Professor, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, The University of British Columbia

Aubrey J. Tingle Professor of Pediatric Immunology

Pediatric Immunologist, Investigator and Director, Clinical Research, BC Children’s Hospital

Co-Director, CHILD Study

Dr Turvey’s research program focuses on pediatric infectious and inflammatory diseases; specifically, the role of innate immunity in protecting infants and young children from infectious agents, and how abnormalities of the innate immune system contribute to inflammatory diseases of childhood.

Co-Director, CHILD Study

Vancouver Site Leader and Member, Executive Committee

Member of the Working Groups on: Genetics; Immunology; Infection; Epidemiology and Statistics

CHILD Study Investigator

As Co-Director, Dr. Turvey assists the Director in carrying out her responsibilities, including the formulation of policy and the day-to-day management of the Study. Dr. Turvey is PI on the CIHR-funded project “Programmatic research to understand how modifiable environmental factors interact with the genome in the development of asthma,” and is an investigator on many other projects (see Grants).

  • Institution: The University of British Columbia
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
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