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Petri dish under microscope lit with blue light

October 4, 2023

Specialized facility illuminates genetic mechanisms underlying human health conditions

Modelling health conditions in zebrafish is paving the way for genetic discoveries that may change the course of care for children around the world.

September 29, 2023

Celebrating the Patient Support Centre, a critical first step in our campus redevelopment journey

The Patient Support Centre (PSC) ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates the end of end of major construction activities on the building. This is the latest milestone in our campus redevelopment journey.

BORN Ontario logo

September 25, 2023

BORN Ontario cybersecurity incident

BORN Ontario was the victim of a cybersecurity incident earlier this year. Learn more about how this incident may impact you.

September 22, 2023

Update on retroactive lump sum payment for former staff

SickKids will include eligible staff who have left the organization in retro lump sum payments. Eligible former staff will receive an email to their last known personal email address and a letter to their mailing address on file.

A large crystal ball installation outside of the 555 University Avenue entrance. The text in the ball reads "When we see the future, we can heal the future".

September 21, 2023

SickKids celebrates the launch of Precision Child Health, a new era of paediatric care

Precision Child Health pushes past the limits of one-size-fits-all medicine to focus on individualized care.

Dr. Jiannis Taxidis and Dr. Brian Kalish

September 21, 2023

SickKids scientists awarded new funding to advance novel brain research

The Brain Canada funding will support two scientists as they examine preterm brain injury and memory formation in memory-linked brain conditions.

Meet the 2023 Garron Family Cancer Centre Shining Stars

September 20, 2023

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Meet the Shining Stars in Cancer Care!

In honour of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, SickKids recognizes our Shining Star nominees for their contributions to cancer care and support.

Teen sits leaning against a wall with head in her hand.

September 18, 2023

Hospital visits for self-harm rise during the pandemic, especially among young females

SickKids researchers identify large increases in hospitalizations and emergency department visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 14, 2023

Update on retro pay for SickKids staff

SickKids will include staff who have left the organization in retro lump sum payments.

A fluorescent image of glioblastoma cells (green) scattered among healthy tissue (blue).

September 11, 2023

Discovery of protein-protein interaction lays foundation for future glioblastoma therapy

SickKids scientists present a novel approach to treat glioblastoma based on a newly discovered protein-protein interaction.

A women holding a baby is talking with a physician, holding a clipboard.

September 7, 2023

New resource informs improved outcome reporting in neonatal clinical trials

Two international studies examined and presented a path forward for paediatric researchers in an effort to reduce global ‘research waste’.

Headshots of Dr. Jason Moffat (left) and Dr. Daniela Rotin (right)

September 5, 2023

SickKids scientists Drs. Daniela Rotin and Jason Moffat named Royal Society of Canada Fellows

Drs. Daniela Rotin and Jason Moffat have been named as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada for their contributions to health-care research.

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