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Researchers discover a new cancer-driving mutation in the “dark matter” of the cancer genome
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

From survivors: Cancer journey doesn’t end at remission
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

SickKids CEO named Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellow
Thursday, September 19, 2019

New elementary school named after SickKids scientist
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

SickKids scientists join prestigious Royal Society of Canada
Thursday, September 12, 2019

SickKids study seeks evidence-based intervention for youth suicide prevention
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Canadian research finds older mothers at higher risk for childbirth complications
Friday, August 23, 2019

Global, collaborative effort leads to development of a world-first roadmap to guide meaningful application of machine learning in patient care
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

SickKids researchers awarded over $11.5 million in CIHR Foundation Grants competition
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Adolescents with severe mental illness vulnerable when transitioning to adult care
Friday, August 2, 2019

Canadian data now available on child deaths in hot cars; new study also offers guidelines for prevention
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

SickKids-led study first to reverse progression of muscular dystrophy in mice using a modified version of CRISPR
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

SickKids study shows one childhood fracture can lead to another; offers important insights into bone health and lifelong outcomes
Friday, July 19, 2019

Canadian researchers discover key driver in rare childhood brain cancer that offers hope for accurate diagnosis and treatment
Monday, July 15, 2019

Study identifies new potential target in glioblastoma
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Drs. Ray Buncic and Chaim Roifman appointed to Order of Canada
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The First Lady of Ukraine visits SickKids
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Premier Doug Ford visits SickKids
Thursday, June 27, 2019

New resource aims to help bridge the gap between clinicians and teen parents
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

SickKids scientists named new Canada Research Chairs
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

SickKids named top Canadian health-care institution among world’s top 200 in biomedical sciences
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Peter Gilgan Foundation donates $100 million – largest single gift ever to SickKids
Monday, June 3, 2019

Ontario paediatric emergency departments order fewer low-value imaging tests than US counterparts
Monday, June 3, 2019

Taking a scientific perspective to new heights: Doors Open 2019 at the PGCRL!
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

His Royal Highness The Duke of York visits SickKids
Monday, May 27, 2019

New discovery finds potential non-antibiotic treatment for cancer-causing bacteria
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ontario children getting hit by cars less frequently, yet children in low-income areas are still at higher risk, study finds
Monday, May 6, 2019

Socioeconomic status associated with impact of brain injury on preterm babies
Friday, May 3, 2019

The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

How a small worm helped unravel a big mystery in rare disease
Friday, April 26, 2019

Dr. Stephen Scherer awarded Killam prize, top health sciences award in Canada
Thursday, April 25, 2019

Scientists ‘reverse engineer’ brain cancer cells to find new targets for treatment
Monday, April 15, 2019

SickKids team discovers overconnected brain cells may cause autism
Friday, March 29, 2019

Pain, pain go away: new support tools improve students' experience of school-based vaccines
Friday, March 29, 2019

Significant changes to OHIP+ coming on April 1, 2019 – important information for patients and families
Friday, March 8, 2019

The Leong Centre for Healthy Children will help SickKids and the University of Toronto improve child health through new precision prevention
Friday, March 8, 2019

New therapy technique increases oral feeding in infants with feeding tubes
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Study calls for more effective screening process for Celiac disease in children
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Machine learning could eliminate unnecessary treatments for children with arthritis
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Leading health and research organizations collaborate to launch the Medical Genome Initiative
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Team led by SickKids scientists finds new insight into gene mutations associated with autism
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Study finds antibody response patterns in gut bacteria in children could be linked to future type 1 diabetes diagnosis
Monday, February 4, 2019

Canada, EU, and Africa combine to allow researchers to analyze health data on the largest, most diverse scale
Friday, February 1, 2019

World-first paediatric procedure eliminates pain, treats rare condition for SickKids patient
Friday, February 1, 2019

Study provides data on outcomes after feeding tube placement in children with neurologic impairment
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Connections in the brain may be key to working memory performance in children
Thursday, January 17, 2019

SickKids study finds blood tests alone may be effective strategy for detecting cancer relapse in certain patients
Thursday, January 17, 2019

SickKids researchers conduct the first systematic study of malicious poisonings
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Study finds higher body mass index (BMI) is a risk factor for iron deficiency in children one to three years of age
Monday, January 7, 2019

Congratulations to our staff who have won awards!
Friday, January 4, 2019