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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 researchers identify rare genetic variants linked to immune system regulation

March 29, 2021

New research co-led by SickKids identifies genetic variant associated with rare cases of hard-to-treat immune dysregulation and inflammation.

A man and woman hold a baby together on their laps.

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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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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SickKids researchers show whole genome sequencing should be standard diagnostic test for children with medical complexity

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.

Dr. Gregory Costain

Dr. Upton Allen from SickKids leads team assessing COVID-19 prevalence, risk factors among Black Canadian communities

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.

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SickKids study finds increased risk of leukemia relapse for children who miss doses of certain cancer therapy

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.

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SickKids researchers studying plasma of COVID-19 survivors

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.

Plasma stand next to boy with boxing gloves on his hands

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