Presented by the BB&D Advisory Group and Administration, the Brain, Behaviour & Development (BB&D) Annual Research Day is held annually in the Fall. The annual event highlights accomplishments and advances from BB&D researchers and provides a forum to learn about various ongoing or developing projects and collaborations. The event also includes a keynote presentation given by an internationally renowned guest speaker.
We focus on clinical research to improve the lives of children, youth, and their families who have mental health difficulties. We are dedicated to the understanding of the unique strengths and challenges, and the beliefs, attitudes, and actions of this population, in order to develop and evaluate innovative and evidence-based practices for patients, professionals, and public community.
Led by BC Children's Hospital investigator Dr. Mariana Brussoni, a project meant to increase time spent by children in quality outdoor play in Early Learning and Child Care Settings has received $650,000 from the Lawson Foundation.
BC Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Francis Lynn is leading one of two groups awarded a total of $6 million in funding from the Government of Canada and JDRF Canada to accelerate the development of stem cell based therapies for type 1 diabetes (T1D)
We believe there’s nothing we can’t do with your support. It can take years to turn scientific breakthrough into new interventions and treatments. Funding helps speed the pace of change. When given the resources, we can bring transformative therapies – and hope – out of the laboratory and into the clinic to save and improve children’s lives.