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Welcome to the Bloorview Research Institute

Established in 2004, the internationally recognized Bloorview Research Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities through client and family-centred rehabilitation research. 

The Bloorview Research Institute is housed in the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation and continuing care teaching hospital, and is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. 

The Bloorview Research Institute is recognized in Canada and around the world for its unique client population and leadership in the field of childhood disability. The Research Institute brings together a multi-disciplinary team of scientists who work collaboratively with clinical staff, clients, and families to generate clinically-linked and applied pediatric rehabilitation research. 


What's new

  • June 25, 2014
    Media advisory: Holland Bloorview experts contribute to new pediatric concussion guidelines from Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation
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  • May 29, 2014
    Concussion Research Centre providing free Concussion Education sessions - open to the public!
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  • May 18, 2014
    Holland Bloorview Scientists and Clinicians Featured for Collaboration in Hospital News
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  • May 8, 2014
    Polygon Interviews Dr. Elaine Biddiss about Virtual Gaming for kids with CP
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  • May 1, 2014
    Holland Bloorview autism scientist awarded $2.5 million by Brain Canada
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  • April 25, 2014
    Holland Bloorview’s Autism Research Centre leads metformin study on weight gain prevention in youth with autism
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Virginia Wright - recipient of the 2014 Circle of Honour Award


Dr. Tom Chau featured as an Everyday Hero by Global National News
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Introducing the Concussion Research Centre