Introducing CFRI's New Research Themes

CFRI investigators have achieved tremendous success and made significant contributions to improving the health of children and families in British Columbia and around the world. Our aim is to be one of the top research institutes in North America dedicated to child and family research, and to support our researchers in achieving even more success.  Read More

Safer for the mother, safe for baby

New research recommends treating elevated blood pressure during pregnancy.

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CFRI Scholars of Excellence Program

The CFRI Scholars of Excellence program provides exceptional individuals an opportunity to generate an innovative and independent research program under the mentorship of world-class researchers.

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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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    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.