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Congratulations to Dr. Ruth Grunau!

Dr. Ruth Grunau is the 2018 Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief Dr. Ruth Eckstein Grunau is a Professor in the Neonatology Division, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia (UBC), and Senior Scientist in the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Grunau’s research in the past 10 years is world-known for establishing […]

Congratulations to the RICHER Team!

RICHER was presented with the John McCreary Prize for Interdisciplinary Teamwork at the UBC Health Awards Reception earlier this year. A number of our pediatric colleagues from BCCH and UBC faculty have been and continue to be deeply involved in the RICHER social pediatrics initiative. RICHER is an important link for BCCH to the community […]

Congratulations to Dr. Jaclyn Strauss!

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. […]

Congratulations Dr. Gregor Reid!

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. […]

Congratulations to Dr. Soren Gantt!

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 […]

The 7th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity – Beyond the Clinic

October 25-17, 2018 The Westin Calgary, AB, Canada CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 7th conference will focus on a range of topics that impact the prevention and treatment of obesity beyond the clinic setting, considering the broader social […]