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2015 News

SickKids first to remove duplicated gene using CRISPR
Thursday, December 10, 2015

Congratulations to our SickKids staff members who’ve received awards, honours and appointments
Friday, November 27, 2015

Targeting cancer at its roots: researchers find the shape of DNA can affect the ability of brain tumour cells to grow
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

At the heart of cutting-edge research: SickKids marks one-year anniversary of Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
Friday, November 20, 2015

First study to measure physical activity in Canadian infants and toddlers
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

20 years later, doctor uncovers cause of syndrome that bears his name
Monday, November 2, 2015

MSSNG Project helps doctors share genomic data for autism research
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Adult survivors of childhood cancer benefit from specialized survivor clinic attendance: study
Friday, September 25, 2015

Terry Fox Foundation grants $2.2 million to SickKids cancer research
Wednesday, September 16, 2015

New genetic tests playing a role in the management of autism spectrum disorder
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Study finds paramedic care delivered on-scene for 10 to 35 minutes leads to better outcomes for paediatric cardiac arrests
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

New guidelines aim to reduce vaccination pain in children and adults
Monday, August 24, 2015

Toronto researchers shed new light on stroller use in young families
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Study Highlights Urgent Need to Re-evaluate Latest World Health Organization Drinking Water Guidelines
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Study finds way to reduce unnecessary ankle X-rays in paediatric emergency departments
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Surprising new cause of intestinal disease identified
Monday, July 6, 2015

Drs. Janet Rossant and James Rutka appointed to Order of Canada
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PTSD soldiers more likely to see a world full of threat
Thursday, June 25, 2015

More than just picky eating
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Adjusting feeding practices in young children may help prevent iron-deficiency anaemia
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Research Institute Retreat: Celebrating Janet Rossant’s Scientific Legacy
Friday, June 12, 2015

Government of Ontario grants more than $10.6 million of funding to SickKids research
Friday, June 12, 2015

Prenatal screening varies significantly based on where women live and who provides their care
Thursday, June 11, 2015

Bridging the gap: SickKids researchers work to bring traumatic brain injury research to the bedside
Monday, June 1, 2015

Old bones can regain youthful healing power, study finds
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

SickKids study uncovers structure and function of enzyme V-ATPase
Thursday, May 14, 2015

SickKids study finds hypothyroidism in pregnant women may reduce cognitive abilities in children
Monday, April 27, 2015

New approach to otherwise fatal early-childhood brain tumour improves survival by up to 50 per cent
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Largest-ever suicide-risk study identifies new prevention opportunity
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

SickKids researchers gain important insight on “undruggable” disease
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Task Force Takes on Canada’s Urgent Child Obesity Challenge with New Guidelines
Monday, March 30, 2015

SickKids celebrates Purple Day with the opening of the expanded Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Monday, March 30, 2015

SickKids scientists discover how mutations depress platelet production and increase leukemia risk
Friday, March 27, 2015

SickKids – UHN collaboration results in life-saving transplant
Monday, March 23, 2015

Industry Minister gets sneak-peek at innovative surgical robots at SickKids
Monday, March 9, 2015

SickKids surgeons first to use nerve grafts from patient’s own leg to restore sensation in eye
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Untangling the NETs: SickKids scientists identify new approach to fight the underlying cause of inflammation
Thursday, February 19, 2015

SickKids receives funding for brain cancer research on World Cancer Day
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Morphine following common childhood surgery may be life threatening
Monday, January 26, 2015

Largest genome sequencing study finds surprises: siblings’ autism may have different genetic causes
Monday, January 26, 2015

Discovering how a rare cancer grows: SickKids researchers uncover genetics behind adrenal gland cancer
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Understanding a complex brain cancer: SickKids-led study links genetics of cells with diverse growth and drug-resistant behaviours within the same tumour
Monday, January 5, 2015