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April 30, 2020
Dr. Lewis Kay and Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta were elected to prestigious international academies for their work in medical imaging science and in maternal-child health.
April 28, 2020
SickKids is sharing two updates in relation to COVID-19. The hospital is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in haematology/oncology (8B).
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 26, 2020
On April 25, a patient on one of the units at SickKids tested positive for COVID-19. The teenage patient is currently in an isolation room and is stable.
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.
March 4, 2020
SickKids is pleased to announce the appointment of Meredith Irwin to the position of Chief of Paediatrics at SickKids and Chair of Paediatrics at The University of Toronto.
March 2, 2020
SickKids has launched its new five-year strategic plan, SickKids 2025 - a roadmap to achieving unprecedented outcomes powered by Precision Child Health.
February 29, 2020
When Bryson Williams-McArthur was 9, he underwent whole exome sequencing at SickKids, a sophisticated, non-targeted approach to genetic testing that takes a broad look at all 20,000 genes. This test finally gave the family a diagnosis – a very rare neurodevelopmental disorder called GRIN1.
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.