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May 24, 2023
Research team receives over $5 million for Canadian paediatric imaging platform
The Canadian Pediatric Imaging Platform (C-PIP) will harness infrastructure and expertise at three Canadian hospitals to help improve understanding of children’s brain health.
May 19, 2023
U-Link Canada makes it easier to find early phase clinical trials for children with cancer
SickKids-led database provides clinicians and families with the latest information on open clinical trials for children with cancer across Canada.
May 16, 2023
Study first to examine how early memory changes as we age at a cellular level
SickKids researchers discover that a matrix called the perineuronal net may be responsible for why human memories become more specific throughout childhood.
May 8, 2023
Youth voices should inform new future for the use of AI in medicine
A research team heard from 28 young people about their views on integrating artificial intelligence into patient care.
May 2, 2023
Cellular “cruise control” system safeguards RNA levels in Rett syndrome nerve cells
New insights into transcriptional buffering help to explain how cells balance RNA levels in the body.
April 27, 2023
Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta honoured with esteemed 2023 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research
The award recognizes Bhutta’s leadership, vision, and innovation in global child and maternal health research and policy.
April 24, 2023
International study uncovers barriers to accessing essential childhood cancer medication in East Africa
A research team tracked the availability and price of childhood cancer medications in four East African countries in bid to improve global access to cancer treatments.
April 14, 2023
Bacteria ‘dimmer switch’ discovery may help new therapies target tuberculosis
SickKids and University of Guelph research into bacteria complex uncovered a potential drug target for tuberculosis.
April 13, 2023
Clinical RNA sequencing platform unites research and care for rare disease diagnostics in support of Precision Child Health
A clinical RNA sequencing platform at SickKids, the first of its kind in Canada, offers insights into the diagnosis of complex genetic conditions and the future of precision diagnostics.
April 11, 2023
Precision magnetics could be game-changer for therapy-resistant brain cancers
New mechanical nanosurgery approach developed by SickKids and U of T researchers uses nanotechnology and precision magnetics to destroy tumour cells.
March 31, 2023
Three innovative SickKids projects awarded funding to support brain and mental health programs
Each program seeks to provide novel care and support to patients and families at SickKids and internationally.
March 29, 2023
Study demonstrates importance of monitoring electrical seizures in newborns
Electrical seizure burden in newborns with neonatal encephalopathy is associated with language and cognitive outcomes at 18 months of age.