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The bridge is back! Progress continues on the Patient Support Centre

October 21, 2022

Over the past few months, crews worked to erect the new pedestrian bridge over Elizabeth St. that will connect the Atrium to our future Patient Support Centre.

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Race against the clock: Lifesaving in-utero heart procedure spares Baby Sebastian a traumatic birth and bridges the gap to corrective surgery

July 26, 2017

Doctors from SickKids and Mount Sinai Hospital, inserted a balloon into Sebastian’s heart, via a needle placed under ultrasound guidance through his mother’s uterus, to open up the atrial septum. It is believed that this is the first time in the …

The ultimate Christmas gift: 6-month-old hears mom and dad for the first time

December 18, 2018

On December 10, 2018, Francesca Jones had her cochlear implants activated, often referred to as being ‘turned-on’, allowing her to truly hear for the first time. Her mother, Julia Tirabasso, said “Ciao Francesca!” and Francesca looked right into her …

A year later: My reflections from the paediatric frontlines of COVID-19

March 15, 2021

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jeremy Friedman shares his experiences caring for patients on the COVID-19 unit.

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World-first: Experts at UHN, Sinai Health and SickKids develop plan to save critically ill mother and her baby

October 3, 2021

UHN, Sinai Health and SickKids collaborated to support a pregnant patient with pulmonary hypertension and her baby.

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Single-patient gene therapy clinical trial at SickKids carves a path for Precision Child Health

August 15, 2022

A SickKids team of doctors and researchers conducted a gene therapy clinical trial for a child with SPG50, one of the first examples of individualized genetic medicine.

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