New research shows that preterm babies with slower brain development as they reach their due dates a...
Babies at risk of developing a food allergy can be exposed to potential allergens as early as six mo...
When babies are born in British Columbia hospitals, the standard of care includes treating all newbo...
The Child & Family Research Institute is committed to the education and training of our research community including full-time trainees (masters and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical research trainees), summer students, and clinical research coordinators.
First established in 2003, the Research Education Office at the Child & Family Research Institute organizes education and networking events for trainees, coordinators and the public, including the annual Mini Med School series; administers trainee funding competitions; and manages the institute's summer student research program for undergraduate and medical students.
For more information on the education and training opportunities at CFRI and to access the Research Education Program event calendar visit the CFRI Training website.
Dr. Ran Goldman finds that IV magnesium doesn't affect hospital length of stay or lower pain scores for children with acute episodes of sickle cell disease.
CFRI researchers discover how EBV infection evades detection by the immune system.
Dr. Wyeth Wasserman has been appointed Executive Director of CFRI and UBC Faculty of Medicine (FoM) Associate Dean, Research, CFRI.
Illustrations help translate research into something tangible. For molecular research, illustrators bring shape and movement to this hidden world. Read More
CFRI researchers discover new compounds that are transferred from the diets of breastfeeding mothers to their milk. Read More
Evaluation program will determine best dosing schedule for HPV vaccine. Read More
CFRI is it the largest research institute of its kind in Western Canada in terms of people, productivity, funding and size.
The Institute has both 'wet bench' laboratory and 'dry lab' clinical research areas, and other areas to facilitate particular areas of research and training.