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2018 Highlights


  • BC Children's Hospital's pediatric nephrology clinical pathway development team was a winner in the Getting Better category.‎
  • Of the 15 genomics and precision health projects selected for $162 million in funding from the 2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) competition, six projects are based in BC, with five projects being led by staff from BC Children's Hospital Research Institute and BC Cancer. Two studies operating out of Ontario and Quebec are co-led by PHSA researchers from BC Children's Hospital.
  • BC Children's and BC Women's researchers were awarded more than $4.9 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Spring 2018 competition. BC Children's researchers also received more than $2.5 million in funding from the recent CIHR Foundation and Team Grant competitions. 
  • Dr. Jana Davidson, psychiatrist-in-chief at BC Children's Hospital, was inaugurated President of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) in September 2018 and will serve two terms in this leadership role. 
 

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