We are pleased to congratulate the BC Children's and BC Women's investigators who were awarded funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Spring 2019 competition. Our research community received nine new research and bridge grants totaling more than $5.8 million.
My research uses ultrasound to image the hip and shoulder joints of young children to evaluate and guide treatment for abnormal development of the joint. If not treated at a young age, abnormal development of these joints leads to significant long-term disabilities.
Evaluating role of imaging studies in investigation of renal masses in infants and correlating imaging findings with pathologic findings
Evaluating role of shoulder ultrasound to assess treatment and prevention of shoulder dysplasia in infants with Birth Related Brachial Plexus Injury.
Evaluating the effectiveness of hip ultrasound as a screening study for developmental hip dysplasia in infants with risk factors for hip dysplasia but no abnormal findings on physical examination.