Funding renewal awarded to NeuroDevNet

$19.6 million in federal funding has been awarded to NeuroDevNet, a national research network dedicated to understanding children’s brain development.

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New study: How do people with autism process language?

The study, led by Dr. Anthony Bailey, is looking for teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum.

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Away We Grow! Toddler Nutrition Study Needs Participants

Dr. Innis' team is recruiting infants aged 12-14 months to participate in a year-long study on the role of fat in kids' development.  Read More

New discovery may reveal the causes of inflammatory bowel disease

An important discovery about how our gut protects our bodies from dangerous infections may help scientists understand the causes of inflammatory bowel disease.  

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New research shows helmet laws reduce head injuries

“This is the first study to look at national data and to compare injuries related to a wide-range of popular wheeled activities,” says Dr. Mariana Brussoni. “Our findings provide strong support for the importance of helmet laws in keeping children safe.”
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    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.