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March 15, 2021
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jeremy Friedman shares his experiences caring for patients on the COVID-19 unit.
March 11, 2021
The Kidney Transplant Program has reached a significant milestone with its 1,000th paediatric kidney transplant performed at SickKids. Medical Director Dr. Chia Wei Teoh and Surgical Director Dr. Armando Lorenzo share their reflections on the continued medical advances of kidney transplantation over the years.
March 8, 2021
On the United Nations’ International Women’s Day, we shine a spotlight on six women leaders making a difference every day at SickKids.
March 5, 2021
Researchers at SickKids and collaborating institutions receive Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding to support projects to improve child health.
March 3, 2021
A SickKids-led randomized clinical trial found intermittent pulse oximetry monitoring of infants with stabilized bronchiolitis is preferred to continuous pulse oximetry monitoring.
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.