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September 21, 2021
A transformative gift of $50 million donated by Garry Hurvitz to SickKids Foundation was announced today, unveiling the Garry Hurvitz Centre for Brain & Mental Health and The Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health.
September 8, 2021
Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta was named the recipient of the 2021 Roux Prize, recognized for his research and public policy contributions to global maternal and child health and nutrition.
September 7, 2021
Dr. Peter Szatmari was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his contributions to child and youth mental health and to the understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in areas such as diagnosis, measurement and genetics.
August 16, 2021
Research led by SickKids and the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre found that a novel cancer predisposition screening tool shows promise for helping doctors better predict which childhood cancer survivors may be at risk of developing future cancers.
August 10, 2021
New neonatal-paediatric virtual critical care consulting network will provide ‘real-time’ expertise from SickKids teams.
July 29, 2021
New research co-led by SickKids and CHOP offers a new classification system to help clinicians more precisely assess risk and tailor treatment for children with neuroblastoma.
July 23, 2021
Scientists from Sinai Health and SickKids have identified three subtypes of leiomyosarcoma, or LMS, a sarcoma common in adults, and found evidence its origins begin years prior to diagnosis.
July 19, 2021
Science Brief created by SickKids, CHEO, Science Table and other Ontario hospitals provides guidance on COVID-19 mitigation measures for a return to in-person school in September 2021.
July 8, 2021
Some findings are not yet peer-reviewed; point to urgent need to prioritize child and youth mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
June 24, 2021
Increases in unintentional ingestions and intensive care admissions for severe cannabis poisoning in children were primarily due to exposure to recently approved cannabis edibles.