Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for Canadians under 35. Injury prevention involves understanding injury risk and protective factors, developing and evaluating prevention strategies. Presented by Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Investigator, BC Children's Hospital; Academic Scientist, BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit; Associate Professor, School of Population & Public Health & Department of Pediatrics, UBC. (2018)
For the first time, Autistic individuals have been asked to share with researchers what they think and feel about genetic testing in the context of autism. Previous research has instead focused on the thoughts, feelings, and opinions of Autistic individuals' parents, caregivers, and health-care providers.
Dr. Wendy Robinson has been awarded the 2023 Geoffrey L. Hammond Lectureship in recognition of her leadership and significant contributions to our understanding of genetic and epigenetic variation in prenatal development, as well as her passion and dedication to teaching and mentorship.
Over the past two decades, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute has been bringing insight into the forefront of medical education to high school students through its remarkable Mini Med School program. As the program reaches its 20th year, the Research Institute is celebrating this milestone achievement and reflecting on its positive impact on inspiring future generations of health-care professionals.
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.