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Past News - 1996

Early blood cell pinpointed; may hold key to successful gene therapy
Tuesday, December 3, 1996

The Hospital for Sick Children Hepatitis C notification project continues; 1,000 additional letters are sent
Monday, November 18, 1996

SickKids and Hyal Pharmaceutical to collaborate on research for vascular disease and cancer
Thursday, October 31, 1996

SickKids scientists find the gene for Cyclops
Thursday, October 31, 1996

A literacy success - The Reading Room at The Hospital for Sick Children celebrates one year anniversary
Monday, September 9, 1996

Researchers find gene involved in colon cancer; learn why some cells become malignant
Friday, August 23, 1996

Molecular diagnosis of genetic disease could lead to huge health care savings
Thursday, August 1, 1996

The Hospital for Sick Children opens a Shoppers Drug Mart Prescription Centre
Monday, July 15, 1996

Doctors at The Hospital for Sick Children and The Toronto Hospital perform their first joint living-related donor liver transplant
Friday, June 21, 1996

Nine-day-old conjoined twins separated yesterday at The Hospital for Sick Children
Thursday, May 2, 1996

Manuel Buchwald, O.C., PhD, named Director of The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
Tuesday, April 23, 1996

Researchers find major gene for eye development
Monday, April 1, 1996

Fanconi Anemia research advanced by development of new animal model
Monday, April 1, 1996

New liver disease caused by excess zinc, copper, SickKids study shows
Saturday, March 30, 1996

Novel treatment concept blocks signals that control growth of leukemia cells
Wednesday, February 14, 1996

Treatment proven effective for severe form of rare disease
Wednesday, January 3, 1996

The Hospital for Sick Children opens Telemedicine Clinic for children in Northern Ontario communities