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Dr. Jaclyn Strauss, one of our current R3’s was awarded the International Abstract of Distinction for her resident research work entitled “Catheter Related Complication in Central Venous Catheters Locked with Taurolidine vs Ethanol in pediatric Patients with Intestinal Failure” at the American Society for Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition (ASPEN) in Las Vegas earlier this year. […]
Dr. Reid has been awarded $688,500 over 5 yrs from CIHR for his work Identifying infection-induced determinants of paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia progression. New research from the Faculty of Medicine and BC Children’s Hospital provides insight into how infections early in life may reduce the risk of leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer. Dr. […]
Dr. Soren Gantt has been awarded a CIHR Project Grant of $1.1M over 5 yrs for his study “Viral determinants of natural human cytomegalovirus transmission.” Cytomegalovirus is the most common congenital infection, and a major cause of birth defects worldwide. This study will characterize the specific viral variants and modes of transmission between mothers and children, to […]