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2017 News

Congratulations to our staff who have won awards!
Friday, December 29, 2017

New study shows cheaper, less invasive treatment can improve brain growth, function in babies with hydrocephalus
Friday, December 22, 2017

“Divergent ancestry” in infants’ DNA associated with increased risk of preterm birth
Thursday, December 14, 2017

SickKids researchers discover precise molecular mechanisms that can influence memory
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Insufficient evidence to guide recommendations on vitamin D in pregnancy
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Inhaled corticosteroids do not increase risk of fracture in children with asthma: study
Monday, November 13, 2017

SickKids scientist Dr. Norman Rosenblum named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Visualizing the invisible: SickKids scientists determine structure of cellular powerhouse for the first time
Thursday, October 26, 2017

SickKids scientists create new way to classify cancers based on unique hypermutant footprint
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Children’s temperaments linked to time spent outdoors
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Could on-and-off fasting help prevent obesity?
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

SickKids researchers receive more than $19 million in CFI funding for research infrastructure
Friday, October 13, 2017

Tenfold increase worldwide in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study
Thursday, October 12, 2017

SickKids team receives $2.99 million USD from SU2C Catalyst program to develop combination therapy for most aggressive cancer predisposition syndrome
Thursday, October 12, 2017

SickKids scientists obtain blueprint of molecular target for blood cancer and autoimmune therapies
Monday, October 2, 2017

Refugee children and youth at higher risk of unintentional injury compared with non-refugee immigrants
Friday, September 29, 2017

Neuroscientists link memory fundamentals with Alzheimer’s disease in promising study
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Changing the face of cancer care at home and around the world
Friday, September 8, 2017

Tracing single brain cancer cells simplifies complexity of incurable brain cancers, suggesting new treatments, international study finds
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Race against the clock: Lifesaving in-utero heart procedure spares Baby Sebastian a traumatic birth and bridges the gap to corrective surgery
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Learn about paediatric pain with Online Paediatric Pain Curriculum
Friday, July 21, 2017

What can worms teach us about how our body heals itself?
Thursday, July 20, 2017

New study finds compound that may improve response to existing CF drug in kids with rare CF mutations
Friday, July 14, 2017

SickKids staff recognized for their achievements
Friday, June 30, 2017

SickKids scientists identify new molecular mechanism that may be responsible for initiating organ rejection
Friday, June 23, 2017

It turns out forgetting is really important for memory
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Biofilms—the eradication has begun
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The dirty dozen: 12 new subtypes of medulloblastoma discovered
Monday, June 12, 2017

SickKids researchers awarded $4.8 million for brain cancer research
Friday, May 26, 2017

SickKids researchers identify epigenetic signatures that may help with diagnosing and distinguishing two rare diseases
Friday, May 5, 2017

SickKids research team identifies a new disease and solves a medical mystery
Monday, April 3, 2017

Lewis E. Kay named Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A child or youth is injured by a firearm every day in Ontario: study
Monday, March 27, 2017

Congratulations to our staff on their recent awards and accomplishments
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Malaria drug may help kids with rare genetic disorder, SickKids study finds
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Study finds under-connected “social brain” in adults with autism
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Teens ‘take charge’ with new online program for kids and teens with arthritis
Monday, March 6, 2017

Personalizing approaches to treating childhood arthritis
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Young children of mothers prescribed opioids at increased risk of overdose
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Science Show & Tell: How parents’ health literacy affects health outcomes for children with chronic kidney disease
Friday, February 17, 2017

Use of electronic medical records may result in better tracking of childhood obesity rates, new study finds
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Novel research finds genetic explanation for bone damage among survivors of childhood cancer
Friday, January 20, 2017

Science Show & Tell: Happy 150th, Canada!
Friday, January 13, 2017

SickKids-supported research facilities receive $116 million to fund genomics and advanced computing research in Canada
Monday, January 9, 2017