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September 22, 2022
In the largest study of its kind, SickKids researchers have described the natural history of Alagille syndrome, providing a more complete picture of how the liver disease progresses in childhood.
September 21, 2022
An international research team uncovered the first indication that a type of medulloblastoma may be preventable by identifying how and where these tumours develop during human fetal brain development.
September 16, 2022
Research shows the implementation of a standardized approach to UTI diagnosis and follow-up reduced misdiagnosis and antibiotic use.
September 8, 2022
Five SickKids clinicians and researchers receive highly prestigious academic honours for their significant contributions to Canadian health sciences and paediatric medicine.
August 23, 2022
Unique study from SickKids and The Ottawa Hospital found hospitalizations increased more in jurisdictions where the sale of cannabis edibles was allowed.
August 15, 2022
A SickKids team of doctors and researchers conducted a gene therapy clinical trial for a child with SPG50, one of the first examples of individualized genetic medicine.
July 25, 2022
The Research Institute is home to trainees who work alongside renowned scientists and researchers who are making invaluable contributions to the science being conducted at SickKids.
July 18, 2022
With the typical rise in child and youth injuries from outdoor activities expected this summer, new research is helping to guide clinicians when CT imaging is needed most to help avoid unnecessary testing.
June 6, 2022
Six scientists at SickKids Research Institute were awarded new or renewed Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.
May 13, 2022
Annual commercialization event offers attendees access to emerging therapeutic and diagnostic SickKids technologies with high potential for market disruption and clinical impact.
May 12, 2022
A SickKids-CAMH study shows long repeated DNA sequences found in the genome may contribute to how the complex psychiatric disorder arises.
May 5, 2022
SickKids and Nutrition International are joining forces to help identify data gaps and address the threats to health and nutrition information in low and middle-income countries.