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June 2, 2020

SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health funds research into COVID-19-related child and youth mental health and brain health

The SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health is funding new approaches to the understanding of and interventions for mental health and brain health among Canadian children and youth related to COVID-19.

Photo of Dr. Daphne Korczak

June 1, 2020

Four leading child mental health research teams join forces to understand impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers bring together child mental health research experts to uncover how public health emergency measures have affected the mental health of children and families.

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May 29, 2020

SickKids researchers studying plasma of COVID-19 survivors

SickKids is helping lead a cross-country effort to better understand and create a therapy to treat COVID-19 with convalescent plasma.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning exterior

May 15, 2020

SickKids thanks federal government for investment in the future of Canada’s research

Support from federal government ensures SickKids and other research institutes continue to drive scientific breakthroughs for Canadians.

Jacob Vorstman

May 7, 2020

Virtual clinic for kids with special needs comes out of COVID-19

For children with neurodevelopmental disorders, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the routine and structure essential to their everyday living.

Katelyn MacNeill in front of a screen working with a patient and mom

May 6, 2020

Entering a new era of "SickKids care, anytime, anywhere"

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ontario, SickKids ramped up its range of virtual care solutions – from virtual appointments to virtual visits.

A woman sits in front of a computer and speaks with another woman via video conferencing.

May 4, 2020

Mental health services go virtual at SickKids and SickKids CCMH during COVID-19 pandemic

SickKids' mental health enterprise had a rapid advance into virtual care in response to COVID-19.

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April 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update in 8B

SickKids is sharing two updates in relation to COVID-19. The hospital is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in haematology/oncology (8B).

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April 26, 2020

Inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19

On April 25, a patient on one of the units at SickKids tested positive for COVID-19. The teenage patient is currently in an isolation room and is stable.

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April 23, 2020

COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists receive funding from federal government

Two COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists will give greater insight into how COVID-19 works, potentially shedding light on future treatment strategies.

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