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The BC Children's Hospital MRI Research Facility operates on a cost-recovery basis, and is managed by a team of multidisciplinary experts who support investigators from the Lower Mainland as well as researchers from across Canada.

Research projects at the MRI Research Facility over the past year include:

  • Typical and atypical visual brain development (D. Giaschi)
  • Networks underlying cognitive impairment and non-pharmaceutical interventions in schizophrenia (T. Woodward)
  • Early brain structure and function in newborn infants with prenatal exposure to maternal depressed mood and antidepressant medication (T. Oberlander)
  • Language localization and lateralization in children with autism spectrum disorder (A. Bailey)
  • Neuroimaging of children with pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorders (E. Stewart)
  • Structural and functional brain differences in children with developmental coordination disorder (J. Zwicker)
  • Brain changes following intervention for dyslexia (D. Giaschi)
  • Language mapping for planning of pediatric epilepsy surgery (B. Bjornson)
  • Traumatic brain injury in adolescent athletes (N. Virji-Babul)
  • Effects of air pollution on cognition (C. Carlsten)
  • Synergizing-omics to discover treatable intellectual disabilities (C. van Karnebeek)
  • Measures of cartilage health in Perthes disease (K. Mulpuri)
  • Perception-action coupling in infancy (N. Virji-Babul)
  • Predicting treatment response in depression (R. Lam)