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Exterior of the Patient Support Centre. The front entrance is decorated with pillars of blue, purple and white balloons.

December 8, 2023

SickKids closes $100 million offering to fund major redevelopment project

The net proceeds of the offering will be used to finance a portion of the costs of a multi-year project (Project Horizon) to transform SickKids’ infrastructure landscape.

The shape of a brain created by light blue lines against a dark background with a central orange circle.

December 8, 2023

Neuroimaging identifies why children demonstrate better language outcomes after brain injury

SickKids research shows that age-related changes in how the brain supports language predict outcomes following a brain injury. 

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December 7, 2023

SickKids ranked one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals for 2023

SickKids holds a top spot for both researcher intensity and hospital intensity as one of Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals.

A person wearing a virtual reality headset and looking at a TV screen.

December 6, 2023

Virtual reality helps SickKids staff practice de-escalation strategies

A new virtual reality (VR) simulation training program is empowering staff to effectively de-escalate situations that can lead to harm.

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December 1, 2023

Deep single-cell analysis at SickKids facility lowers barriers to multi-omics research

The Centre for Advanced Single Cell Analysis provides researchers with access to technical platforms and scientific expertise to perform high content single cell analyses of blood or tissue samples.

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November 19, 2023

Updated statement on social media activity

Update on SickKids investigation into social media activity.

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November 16, 2023

Statement on social media activity

SickKids investigating concerning antisemitic social media activity.

November 15, 2023

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta named Highly Cited Researcher for 2023

SickKids scientist Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta has been named to Clarivate’s list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2023.

A collage of photos featuring Kristina McLaren (Lloyd) as a patient at SickKids, posing for photo with Dr. Hébert and posing for a photo with her husband.

November 13, 2023

Happy 25th kidneyversary, Kristina!

A quarter-century after her kidney transplant – the first living, non-related organ donor transplant ever performed at the hospital – Kristina McLaren (Lloyd) still has a soft spot for SickKids.

Genomics; DNA sequencing

November 10, 2023

Canada-wide genome library seeks to unify genome sequencing

Recent funding will support a Pan-Canadian Genome Library with a secure, centralized data management system.

Photo credit: Nutrition International. 	An HSA is captured measuring MUAC on a girl while her mother looks on at a makeshift clinic in Kapise Village, Mwanza, southern Malawi.

November 7, 2023

Two studies link gut health to paediatric mortality caused by malnutrition

SickKids led research deepens scientific understanding of a relationship between malnutrition and gut health.

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October 26, 2023

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta awarded prestigious Sitara-e-Imtiaz for outstanding contributions to Pakistan

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta at the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health (C-GCH) has been conferred the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) in recognition of his lifetime of exceptional contributions to the country of Pakistan. This is one of the highest honours and civil awards in Pakistan.

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