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Dr. Peter Szatmari joins the prestigious Royal Society of Canada

September 7, 2021

Dr. Peter Szatmari was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his contributions to child and youth mental health and to the understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in areas such as diagnosis, measurement and genetics.

SickKids ranked one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals for 2021

January 18, 2022

SickKids holds the number one spot for both researcher intensity and hospital intensity as one of Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals.

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New resource informs improved outcome reporting in neonatal clinical trials

September 7, 2023

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

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Five SickKids researchers awarded Canada Research Chairs

November 16, 2022

Five researchers at SickKids Research Institute were among the latest new and renewed Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.

Headshots of the three new and two renewed Canada Research Chairs at SickKids.

SickKids study looks at the impact of micronutrient supplementation on gut health in young children in a global context

December 7, 2021

New research by SickKids addresses the growing problem of global childhood malnutrition by looking at how supplementing micronutrients can impact gut health in young children in a global context.

Micronutrients shown at a microscopic level.

SickKids-led research determines predictors of severe outcomes following opioid intoxication in children and youth

March 25, 2022

Exposure to fentanyl and being over the age of 10 were found to be top predictors of severe outcomes following opioid intoxication in an international research collaboration led by SickKids.

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UHN-SickKids cancer research discovery leads to industry acquisition

March 23, 2022

A cancer research discovery made at the University Health Network and SickKids is behind an acquisition last year of Trillium Therapeutics, a UHN-SickKids start-up.

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From patient to a patient advisor in research: Vina Mohabir

November 3, 2022

Vina Mohabir shares how her role as a Patient Advisor is part of a movement to transform child health research at SickKids, through patient and family engagement.

Vina Mohabir

How SickKids research is unravelling the science of protein quality in plant-based foods

March 15, 2023

As the world moves to a more plant-based diet, a SickKids dietitian and researcher is contributing to an international protein quality database.

Dr. Glenda Courtney-Martin measures nutrients on a scale in the SickKids metabolic kitchen.

Novel machine-learning algorithm creates atlas of cancer with potential as universal diagnostic platform

March 20, 2023

A new platform developed at SickKids classifies every known major childhood cancer, allowing physicians and researchers to identify specific cancer types faster and more accurately.

Dr. Adam Shlien examines a computer in his lab.

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