Showcasing Human Development, Child and Youth Health Research

Since 2000, CIHR and the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH) have been supporting research that aims to give the best start in life for all Canadians. Children's health, security and wellness go a long way in making a better future for our communities.

Healthy sperm, healthy children

Pioneering McGill researcher studies the effects of environmental toxins on male sex cells

Research consortium working to make cities healthier

CANUE’s vision is to increase scientific understanding of the interactions among the physical features of the urban environment and health


Babies and Bacteria

McMaster researcher studies link between maternal nutrition, gut bacteria, and the health of babies

ReACH: Advancing maternal and child health research in Canada through cohort cataloguing

A research platform funded under CIHR's Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI) is providing a valuable resource for researchers looking at the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

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