IWK researchers are dedicated to improving care for women, children, youth, and families. Their compassionate quest is to ease pain and suffering, while treating disease and searching for causes and cures. They are also dedicated to finding ways of preventing illness and promoting wellness.
World renowned pediatric pain researchers at the IWK have developed new ways to measure, treat and prevent pain in children.
Anaesthesia researchers aim to discover new ways to keep women, children and youth safe and comfortable when coping with surgery, child birth injury or chronic pain.
The team's research focuses on tracking trends in delivery and use of palliative care services, with an eye to improving access and quality of care.
The goal of this research group is to understand the cancers and blood disorders of children better, so that they can improve care and quality-of-life outcomes.
The interdisciplinary research effort links health professionals from a variety of fields to work together to improve health and patient care for children, women and families.