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The value of female mentorship for women and girls in science

February 11, 2021

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female mentors and mentees share how female mentorship plays an important role in shaping their careers.

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SickKids-led study shows success with a blenderized diet for children with G-tubes

February 13, 2018

A SickKids-led collaborative study with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has shown the benefits of switching gastrostomy tube (G-tube)-fed children from commercial formula to homemade puréed food.

Pioneering genome sequencing study links rare genetic changes to congenital cardiac condition

September 20, 2018

In a remarkable new genetic discovery, researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research and SickKids have found strong evidence that rare DNA variations can lead to Tetralogy of Fallot.

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Preliminary findings shared from COVID-19 child mental health research study

December 7, 2020

70 per cent of children and youth surveyed reported worse mental health during the initial spring lockdowns.

SickKids thanks federal government for investment in the future of Canada’s research

May 15, 2020

Support from federal government ensures SickKids and other research institutes continue to drive scientific breakthroughs for Canadians.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning exterior

SickKids scientists named new Canada Research Chairs

June 19, 2019

More than 10 researchers at the SickKids Research Institute were awarded prestigious Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.

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Care mapping: Study shows putting experience on paper helps parents of children with medical complexity

January 16, 2018

An exploratory study in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology led by Sherri Adams, Nurse Practitioner in the Complex Care Program at SickKids, has shown that mapping care needs on paper can actually help both parents and health-care professionals …

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Intestinal intelligence: understanding how tiny gut projections arise could inform new treatments

March 9, 2020

SickKids researchers have made important discoveries about how the villi form during embryonic development in mice.

Photo of Tae-Hee Kim and Abilasha Rao-Bhatia in the lab

SickKids ranks No. 1 in researcher and hospital intensity among Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals

December 11, 2020

SickKids is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals for the tenth consecutive year. This year, SickKids holds the number one spot for both researcher intensity and hospital intensity.

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Food insecurity associated with unhealthy eating habits in preschoolers

March 15, 2018

Using data gathered by TARGet Kids!, researchers at SickKids examined if parent report of difficulty buying food, a potential marker of food insecurity, was associated with body mass index (BMI) and eating habits in young children.

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