Learn about key topics in intrauterine development, the link between preterm birth & adult hypertension, the fetal programming of childhood behaviour, and the effects of maternal diet on infant development. Presented by Dr. Judith Hall, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Reproduction & Healthy Pregnancy, CFRI; Emerita Professor, Departments of Pediatrics & Medical Genetics, UBC. | Dr. Mikael Norman, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Karolinska University Hospital; Professor, Pediatrics, Karolinska Institute. | Dr. Tim Oberlander, Scientist & Senior Scholar, Developmental Neurosciences & Child Health, CFRI; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Developmental Pediatrician, BC Children's Hospital. | Dr. Sheila Innis, Director & Scientist, Nutrition & Metabolism Research Program, CFRI; Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. (2010)
Dr. Allison Eddy was named a Fellow by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences on Sept. 18, 2020. The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences brings together Canada’s top-ranked health and biomedical scientists and scholars to make a positive impact on the urgent health concerns of Canadians.
Congratulations to the BC Children's and BC Women's investigators who were awarded funding through the highly competitive Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Spring 2020 competition.
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.