CAN-ASC is a Canada-wide consortium of researchers and clinician scientists. We collaborate with international networks from academia and industry to develop consensus-driven, standardized and validated operating procedures (SOPs) for human immunology research.
The Canucks for Kids Fund Childhood Diabetes Laboratories aim to improve the lives of children with diabetes by advancing knowledge of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, through innovative and multi-disciplinary basic and clinical diabetes research.
Researchers with the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program embrace one goal: to save children’s lives, while improving their health and quality of life through every phase of treatment and recovery.
The BCCHR Trainee Omics Group is a team of enthusiastic trainees from across research themes at the BC Children's Research Institute who are eager to make bioinformatics accessible and fun for everyone!
Mini Med School is an award-winning health science youth outreach and public education program that's been held 21 times since 2003. This fall’s Mini Med School is transitioning to an all-virtual learning platform and focusing on the microbiome. In addition to Mini Med School Live for Grade 10 to 12 students, there's a Mini Med School On-Demand, which is open to everyone.
BC School Sports, the governing organization for school sports in the province, has mandated a BC Children’s Hospital-based concussion education training module for its members who work with young athletes. Now those who supervise secondary school sports will be better prepared to prevent, respond to, and manage concussions in teens when these activities resume this fall.
On World Sepsis Day — September 13, 2020 — the Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are urging all health systems, policymakers, healthcare workers, researchers, and civilians to develop a concerted effort on sepsis prevention, diagnosis, and management to save lives.
A new study, published this week in Science Translational Medicine, further refines a potential new treatment that can prevent transplant rejection in kids and adults without leaving them vulnerable to infection.
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.