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March 5, 2021
Researchers at SickKids and collaborating institutions receive Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding to support projects to improve child health.
February 25, 2021
The partnership’s first project will be a genomic study of infant epilepsy and other hospitals are expected to join the partnership in the future.
February 24, 2021
The Government of Canada, through its COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF), is providing $1.2 million in funding for a study investigating how many people in Black Canadian communities have had SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, and the risk factors associated with both contracting the infection and having poor outcomes, including hospitalization and death.
February 11, 2021
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female mentors and mentees share how female mentorship plays an important role in shaping their careers.
February 3, 2021
Findings from a large international study on the genomic profile of medulloblastoma at the time of relapse may lay foundation for future clinical trials to develop new therapeutic strategies.
January 14, 2021
Measures to preserve hospital capacity and reduce spread during the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in broad social and clinical impacts on paediatric patients and families.
January 8, 2021
A team of researchers have now established criteria to assess whether a mouse stem cell line shows true totipotency, a long-sought goal of stem cell biologists around the world.
December 21, 2020
Dr. Lisa Robinson has been awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in vascular inflammation and kidney injury through the University of Toronto and was also appointed Vice-Dean, Strategy & Operations, at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, U of T.
December 11, 2020
SickKids is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals for the tenth consecutive year. This year, SickKids holds the number one spot for both researcher intensity and hospital intensity.
December 7, 2020
70 per cent of children and youth surveyed reported worse mental health during the initial spring lockdowns.
November 17, 2020
The UT COVID-19 Biobank will provide safe, secure and standardized collection of biologic samples, such as blood and respiratory secretions, that are critical to answering a range of research questions about COVID-19 infection across the age span from children to the elderly.
November 12, 2020
A new study from researchers and clinicians at SickKids shows whole genome sequencing could provide the diagnostic answers families are seeking and open up new avenues for treatment in a shorter period of time.