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November 19, 2023

Updated statement on social media activity

Update on SickKids investigation into social media activity.

SickKids hospital exterior

November 16, 2023

Statement on social media activity

SickKids investigating concerning antisemitic social media activity.

November 15, 2023

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta named Highly Cited Researcher for 2023

SickKids scientist Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta has been named to Clarivate’s list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2023.

A collage of photos featuring Kristina McLaren (Lloyd) as a patient at SickKids, posing for photo with Dr. Hébert and posing for a photo with her husband.

November 13, 2023

Happy 25th kidneyversary, Kristina!

A quarter-century after her kidney transplant – the first living, non-related organ donor transplant ever performed at the hospital – Kristina McLaren (Lloyd) still has a soft spot for SickKids.

Genomics; DNA sequencing

November 10, 2023

Canada-wide genome library seeks to unify genome sequencing

Recent funding will support a Pan-Canadian Genome Library with a secure, centralized data management system.

Photo credit: Nutrition International. 	An HSA is captured measuring MUAC on a girl while her mother looks on at a makeshift clinic in Kapise Village, Mwanza, southern Malawi.

November 7, 2023

Two studies link gut health to paediatric mortality caused by malnutrition

SickKids led research deepens scientific understanding of a relationship between malnutrition and gut health.

Headshot of Zulfiqar Bhutta

October 26, 2023

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta awarded prestigious Sitara-e-Imtiaz for outstanding contributions to Pakistan

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta at the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health (C-GCH) has been conferred the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) in recognition of his lifetime of exceptional contributions to the country of Pakistan. This is one of the highest honours and civil awards in Pakistan.

Dr. David Malkin sits in a hospital room with Juliet Locke.

October 24, 2023

Liquid biopsy improves early cancer detection and diagnosis in patients with LFS

Research shows a blood sample analysis may detect cancer earlier in individuals with Li-Fraumeni syndrome.

Four advanced practice nurses at SickKids stand together on a staircase landing in front of a blue banner that reads, “SickKids VS”.

October 23, 2023

The Advanced Practice Nurse Council unites SickKids nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists

The Advanced Practice Nurse Council is made up of more than 150 nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists across the organization.

October 16, 2023

Researchers investigate a new method of sedation for paediatric patients

Inhaled sedation could potentially improve long-term outcomes for paediatric patients.

Light green spiral with blue accents against a dark background.

October 11, 2023

Human-specific protein drives dynamic DNA changes in neurodegenerative conditions

SickKids researchers identified a protein which may be responsible for the progression of genetic conditions and present a new therapeutic target.

A woman in a mask sits in a chair in conversation with a health-care professional seated in the chair beside her with clipboard and pen in hand.

October 4, 2023

Hospitalizations for eating disorders increased during pandemic

Emergency department visits and hospital admissions increased among adolescents and young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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