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February 26, 2021
Isla Simmons, 3, was a medical mystery for the first year of her life. As her family and clinical team navigated a complex journey to identify and treat her rare condition, they ultimately turned to whole exome sequencing, a comprehensive genetic test, to help put the clues together.
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 12, 2021
Researchers at SickKids, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and University of Toronto, showed that chemically inhibiting the enzyme PRMT5 can suppress the growth of glioblastoma cells.
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 10, 2021
It has come to our attention that the SickKids website (sickkids.ca) content has been duplicated under different domain names. We are currently investigating the issue and its impact.
February 9, 2021
In honour of Resident and Fellow Awareness Week, Melanie Hamilton, Education Program Manager, Critical Care Medicine at SickKids, shares her experience as a parent as her child received care from SickKids residents and fellows.
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 29, 2021
SickKids Emergency Department Physician, Dr. Daniel Rosenfield, offers tips on tobogganing safety and a perspective on risky play.
January 21, 2021
Experts stress that in-person school with strong application of the recommended enhanced infection prevention and control strategies and a robust testing strategy is the best option for children of all ages.
January 21, 2021
SickKids-led group of Ontario experts updated their guidance document on school operation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The most significant changes include testing recommendations, enhanced physical distancing and non-medical mask use, emphasis on cohorting and updates to the section on mental health and wellness.