The Research Open House at BC Children's Hospital is an interactive morning event that offers high school students an opportunity to visit research labs, interact with research trainees and participate in research activities.
Dr. Rollin Brant is retiring this month after an exceptional career in which he used his expertise in statistical methodology and statistical computing to contribute to a diverse array of leading-edge health research projects.
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.
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.