Developmental issues in former premature babies — what types of problems might they experience as teens? Presented by Dr. Mike Whitfield, Clinical Investigator, Developmental Neurosciences & Child Health, CFRI; Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics & Associate Course Director, Undergraduate Medical & Dental Program, UBC. | Dr. Ruth Grunau, Scientist, Developmental Neurosciences & Child Neonatology, CFRI; Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics & Associate Member, Department of Psychology, UBC. (2010)
Dr. Annalijn I. Conklin is a panellist at this year's Women in Science event. They talk about challenges they've faced throughout their career and the importance of following your passion and staying true to yourself.
Dr. Julie Robillard is the moderator for the 2023 Women in Science event. She shares her source of inspiration for her career and why it's so important to pay attention to the gap between research in the lab and how that knowledge is used in the real world.
Dr. Astrid Christoffersen-Deb is a panellist at this year's Women in Science event. She shares how attending an all-girls Catholic elementary and high school nurtured her confidence, interests and sense of service, leading her to focus on the health of newborns, pregnant women and new mothers locally and abroad.
Dr. Amanda Butler is a panellist at this year's Women in Science event. She shares her insights on the importance of finding inspiring women as role models and the importance of serendipity when following a career path.
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.