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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Mini Med School 2016: Genetic Counselling

Join us and learn how genetic counsellors are integrating genetics and patient care. Registration starts September 26.

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    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 The M.I.N.D..

    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.