Conception to age two: how the first 1,000 days impact life-long health

A new book co-edited by Dr. Crystal Karakochuk explains the critical period of development from conception to age two.

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Mini Med School: Fort St. John

BC Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority, is pleased to present
Mini Med School: Fort St. John on Monday, May 7.

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Discovery Talks with Dr. Dana Dabelea

Join us on Friday, May 4 for a presentation on: "Developmental Origins of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes."

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  • Public Events & News

    Find out about new and exciting research discoveries and hear directly from the scientists who made them. Read More

  • Mini Med School

    This popular series uses big ideas, big discoveries and big names to engage high school students, teachers and the general public in learning and discussion about health research topics. Read More

  • TGIF Seminar Series

    TGIF is a weekly seminar series where clinicians and scientists at BC Children's Hospital share their latest research. Read More

We conduct discovery, translational and clinical research to improve the health of children and families in British Columbia and around the world. Read more about our research themes: Childhood DiseasesHealthy StartsEvidence to Innovation and Brain, Behaviour & Development.

    The BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is the largest research institute of its kind in Western Canada in terms of people, productivity, funding and size.