November 10, 2016
SickKids earned second place on the annual top 40 list for overall research spending, a jump from third place last year. The list examines research hospitals across the country and ranks them based on research spending and intensity.
November 28, 2018
Dr. Pat Parkin and her team tested a screening program for iron deficiency using a blood test for a protein called ferritin. The ferritin blood test was developed several decades ago and measures iron stores in the body but, until this study, had …
December 3, 2019
SickKids scientists used the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan to solve the structure of an enzyme that could help burn victims and prevent deaths from different kinds of infections.
August 13, 2015
In a new study published in Environmental Health, researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Norwich University report an urgent need to re-evaluate the World Health Organization’s drinking-water guidelines for nine toxic …
October 13, 2017
Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) will receive $19,772,922 in funding for research infrastructure under the Canada Foundation for Innovation's (CFI) Innovation Fund, announced this week by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, …
December 12, 2018
Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have determined that neuroinflammatory signals drive spinal curve formation in zebrafish, and can be suppressed using common drugs like NAC.
August 13, 2015
Research from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) suggests that children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who participate in higher levels of physical activity may have a less active disease.
December 5, 2019
New research led by SickKids and the University of Alberta found testing the DNA of siblings of individuals with autism may be predictive of a future diagnosis even if symptoms aren’t yet apparent. Findings could lead to earlier therapeutic …
August 20, 2015
In the first study of its kind, a Toronto research team has gone right to the source – parents – to understand their habits and perceptions of stroller use and its relationship with children’s physical activity.
November 14, 2016
About 40 per cent of children with cancer receive at least one form of high-intensity end-of-life care treatment according to a new study from ICES and SickKids.