The M.I.N.D. Research Theme is now Brain, Behaviour & Development

Changes are taking place for The M.I.N.D. Research Theme with a new leadership structure, changes in the Research Groups, and a new Theme name.

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Early-life infections may trigger immune responses that prevent leukemia

New research from the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children’s Hospital provides insight.

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Kids bounce back quickly

BC Children’s Hospital and UBC researchers have reassuring news for parents and caregivers: within four months of an injury, most children have recuperated and enjoy the same quality of life they did before they got hurt.

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We’re Rebranding!

CFRI is taking on the name and brand of BC Children’s Hospital! We’re applying the BC Children’s Hospital logo and updating our materials as we transition to our new look.

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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

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    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.