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Industry Partnerships and Commercialization
Industry Partnerships and Commercialization

Archive 2014

  • August 28, 2014 SickKids creates app for dosing pain medication in children
    TORONTO – Medication is the most common pain management tool that health care professionals use to help patients through their treatment and recovery. For adults the dose is often standard, but for children, a safe and effective dose of medicine depends on several factors including the weight and age of the child.
  • June 19, 2014 Current treatments miss slowly-dividing cancer cells, risking fatal relapse of childhood brain tumour, SickKids-led study finds
    TORONTO – Aggressive chemotherapy attacking rapidly-dividing cancer cells have greatly improved survival rates for the most common cancerous brain tumour in children; however, nearly 30 per cent of cases result in a fatal recurrence of the tumour. New research led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) identifies a culprit for relapse in medulloblastoma: a small group of slowly-dividing tumour cells that slide under the radar of traditional therapies.
  • May 26, 2014 SickKids researchers make great strides towards cracking the autism code
    TORONTO –Recent advances in genome sequencing technology have facilitated rapid identification of genetic alterations in genes associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The universal challenge in the field of genetics has been to determine whether these mutations will result in autism.