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Headshots of Dr. Jason Moffat (left) and Dr. Daniela Rotin (right)

September 5, 2023

SickKids scientists Drs. Daniela Rotin and Jason Moffat named Royal Society of Canada Fellows

Drs. Daniela Rotin and Jason Moffat have been named as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada for their contributions to health-care research.

Drs. Brittany Rosenbloom and Megan Beggs

August 29, 2023

Two SickKids fellows awarded prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

SickKids is hosting two 2022–2023 Banting Fellowship recipients, whose promising research explores chronic pain and nutrition in preterm infants.

A young person is walking with their laptop, a logo reads "Power Over Pain Portal for Youth".

August 22, 2023

New online tool supports youth living with chronic pain

A pan-Canadian collaboration, the Power Over Pain Portal provides free resources to help manage chronic pain.

Registered Nurses' Council Co-chairs Katherine Andrews and Gina Driedger stand together leaning on a banister in front of a window.

August 18, 2023

The Registered Nurses' Council empowers SickKids nurses to be changemakers

The Registered Nurses’ Council is a collective of more than 30 registered nurses elected to represent most areas throughout the hospital and act as stakeholders for decisions related to nursing.

An illustration of flashing neurons. Created by SickKids using Midjourney.

August 17, 2023

Global genomic collaboration provides diagnoses and informs care for infants with epilepsy

A technique known as rapid genome sequencing has provided a diagnosis for 43 per cent of infants with unexplained epilepsy and informed their care in an international partnership.

Drs. Margot Taylor and Julie Sato place an OPM powered helmet on a person's head.

August 10, 2023

Wearable brain scanner is helping researchers unravel the mysteries of the developing brain

In an ongoing study, SickKids scientists are using exciting technology to gather data on early brain development and inform new research on autism spectrum disorder.

Nursing Practice Council Co-Chairs Sarah Gallie and Kathryn Miller stand in front of a tree smiling at the camera.

August 10, 2023

The Nursing Practice Council ensures SickKids nurses’ voices are heard and represented

All hospital-wide initiatives and practice changes that affect nursing practice come through the Nursing Practice Council for feedback, review and approval.

MP Sonia Sidhu, Dave Prowten, Dr. Felix Ratjen, Dr. Farid Mahmud, PS Adam van Koeverden, Dr. Stephen Scherer, Frank Ong, Dr. Diane Wherrett, Jessica Diniz, Brittany Marbain

July 27, 2023

SickKids projects awarded over $15 million in funding to drive breakthroughs in diabetes research

Through precision medicine and at-risk screening approaches, SickKids research projects aim to advance early intervention and equitable care for children and youth with diabetes.

SickKids hospital exterior

June 30, 2023

Update on Motherisk research review

SickKids has completed a review of research studies conducted by Dr. Gideon Koren.

June 28, 2023

What’s in a name? Why the SickKids Team Obesity Management Program is now the Healthy Living Clinic

Dr. Elizabeth Dettmer, Staff Psychologist and Program Director of the Healthy Living Clinic, and Jenny Cooper, a parent of a SickKids patient, reflect on the importance of change to meet the evolving needs of patients and families.

A 3d model of the ATP synthase of mycobacteria.

June 28, 2023

Molecular insights may inform new treatments for drug-resistant tuberculosis

SickKids research advances the search for new medications to treat antibiotic resistant infections.

Andrei Turinsky approaches a series of blue wires connected to servers at SickKids.

June 27, 2023

Unleashing the power of data: How the Centre for Computational Medicine is fueling next-gen research

The CCM core facility offers data science and computational services to advance cutting-edge research at SickKids and beyond.

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