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March 23, 2022

UHN-SickKids cancer research discovery leads to industry acquisition

A cancer research discovery made at the University Health Network and SickKids is behind an acquisition last year of Trillium Therapeutics, a UHN-SickKids start-up.

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March 18, 2022

SickKids, CHEO awarded HIMSS Stage 7: recognizing digital excellence in quality health care

SickKids and CHEO ranked among the world’s safest providers of quality care.

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March 14, 2022

SickKids expecting to receive patients with cancer from Ukraine

SickKids planning to welcome small number of paediatric patients from Ukraine in the next couple days.

March 14, 2022

Researchers show whole genome sequencing can identify hidden changes in genomes of patients with cardiomyopathy

An international group of researchers, led by SickKids, used whole genome sequencing to uncover genetic changes associated with childhood cardiomyopathy that would not have been found by standard clinical genetic tests.

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March 11, 2022

SickKids exploring possibility of caring for some patients with cancer from Ukraine 

SickKids is working with government and community partners to explore the possibility of providing care for paediatric patients with cancer from Ukraine.

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March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day 2022: Meet Dr. Maryse Bouchard, Sherry Jin and Teresa Pannozzo

On International Women’s Day, we highlight three SickKids staff members who are making gains for female representation in traditionally male-dominated fields.

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March 1, 2022

Cracking the genetic code: SickKids researchers develop new method to classify genetic variants

A new study from SickKids published in Nature Biotechnology details a novel genome-editing strategy using CRISPR technology to better understand genetic variations.

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March 1, 2022

SickKids and ICES-led research illustrates risk of COVID-19 for childhood cancer survivors

Survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer were not at increased risk of COVID-19 infection or subsequent severe outcomes during the first 18 months of the pandemic

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February 28, 2022

Propelled by voices of SickKids’ community, SickKids charts path to embed EDI principles across the organization

The SickKids Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy will build an EDI foundation across SickKids’ care, research and education initiatives so that all can feel acknowledged, valued and respected.

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February 15, 2022

SickKids fellows work to help improve childhood cancer care worldwide

A Q&A with former and current SickKids fellows who are working in Haematology/Oncology care around the world.

February 14, 2022

Dr. Louise Gallagher – Chief, Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative

SickKids, CAMH and UofT pleased to welcome Dr. Louise Gallagher to leadership roles at each organization.

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February 11, 2022

Potential protest activity for second weekend at Queen’s Park may cause travel delays

Plan ahead for road closures when travelling to and from SickKids.

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