Pregnant women who experience stress, such as depression or anxiety, could be passing along a genetic marker for stress to their unborn fetus. New research findings may help identify high-risk individuals, and develop ways to prevent disease.
A new study from Dr. Edmond Chan concludes that the procedure known as an oral food challenge (OFC), considered the “gold standard” of food allergy testing, faces multiple barriers preventing its widespread implementation.
We are pleased to congratulate the BC Children's and BC Women's investigators who were awarded funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Spring 2019 competition. Our research community received nine new research and bridge grants totaling more than $5.8 million.
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.
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.