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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 researchers create a first-time, high-resolution image of key enzyme from the brain

March 13, 2020

SickKids researchers have created a 3D model to allow scientists to better understand the V-ATPase enzyme's structure and how it functions.

John Rubinstein and Yazan Abbas

SickKids clinician-scientist awarded Canada Research Chair, appointed Vice-Dean at U of T’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine

December 21, 2020

Dr. Lisa Robinson has been awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in vascular inflammation and kidney injury through the University of Toronto and was also appointed Vice-Dean, Strategy & Operations, at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, U of T.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning exterior

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 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.

Armed conflicts have contributed to five million deaths of children under age five in Africa over 20 years: new study

August 30, 2018

New research highlights the toll of conflict on children not involved in combat who die from direct injures as well as easily preventable diseases or from hunger and malnutrition.

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.

Updating risk classification to help tailor treatments for neuroblastoma globally

July 29, 2021

New research co-led by SickKids and CHOP offers a new classification system to help clinicians more precisely assess risk and tailor treatment for children with neuroblastoma.

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 …

Photo Dr. Livia Loureiro

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