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Past news - 2011

Service excellence is top of mind at SickKids
Friday, March 30, 2012

Dr. Stephen Scherer Inducted as AAAS Fellow
Thursday, December 22, 2011

HOT TOPIC: It’s no one’s fault: Speaking to kids about mental illness
Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Baruchel recently awarded prestigious French order
Monday, December 19, 2011

Santa's elves land on roof!
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Hall of Fame welcomes Mary Jo Haddad
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

SickKids photo book now on sale
Thursday, December 1, 2011

Leader in education will head Learning Institute
Tuesday, November 29, 2011

SickKids focuses international strategy
Friday, November 18, 2011

SickKids named Most Admired Corporate Culture
Thursday, November 17, 2011

Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2012
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Engagement levels are up at SickKids
Monday, November 14, 2011

Science Rocks!
Friday, November 11, 2011

National SickKids-led study finds new way to predict MS diagnosis in children
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

SickKids psychiatrist honoured by children’s aid societies for protecting children from abuse and neglect
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

SickKids named one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals
Friday, November 4, 2011

More than 800 exceptional minds, one big room
Thursday, November 3, 2011

Getting animated at SickKids
Thursday, November 3, 2011

Renovations to Same Day Admit Unit
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Behaviour training, not meds, preferred therapy for preschoolers at risk of ADHD
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Unhealthy habits in teens from lower socioeconomic households raises risk of heart disease
Sunday, October 23, 2011

Next-generation Database of Genomic Variants launches
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Dr. Lap-Chee Tsui inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

SickKids opens cultural competence education to the world
Friday, October 14, 2011

SickKids Expert Alert: Year-round athletes at risk for adult-like injuries
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

SickKids wins top employer designation
Friday, October 7, 2011

Dr. David Malkin appointed Medical Director of POGO; Chair of Childhood Cancer Control at U of T
Friday, October 7, 2011

SickKids Expert Alert: Why do youth delay seeking help for mental illness?
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Schachter awarded Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art First Class
Monday, October 3, 2011

Scientific Consortium awarded $34 million from the National Institutes of Health
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Scientists identify two distinct genes that may have profound effect on power plants of the cell
Friday, September 23, 2011

SickKids-led study shows simple technique using ordinary blood-pressure cuff may protect against stroke damage
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Mary Jo Haddad, SickKids President and CEO, named one of Canada’s Top 25 Women of Influence
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Deep brain stimulation helps regenerate brain cells to improve brain’s RAM
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

SickKids Expert Alert: Bullying = a relationship breakdown
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Northbridge Financial Corporation Chair to tackle little known disease
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Taking great panes to build The Tower
Tuesday, September 13, 2011

FASD Awareness Day
Friday, September 9, 2011

HOT TOPIC: Fighting the sugar wave
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

SickKids wins gold for innovative business model
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

SickKids Expert Alert: Early + Math Skills = Success
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Researchers map pathway of infection for a common, potentially life-threatening respiratory virus
Thursday, August 18, 2011

Scientists identify two distinct subgroups in common childhood brain cancer
Monday, August 15, 2011

Government of Ontario invests $75 million in The Research & Learning Tower
Monday, August 15, 2011

Study finds new ADHD genes, links susceptibility with autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Largest Canadian IBD study uncovers gene associated with ulcerative colitis
Tuesday, August 2, 2011

SickKids innovators win international grant competition
Friday, July 29, 2011

New research questions automatic removal of children living in grow ops
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

New SickKids mobile app helps IBD patients transition to adult care
Monday, July 25, 2011

SickKids researchers honoured with Early Researcher Awards
Monday, July 25, 2011

Here’s lookin’ at you, kids
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Researchers identify gene linked to bleeding disorder
Monday, July 18, 2011

The Scientist magazine ranks SickKids #7 on international list of best places to work in academia
Thursday, July 7, 2011

SickKids researchers take innovative approaches to tackle global paediatric health problems
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Reduced TV time and computer use alone have little impact on childhood obesity
Monday, July 4, 2011

Up Up and Away! The Research & Learning Tower is on the Rise
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Surfs Up With SickKidsWiFi!
Monday, June 20, 2011

SickKids announces new Board appointments
Friday, June 17, 2011

Daneman re-appointed Chair of Paediatrics, U of T, and Paediatrician-in-Chief at SickKids
Friday, June 17, 2011

