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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.

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Together, we are redesigning mental health care for children and youth

May 1, 2017

Christina Bartha, Executive Director of the Brain and Mental Health Program, offers her perspective on the need for better access to mental health care to improve mental health outcomes for our patients.

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SickKids residents advocate for health of child refugees and newcomers

July 18, 2017

Approximately 50,000 children under 15 arrive in Canada annually. In 2009, SickKids residents founded the Paediatric Outpatient Program (POP) clinic in response to a need for paediatric consultation services for newcomer children facing barriers to …

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Finding my voice: My epilepsy diagnosis

March 26, 2019

It’s Purple Day for Epilepsy awareness – Kiren Gill, Sr. Communications Specialist at SickKids provides a perspective on what it was like to be diagnosed with Epilepsy as a teen.

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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.

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, CHEO awarded HIMSS Stage 7: recognizing digital excellence in quality health care

March 18, 2022

SickKids and CHEO ranked among the world’s safest providers of quality care.

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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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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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