasia (IHDR) study group is an international collaboration of surgeons and medical professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children with hip dysplasia. With 23 worldwide sites and growing, IHDR aims to optimize patient care in health care systems around the world through research, education, and advocacy efforts.
Our research team, led by Dr. Louise Mâsse, aims to understand the factors in the school, social and home environments that influence children’s and teens’ health behaviours, specifically, physical activity, screen time and nutrition.
The vision of the Department of Pediatric Anesthesia at BC Children's Hospital is to provide excellence and innovation in patient-centered care for the children and their families of British Columbia. Evaluation, improvement, and innovation are key research activities that allow us to optimize the clinical care we provide.
Mini Med School is an award-winning health science youth outreach and public education program that's been held 21 times since 2003. This fall’s Mini Med School is transitioning to an all-virtual learning platform and focusing on the microbiome. In addition to Mini Med School Live for Grade 10 to 12 students, there's a Mini Med School On-Demand, which is open to everyone.
BC School Sports, the governing organization for school sports in the province, has mandated a BC Children’s Hospital-based concussion education training module for its members who work with young athletes. Now those who supervise secondary school sports will be better prepared to prevent, respond to, and manage concussions in teens when these activities resume this fall.
On World Sepsis Day — September 13, 2020 — the Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are urging all health systems, policymakers, healthcare workers, researchers, and civilians to develop a concerted effort on sepsis prevention, diagnosis, and management to save lives.
A new study, published this week in Science Translational Medicine, further refines a potential new treatment that can prevent transplant rejection in kids and adults without leaving them vulnerable to infection.
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.