New technique reveals big data from tiny babies (St. Paul's/HLI)

The first week of a newborn’s life is a time of the most rapid biological change in life as the baby adapts to living outside the womb, suddenly exposed to new challenges including bacteria and viruses. Yet surprisingly little is known about these early changes.

Those involved included scientists from UBC, the BC Cancer Agency, BC Children’s Hospital, the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (HLI) at St. Paul’s Hospital, and the PROOF Centre of Excellence. 

Thandi Fletcher reports

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