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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.

Drs. Brittany Rosenbloom and Megan Beggs

August 29, 2023

Two SickKids fellows awarded prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

SickKids is hosting two 2022–2023 Banting Fellowship recipients, whose promising research explores chronic pain and nutrition in preterm infants.

A young person is walking with their laptop, a logo reads "Power Over Pain Portal for Youth".

August 22, 2023

New online tool supports youth living with chronic pain

A pan-Canadian collaboration, the Power Over Pain Portal provides free resources to help manage chronic pain.

Registered Nurses' Council Co-chairs Katherine Andrews and Gina Driedger stand together leaning on a banister in front of a window.

August 18, 2023

The Registered Nurses' Council empowers SickKids nurses to be changemakers

The Registered Nurses’ Council is a collective of more than 30 registered nurses elected to represent most areas throughout the hospital and act as stakeholders for decisions related to nursing.

An illustration of flashing neurons. Created by SickKids using Midjourney.

August 17, 2023

Global genomic collaboration provides diagnoses and informs care for infants with epilepsy

A technique known as rapid genome sequencing has provided a diagnosis for 43 per cent of infants with unexplained epilepsy and informed their care in an international partnership.

Drs. Margot Taylor and Julie Sato place an OPM powered helmet on a person's head.

August 10, 2023

Wearable brain scanner is helping researchers unravel the mysteries of the developing brain

In an ongoing study, SickKids scientists are using exciting technology to gather data on early brain development and inform new research on autism spectrum disorder.

Nursing Practice Council Co-Chairs Sarah Gallie and Kathryn Miller stand in front of a tree smiling at the camera.

August 10, 2023

The Nursing Practice Council ensures SickKids nurses’ voices are heard and represented

All hospital-wide initiatives and practice changes that affect nursing practice come through the Nursing Practice Council for feedback, review and approval.

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