About the Association
The Canadian Burn Association is a scientific and educational association dedicated to improving burn care, supporting research, and preventing burn injuries.
Find a Burn Centre
Burn Centres across Canada are at the forefront of care from the initial injury, during hospitalization and rehabilitation, and in the long-term recovery and adaptation throughout the life course. This list includes the websites and contact information for centres in Canadian cities.
CBA Membership has its privileges. All members receive access to the annual Canadian Burn Conference and to special association events and programs as part of their membership fee.
Burn News & Events
Mark your Calendar: Canadian Burn Symposium 2021
The Burn Symposium will take place in Montréal, Québec on December 4 & 5, 2021. More information online soon!
Canadian Burn Association Town Hall Meeting
The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The Agenda will include a discussion of: Association Updates and a 2021 webinar sneak peak.
Handheld 3D skin printer helps heal large, severe burns
U of T researchers’ handheld 3D skin printer helps heal large, severe burns, study finds. A handheld 3D skin printer developed by researchers at the University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds – and its “bio ink” can accelerate the healing process.
The Ford Fallout
The Ford Fallout: “We discovered a way to grow skin for burn victims. Now our research is in jeopardy” Marc Jeschke, a surgeon and director of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook, on the provincial funding cuts.
Testing a new ‘recipe’ for regenerating skin
One of the grim realities of treating a complex burn is that doctors must harvest healthy skin from the patient in order to cover the wound, thereby creating another injury. Dr. Marc Jeschke, a senior scientist in Biological Sciences at Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) and director of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook, is determined to find a better way.
7 dangerous things that could lead to house fires, serious burns
With a recent cold snap and a number of reported house fires across the country, some health experts are warning Canadians to be extra cautious about fire and burn safety inside and outside the home.