Child & Family Research Imaging Facility opens

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 54, No. 7, September 2012, Pages 329,348 News

BC’s new Child & Family Research Imaging Facility is a University of British Columbia and Child & Family Research Institute project, hosted by the Provincial Health Services Au­thority on the campus of BC Children’s Hospital, BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, and BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Institute. 

The facility, opened on 13 June, is dedicated to research that will in­crease understanding of child brain development as well as to other child health research projects. The $12 million facility features a 3-Tesla MRI scanner and an imaging analysis and neuro-informatics lab. The facility is funded by the government of Canada through the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund, along with other partners.

. Child & Family Research Imaging Facility opens. BCMJ, Vol. 54, No. 7, September, 2012, Page(s) 329,348 - News.

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