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A Future of Hope for Afghanistan: SickKids’ researchers lead first systematic analysis of reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) and survival in Afghanistan

May 16, 2016

A Countdown to 2015 case study published in The Lancet Global Health shows that despite conflict and poverty, Afghanistan has made reasonable progress.

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 releases new research on how COVID-19 pandemic has impacted child and youth mental, physical health

July 8, 2021

Some findings are not yet peer-reviewed; point to urgent need to prioritize child and youth mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Study finds that healthy children across four continents reach similar neurodevelopmental milestones

January 30, 2019

INTERGROWTH-21st researchers have found that attainment in early childhood of neurodevelopmental milestones is, like physical growth, very similar among children across diverse geographical and cultural settings.

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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SickKids joins global experts in call for stillbirth prevention in new Lancet research series

January 19, 2016

The Lancet’s Ending Preventable Stillbirth Series was developed by 216 experts from more than 100 organizations in 43 countries. The research provides compelling evidence of the preventability of most stillbirths.

Largest international study of rare childhood brain cancer shows early molecular diagnosis and aggressive therapy could improve patient outcomes

October 22, 2021

SickKids researchers offer new insights into the features of ETMR brain tumours and outline potential guidelines for testing and treatment approaches.

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A New Approach to the Polio End Game: SickKids’ researchers contribute to first-ever cluster randomized vaccination trial in a conflict setting

May 11, 2017

The threat of polio in conflict-affected areas of Pakistan can be reduced through a package of community-based strategies integrating maternal child health services and routine immunizations, according to a new study.

SickKids researchers develop promising 'super molecule' that boosts viral neutralization against COVID-19

June 16, 2021

‘Super molecule’ has been shown in the lab to neutralize SARS-CoV-2, stopping the virus before it invades host cells.

Government of Canada announces more than $16.5 million funding increase for SickKids-supported research facilities

July 21, 2020

Researchers at SickKids and several collaborating institutions are receiving a renewed investment, representing a combined increase of over $16.5 million, from the Major Science Initiatives (MSI) fund through the Canada Foundation for Innovation …

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