Sonia and Arthur Labatt receive honorary degrees from University of Toronto
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Parents conflicted about use of feeding tubes in children with neurologic disabilities
Friday, June 10, 2011

DONNY & MARIE LIVE to support SickKids
Friday, June 3, 2011

SickKids launches new Child and Family Relations service
Monday, May 30, 2011

Mary Jo Haddad receives Order of Canada
Friday, May 27, 2011

Governor General visits SickKids
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

SickKids Works to Continue Reducing Emergency Department Wait Times
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Severity of cystic fibrosis may be determined by presence of newly-identified modifier genes
Sunday, May 22, 2011

‘Toronto protocol’ improves survival rates in children at risk for cancer
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Minister of Health celebrates Nursing Week with SickKids nurses
Tuesday, May 10, 2011

SickKids nurses: Unwavering dedication to providing the best care for children and families
Monday, May 9, 2011

Researchers advance microarray technology to improve discovery of copy number variation
Monday, May 9, 2011

The proof is in – science is fun
Monday, May 9, 2011

What a year! SickKids celebrates a “groundbreaking” anniversary
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Biebermania rocks SickKids
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Christine Harrison to be honoured for her contributions to health-care ethics in Canada
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Hey kids, get moving!: Report card gives Canadian kids an "F" in physical activity!
Thursday, April 28, 2011

Commercialization: SickKids and MaRS Innovation launch OtoSim Inc.
Monday, April 25, 2011

Promoting research for kids on Research4kids
Thursday, April 21, 2011

Hide-and-seek: Cholesterol masks molecules on cell surfaces
Monday, April 18, 2011

Brain Awareness Month: SickKids improves care for critically ill children
Thursday, April 14, 2011

Thank you to all our volunteers for making a difference
Monday, April 11, 2011

Parents’ habits influence preschoolers’ TV time and computer use
Thursday, April 7, 2011

Show me your teeth
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Pain hurts but it can be managed, says SickKids expert
Monday, April 4, 2011

SickKids experts help develop new guidelines for juvenile arthritis treatment
Thursday, March 31, 2011

SickKids expert offers wake-up call on childhood sleep disorders
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Understanding schizophrenia: researchers uncover new underlying mechanism
Monday, March 28, 2011

SickKids-led research projects top Genome Canada’s leader board
Monday, March 28, 2011

Coming for surgery? New section prepares families for surgery at SickKids
Thursday, March 24, 2011

SickKids celebrates Canada’s newest citizens
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

New multilingual kiosks make it easier to find your way around SickKids
Sunday, March 20, 2011

The Research & Learning Tower springs up from the ground
Friday, March 18, 2011

Should children be shielded from media coverage of traumatic world events?
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Ontario providing additional cochlear implants for children and adults with severe hearing loss
Monday, March 7, 2011

Giant strides in childhood disease research
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Researchers identify genetic mechanism involved in common urinary tract birth defect
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Researchers focus on children with medical complexity to improve efficiencies in the health-care system
Monday, February 21, 2011

Let’s talk about L-O-V-E: encouraging healthy relationships
Monday, February 14, 2011

Is digital more patient-friendly than paper? New study says yes
Monday, February 7, 2011

SickKids celebrates 60th anniversary on University Avenue
Friday, February 4, 2011

Health information available in English, French and Chinese
Friday, February 4, 2011

It's World Cancer Day
Friday, February 4, 2011

Helping to improve the lives of kids with chronic conditions in the Middle East
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Early eye removal in children with advanced eye cancer can be lifesaving option compared with chemotherapy
Monday, January 31, 2011

Treatment of vomiting and diarrhea in emergency departments varies across the country
Friday, January 28, 2011

SickKids cancer research: Top 10 in 2010
Thursday, January 27, 2011

We’re only going up from here!
Thursday, January 27, 2011

A vision for paediatric surgery
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

SickKids scientists’ serve more than a refreshing pint at Duggan’s Brewery
Friday, January 21, 2011

Leafs bring smiles to SickKids
Monday, January 17, 2011

Low-income children with IBD are more likely to undergo surgery than their wealthier counterparts
Thursday, January 13, 2011

Going to all ends to prevent relapse of neural cancers
Thursday, January 13, 2011

New Leadership in Medical and Academic Affairs
Wednesday, June 16, 2010