Improving care for kids with hard-to-treat cancers

BC Children’s Hospital has joined CureWorks, an international collaborative of leading academic children’s hospitals focused expanding clinical trials and accelerating the development of leading-edge immunotherapy treatments.   Read More

New child safety report card puts BC at the head of the class

BC got the highest marks on the first-ever report card comparing child injury rates and prevention policies across Canada

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“You don’t treat a label, you treat a person”

Dr. Suzanne Lewis takes a personalized approach to understanding autism

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Get a head start on preventing concussions

Every year more than 5,000 children in BC between the ages of 0 – 14 years are diagnosed with a concussion. Safe Kids Week, an annual public awareness campaign to reduce preventable injuries in children, is taking place across Canada June 4 to 10, 2018.

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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.