December 7, 2021
New research by SickKids addresses the growing problem of global childhood malnutrition by looking at how supplementing micronutrients can impact gut health in young children in a global context.
March 25, 2022
Exposure to fentanyl and being over the age of 10 were found to be top predictors of severe outcomes following opioid intoxication in an international research collaboration led by SickKids.
March 23, 2022
A cancer research discovery made at the University Health Network and SickKids is behind an acquisition last year of Trillium Therapeutics, a UHN-SickKids start-up.
November 16, 2022
Five researchers at SickKids Research Institute were among the latest new and renewed Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.
November 3, 2022
Vina Mohabir shares how her role as a Patient Advisor is part of a movement to transform child health research at SickKids, through patient and family engagement.
October 8, 2021
A screening tool developed at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and SickKids is able to differentiate between a low or high likelihood of having a cancer predisposition syndrome in children and youth with cancer.
January 7, 2020
One study details the known association between iron levels and cognitive function, and identifies a new threshold in blood tests that could guide more effective clinical intervention. The other is the first health-economic analysis of potential …
February 27, 2020
Scientists reveal the ability to reverse repeat mutation length in the brains of a mouse model with Huntington’s disease. The team discovered a compound that targets the unusual DNA structure and was shown to reverse repeat expansions with …
September 8, 2021
Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta was named the recipient of the 2021 Roux Prize, recognized for his research and public policy contributions to global maternal and child health and nutrition.
May 5, 2021
Placental diseases are often implicated in stillbirths and serious illnesses of newborns, making early detection critical.