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June 6, 2022
Six SickKids researchers among latest new and renewed Canada Research Chairs
Six scientists at SickKids Research Institute were awarded new or renewed Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.
May 13, 2022
Innovation Showcase returns to highlight SickKids technologies and innovators
Annual commercialization event offers attendees access to emerging therapeutic and diagnostic SickKids technologies with high potential for market disruption and clinical impact.
May 12, 2022
Probe of DNA repeats reveals genetic link to schizophrenia
A SickKids-CAMH study shows long repeated DNA sequences found in the genome may contribute to how the complex psychiatric disorder arises.
May 11, 2022
Celebrating excellence in nursing at SickKids
The Nursing Excellence Awards recognize the unique contributions of SickKids nurses across practice, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Learn more about this year’s award recipients!
May 5, 2022
SickKids experts share their tips and strategies for supporting resiliency in children and youth
For Children’s Mental Health Week, SickKids mental health experts share their strategies and tips to support the mental wellbeing and foster resiliency in children and youth
May 5, 2022
Nutrition International and SickKids research team to develop new data collection tools to identify threats to health and nutrition in emergency situations
SickKids and Nutrition International are joining forces to help identify data gaps and address the threats to health and nutrition information in low and middle-income countries.
May 4, 2022
SickKids inpatient mental health unit undergoes renovation
The renovation, completed in November 2021, provided much-needed environmental upgrades for patients and families
May 3, 2022
SickKids joins new Canadian Heart Function Alliance to help improve health outcomes for Canadians living with heart failure
SickKids researchers will lead PRIORITY, a pan-Canadian precision medicine study that aims to identify biomarkers for earlier diagnosis and more tailored therapies for patients with childhood heart failure.
April 28, 2022
SickKids project to work with local communities to build trust, empower families and increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccinations in children
“Stop COVID-19 in Kids” aims to identify barriers to COVID-19 vaccinations in five to 11-year-olds and support development of school and community-based interventions.
April 27, 2022
Thank you to our SickKids volunteers, whether on site, remote or waiting to return
What better occasion than National Volunteer Week to take our hats off to volunteers for all they do for our patients, families and staff.
April 26, 2022
Genome-wide sequencing pilot project helps Ontario families get answers
Co-led by SickKids and CHEO, Genome-wide Sequencing Ontario (GSO) seeks to enable precision medicine through timely diagnoses for rare diseases.
April 5, 2022
Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta receives prestigious Gairdner Foundation award for work in maternal-child health
Dr. Bhutta receives the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award in recognition of global health research and interventions in the ‘first 1,000 days’ of life.