The Children’s Heart Centre is a passionate team of clinicians, researchers, medical trainees, and technical and clerical staff. We are committed to producing high-quality research to improve care for children with cardiovascular conditions.
Our team is focused on investigating use of virtual reality technology in pediatrics and providing evidenced based answers to help clinicians and health practitioners determine how to best use this innovative technology for everyday use.
The Injury Research Program led by Dr. Mariana Brussoni focuses on understanding injuries in children and youth, and measuring the physical, psychosocial and financial impacts of injuries on children, their families and the health care system.
The International Hip Dysplasia (IHDR) study group is an international collaboration of surgeons and medical professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children with hip dysplasia. With 23 worldwide sites and growing, IHDR aims to optimize patient care in health care systems around the world through research, education, and advocacy efforts.
Our research team, led by Dr. Louise Mâsse, aims to understand the factors in the school, social and home environments that influence children’s and teens’ health behaviours, specifically, physical activity, screen time and nutrition.
The vision of the Department of Pediatric Anesthesia at BC Children's Hospital is to provide excellence and innovation in patient-centered care for the children and their families of British Columbia. Evaluation, improvement, and innovation are key research activities that allow us to optimize the clinical care we provide.
The SEARCH team evaluates drug safety and effectiveness and identifies risks associated with commonly prescribed drugs; PREVENT uses pharmacogenomics discovery and replication (in at least three independent populations) to identify strongly-predictive pharmacogenomic biomarkers.
BC Children’s Hospital houses the only Sleep Laboratory in the province of BC, where a multidisciplinary team provides diagnostic assessment and treatment for children and youth across BC, and conducts research to advance sleep medicine.
Congratulations to the BC Children's and University of British Columbia doctoral students who were awarded a prestigious 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Researchers from BC Children’s Hospital, the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health have found the risk of school staff acquiring SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in schools is no greater than for those who don’t work in schools.
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.