August 31, 2015
A Toronto team of clinician-scientists and stem cell biologists has developed a powerful new method to generate 3D bile duct structures from human stem cells in order to study and develop new treatments for bile duct diseases.
December 20, 2018
Engaging families in shared decision making is essential to examine the benefits and limitations of each treatment option for patients with newly diagnosed, typical immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).
September 1, 2015
A new study has looked at the diagnostic yield of two newer genetic testing methods among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In some cases, the ASD-associated genetic changes result in targeted medical treatment of the child at an earlier …
October 26, 2017
Published Oct. 26 online in Science, scientists at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) determined the structure of the energy powerhouse within our cells, the mitochondrial ATP synthase, for the first time at sufficient resolution to reveal …
December 21, 2018
A recent study by researchers at SickKids, published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioural Pediatrics, revealed a significant association between mobile media device use and expressive speech delay.
December 9, 2016
Low-income children with Type 1 diabetes in Ontario are getting more of the recommended preventative care visits and have fewer hospitalizations than similar children in California, according to a new study.
September 16, 2015
Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) will receive $2.2 million from the Terry Fox Foundation over the next three years to continue their research on a rare cancer predisposition condition called Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.
December 12, 2016
Dr. Annie Huang chats about her SickKids study that uncovered three subgroups of atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumours and identified promising drugs to target each type in the Science Show & Tell series.
November 8, 2017
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced today the appointment of SickKids Senior Scientist Dr. Norman Rosenblum as the new Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes.
December 12, 2016
Research led by SickKids has found that liposomal lidocaine, a topical pain cream, is an effective method to reduce pain in infants receiving vaccination injections.