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Existing epidemiological evidence has shown that preterm birth rates vary according to ethnic group; building upon this existing knowledge base, a new study co-led by SickKids and the University of Pennsylvania identifies a possible explanation for this phenomenon in some African-American babies
Learning and memory are crucial parts of human cognition, yet the biological processes that govern how we learn and store different types of memories are poorly understood. In a recently published study, researchers from SickKids have discovered the precise neuronal mechanisms that can regulate synaptic plasticity to influence distinct forms of memory.
Transporting patients quickly and safely from community hospitals to a tertiary hospital is no simple feat, especially when considering the complex medical needs of a critically-ill child or a premature baby. Since it began in 1973, the Acute Care Transport Services (ACTS) team at SickKids has become a leader in this very specialized service in Canada.
Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO of SickKids, gives his perspective on investing in our future and setting a child well-being 'moonshot.'
Farah Sheikh, social worker in the Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Programs at SickKids, gives her perspective on how she helps kids live with facial differences and a recent partnership with Jacob Tremblay.
Norah Shaughnessy, Grief Support Coordinator in the Paediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at SickKids, gives her perspective on helping kids cope with the death of a loved one.