- Dr. Edmund Chan, director of the Allergy Clinic at BC Children's Hospital, was the only Canadian on an international panel that revised new guidelines for peanut consumption and peanut allergy risk in infants in 2016.
Scientists at BC Children’s Hospital and UBC engineered immune cells to protect organs from transplant rejection. These cells could be given as a living drug to prevent attack to transplanted cells and organs.
BC Children’s and BC Women’s Redevelopment Project celebrated its Topping Off milestone, which signified that the Teck Acute Care Centre’s structure was complete from foundation to roof.
BC Children's Hospital's Emergency Department became an official site for take-home naloxone kits, to help combat the overdose crisis in BC.
BC Children’s Hospital researchers in the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia discovered an early warning sign of transplant rejection. A new study published in the journal Blood identified a protein that could diagnose chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGvHD), a serious, long-term complication that affects some patients after a blood and bone marrow transplant.
New research from the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program at BC Children’s Hospital provided insight into how infections early in life may reduce the risk of leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer.