November 12, 2020
A new study from researchers and clinicians at SickKids shows whole genome sequencing could provide the diagnostic answers families are seeking and open up new avenues for treatment in a shorter period of time.
September 15, 2020
Medical researchers from SickKids are conducting largescale antibody testing and data collection to understand the prevalence of COVID-19 infection in Black Canadian communities.
April 13, 2020
A research team is investigating whether missing a dose or multiple doses of a type of therapy increased risk of relapse in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
May 29, 2020
SickKids is helping lead a cross-country effort to better understand and create a therapy to treat COVID-19 with convalescent plasma.
May 20, 2020
A research team from SickKids has proven that a digital tool they developed can successfully identify paediatric patients with cardiomyopathy who are at high risk for sudden cardiac death.
September 14, 2020
SickKids researchers and teachers involved in a COVID-19 safe schools simulation study have compiled preliminary observations and key learnings from their experience.
September 21, 2020
Researchers have discovered a process that may trigger bone loss in patients with childhood B-ALL, and identified an antibody that helped to prevent it in the lab.
March 29, 2021
New research co-led by SickKids identifies genetic variant associated with rare cases of hard-to-treat immune dysregulation and inflammation.
January 7, 2020
One study details the known association between iron levels and cognitive function, and identifies a new threshold in blood tests that could guide more effective clinical intervention. The other is the first health-economic analysis of potential …
February 27, 2020
Scientists reveal the ability to reverse repeat mutation length in the brains of a mouse model with Huntington’s disease. The team discovered a compound that targets the unusual DNA structure and was shown to reverse repeat expansions with …