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Past News - 2009

Santa’s elves touch down on SickKids heliport with toys and special guests
Thursday, December 17, 2009

The Olympic torch ignites SickKids' Olympic spirit
Thursday, December 17, 2009

SickKids closes $200 million offering to fund construction of Research Tower
Thursday, December 17, 2009

Wood chips or sand: Which makes for a safer playground landing?
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

SickKids receives a healthy dose of social networking just in time for the holidays
Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Upopolis scores with Zachary Starkman, as SickKids becomes the largest centre in Canada to offer Upopolis to its patients
Wednesday, December 9, 2009

SickKids-led international study identifies important piece of puzzling brain tumour
Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Women in Cell Biology honour Janet Rossant, SickKids Chief of Research
Tuesday, December 8, 2009

SickKids launches offering to fund construction of Research Tower
Monday, December 7, 2009

World AIDS Day: SickKids quilt represents life and hope for children with HIV and their families
Thursday, December 3, 2009

SickKids scientists scratch below the surface and identify a stem cell for the lower layer of the skin
Thursday, December 3, 2009

Dr. Paul Babyn to hold Ontasian Chair in Paediatric Diagnostic Imaging
Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Research Institute Scientific Retreat 2009: Not retreating but moving forward in Research
Monday, November 30, 2009

Safe Kids Canada launches national charter on helmet safety for winter ski sports to help reduce devastating injuries
Friday, November 20, 2009

SickKids launches free legal service for patients and families
Friday, November 20, 2009

Child health equity shared responsibility, says panel
Friday, November 20, 2009

$2.4 million for paediatric nurse training in Africa
Friday, November 20, 2009

Premier’s Early Learning Advisor, Dr. Charles Pascal, addresses SickKids
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Asthma found to play a significant role in children developing H1N1 complications
Thursday, November 19, 2009

SickKids researchers play key role in largest gene study of childhood IBD
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

SickKids scientists discover Hedgehogs could play a role in treating osteoarthritis
Monday, November 16, 2009

SickKids and Pro Bono Law Ontario launch Canada’s first program to prescribe legal remedies in a hospital setting
Tuesday, November 10, 2009

AboutKidsHealth partners with Canwest to provide trusted health information
Thursday, November 5, 2009

SickKids scientists recipients of Canadian Cancer Society Awards
Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Rossant leads Ontario Stem Cell research team thanks to $10 million boost from Ontario government
Monday, November 2, 2009

Teaching children about railway crossing safety at an early age provides tools to protect them for a lifetime
Monday, November 2, 2009

SickKids Exceptional Trainee becomes certified ABMM Diplomate
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Celebrating 40 years of kidney transplantation
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Prestigious international rheumatology awards for Laxer and Yeung
Monday, October 19, 2009

SickKids President and CEO honoured by U of T
Friday, October 16, 2009

Booster seats laws are driving down number of fatal accidents
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Fold up the genetic “roadmap”: SickKids researchers unveil “GPS” to navigate human genome
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

SickKids takes learning to a higher level with launch of Learning Institute
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The SickKids Burn Prevention Outreach Team wants to help you keep the young ones in your care from being scalded
Monday, October 5, 2009

Renovated Emergency Department offers patient-centred registration, improved patient flow and new patient areas; opens to the public on Sept. 2
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Ouch! That hurts!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

SickKids researchers find popular painkiller may be life-threatening following a common childhood operation
Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Team SickKids aims to paint Australia’s Gold Coast Team Canada red
Tuesday, August 11, 2009

NBA superstar Steve Nash visits SickKids
Friday, August 7, 2009

Posters promote campfire safety
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

SickKids scientists discover a potential treatment for a previously untreatable bone cancer
Monday, August 3, 2009

Battling the bulge?
Sunday, July 26, 2009

SickKids teens dance the night away with Canadian stars
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

SickKids welcomes Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan
Thursday, July 9, 2009

SickKids scientist named to Order of Canada
Thursday, July 9, 2009

Do you want to spit for science?
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Baby Lily gets a new heart
Thursday, June 25, 2009

SickKids part of $6.4 million research grant
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

SickKids doctors to address the UN this week
Friday, June 19, 2009

SickKids receives over $6.4 million dollars in CFI funding to support leading researchers
Thursday, June 18, 2009

International research team identifies autoinflammatory syndrome
Monday, June 8, 2009

Minister of Health visits Sickkids
Friday, June 5, 2009

Cancer stem cell studies could open the door to personalized, targeted treatments for brain cancers
Thursday, June 4, 2009

SickKids president elected chair of Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario
Monday, June 1, 2009

HOT TOPIC - Researchers find children under five living in poor neighbourhoods have the greatest chance of being killed in a homicide
Thursday, May 28, 2009

Lee appointed to steering committee of Chinese research centre
Thursday, May 28, 2009

"Junk" drives tumour growth
Tuesday, May 26, 2009

First in Canada: baby has heart procedure while inside her mother’s womb and is now doing fine
Friday, May 8, 2009

Michael Taylor one of Canada's top 40 under 40
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Simple change means less pain associated with vaccination
Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Canadian kids don't get enough Vitamin D
Monday, May 4, 2009

Stem cells are going green to study autism
Monday, April 27, 2009

SickKids receives $9.2 million in federal funding for immigrant support network
Friday, April 24, 2009

His Royal Highness The Duke of York visits SickKids
Friday, April 24, 2009

Morning sickness may lead to brighter kids
Thursday, April 23, 2009

SickKids scientists muscle in on cause of muscular dystrophy
Thursday, April 16, 2009

SickKids patient-positive hospital, shows OHA website
Thursday, April 16, 2009

SickKids’ Corporate Ventures office licenses peptide discovered by Research Institute scientists to treat chronic pain
Friday, April 3, 2009

SickKids Corporate Ventures office licenses new compound that may treat lysosomal storage and neurological disorders
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Pregnant women shouldn’t fear taking antidepressant drugs
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Scientists uncover a new one-two punch combination that knocks out infection
Monday, March 30, 2009

SickKids switches off for Earth Hour
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Sick stuffies saved at Child Life pet clinic
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

SickKids scientists selectively erase fear memories and gain insight into how the memory works
Thursday, March 12, 2009

Genetic research narrows in on cause of childhood brain cancer
Sunday, March 8, 2009

HOT TOPIC - Heavy drinking during pregnancy could lead to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Electronic Child Health Network celebrates 10th birthday at SickKids
Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Sugar water: The sweet solution for pain relief in babies that lasts
Monday, March 2, 2009

New insight into MS – Researchers shed light on an underlying cause of damage to the nerve coating
Thursday, February 26, 2009

Researchers at SickKids identify a protein critical for memory and learning
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Paediatric world first - SickKids team performs lifesaving lung procedure
Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Lunatic and Manic Proteins Sweeten Immune Cells
Thursday, February 12, 2009

SickKids researchers solve a universal lab test mystery
Monday, February 9, 2009

Unusually High Rates of Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea
Monday, February 2, 2009

Repatriated Canadian scientist leads an international study on the discovery of the first gene linked to the most common form of epilepsy
Thursday, January 29, 2009

Appointment of the Director of the Centre for Patient Safety
Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Researchers identify potential new weapon in battle against HIV infection
Monday, January 12, 2009