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January 14, 2022

SickKids researchers among new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

Three scientists at SickKids Research Institute were awarded new or renewed Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.

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December 20, 2021

SickKids awarded Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada

SickKids maintains Exemplary Standing – the highest level awarded – in the 2021 Accreditation Canada Survey.

Congratulations to the 2021 President's Award winners!

December 16, 2021

2021 President’s Award winners: the people and teams making a difference

This award annually recognizes staff, teams, students or volunteers who exemplify SickKids’ values and positively impact the organization. Get to know this year’s award recipients and their inspiring stories!

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December 14, 2021

SickKids researchers receive CIHR grants to mitigate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

SickKids-led research receives CIHR Operating Grant funding to support projects that aim to alleviate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families.

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December 9, 2021

New precision medicine scoring system evaluates whether genes are related to autism spectrum disorder

EAGLE allows for a more precise evaluation of a gene’s relevance to ASD specifically, based on quality of phenotypic and genotypic evidence, and is now publicly available to researchers and clinicians on SFARI Gene.

Micronutrients shown at a microscopic level.

December 7, 2021

SickKids study looks at the impact of micronutrient supplementation on gut health in young children in a global context

New research by SickKids addresses the growing problem of global childhood malnutrition by looking at how supplementing micronutrients can impact gut health in young children in a global context.

Poster for Toronto Kids Vaccine Day at Scotiabank Arena, Sunday, December 12. Three superheroes surround text.

December 6, 2021

SickKids will help vaccinate youngest community health heroes at Toronto Kids Vaccine Day

Team Toronto is deploying vaccinators from SickKids and Toronto Public Health to make Toronto Kids Vaccine Day a success.

November 25, 2021

SickKids study identifies potential predictor for developing cystic fibrosis for children with an inconclusive diagnosis

Researchers have identified for the first time a potential biomarker that could be used as a predictive tool in the care of children with CFSPID, an inconclusive cystic fibrosis diagnosis.

November 18, 2021

SickKids scientist Dr. Jean-Philippe Julien named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40

Dr. Jean-Philippe Julien is one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® for 2021, recognized for his contributions to antibody research and commitment to research translation.

November 12, 2021

SickKids named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the seventh straight year!

SickKids has once again been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada! This is the seventh year in a row our organization has received this honour.

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November 11, 2021

Recognizing the contributions of veterans and military personnel to SickKids research on Remembrance Day

Researchers at SickKids look to understand the effects of PTSD and other health concerns among Canadian military personnel and veterans.

November 10, 2021

Canada must be ready to transition into new era of genomic medicine

SickKids clinicians and scientists call for a national, coordinated strategy on genomic medicine to support adoption of genome sequencing as a standard-of-care diagnostic test.

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