News & Events

Welcome to Dr. Kyla HildebrandSeptember 3, 2013We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kyla Hildebrand, Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director, to the Division of Allergy & Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, BC Children’s Hospital. Read More >

Announcement of funding support for youth engagement in the RICHER projectAugust 19, 2013Rotary Club Arbutus Chapter joined forces with the RICHER Initiative to engage at-risk youth in the Grandview Woodland Community on August 14, 2013. Read More >

CFRI AwardsAugust 16, 2013The Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) celebrates the researchers and trainees who have recently received awards and grants. Read More >

Summer 2013 CIHR Grant RecipientsJoin us as we congratulate our Faculty members on their recent CIHR Grants! Read More >

Caring for Kids New to CanadaAugust 13, 2013Caring for Kids New to Canada - An essential website, launched in April 2013, was developed for health professionals who work with immigrant and refugee children, youth and families. Read More >

The gut’s “peace-keeper”August 9, 2013The protein SIGIRR, by supressing the immune response, maintains a delicate balance between our resident microorganisms and invading pathogens, keeping the latter in check. Read More >

Resident researchersAugust 8, 2013Karine Khatchadourian, in the Department of Pediatrics, is one of many UBC residents who have added to medical knowledge while still in training. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Anita DattaAugust 2, 2013We are pleased to welcome Dr. Anita Datta to the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology. Read More >

Blanket? Check. Car Seat? Check. Poop colour chart? Huh?July 22, 2013To speed the diagnosis of a fatal liver condition in infants, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Rick Schreiber led an effort to distribute stool colour cards to parents of all B.C. newborns. Read More >

CPEG Growth ChartsJuly 18, 2013The Canadian Pediatric Endocrine Group (CPEG), in conjunction with key stakeholders has developed new growth charts. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Soren GanttJuly 1, 2013We are delighted to announce the recruitment of Dr. Soren Gantt, Associate Professor, with the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics, UBC Faculty of Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital and CFRI. Read More >

Shining a light on the “black box” of concussionsJune 3, 2013Introducing the Concussion Awareness Training Toolkit, an online course for physicians and nurses developed by Clinical Assistant Professor Shelina Babul. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Joanne YeungMay 13, 2013We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joanne Yeung, Clinical Instructor, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Joanne Yeung is a Pediatric Allergist and Clinical Immunologist in Vancouver, BC. Read More >

Welcome to Dr. Ekaterina ErendzhinovaFebruary 14, 2013Dr. Erendzhinova was born in Russia, graduated from Omsk State Medical Institute in 1992, where she then completed two years of pediatric residency. Read More >