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May 29, 2020
SickKids is helping lead a cross-country effort to better understand and create a therapy to treat COVID-19 with convalescent plasma.
May 20, 2020
A research team from SickKids has proven that a digital tool they developed can successfully identify paediatric patients with cardiomyopathy who are at high risk for sudden cardiac death.
May 15, 2020
Support from federal government ensures SickKids and other research institutes continue to drive scientific breakthroughs for Canadians.
April 27, 2020
A multi-institutional, international team has developed a novel approach that delivers CAR T cell therapy directly into the cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds a brain tumour.
April 23, 2020
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.
April 13, 2020
A research team is investigating whether missing a dose or multiple doses of a type of therapy increased risk of relapse in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
March 13, 2020
SickKids researchers have created a 3D model to allow scientists to better understand the V-ATPase enzyme's structure and how it functions.
March 9, 2020
SickKids researchers have made important discoveries about how the villi form during embryonic development in mice.
February 27, 2020
Scientists reveal the ability to reverse repeat mutation length in the brains of a mouse model with Huntington’s disease. The team discovered a compound that targets the unusual DNA structure and was shown to reverse repeat expansions with undetectable off-target effects.
February 10, 2020
A unique study design by SickKids researchers is one of few in the world to compare effects of speed limit reduction before and after implementation.
February 7, 2020
Researchers from SickKids recently received $7.5 million in funding to study the microbiome and immunology. These team grants were awarded by CIHR and partners in the Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2 and Human Immunology Initiative competitions.
January 22, 2020
A new study has found a striking U-shaped trend in the number of emergency department (ED) visits for intentional overdose among youth. Further investigation is needed to understand the reasons for the sharp increase in recent years and help inform strategies to mitigate and reverse it.