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How one SickKids core facility is breaking down the barriers to scientific collaboration

November 24, 2022

The Structural & Biophysical Core Facility is a centralized hub of state-of-the-art research instruments and expertise where scientists collaborate to advance paediatric medicine.

Greg Wasney stands surrounding by research instruments in the SBC Facility.

SickKids scientist receives CFI grant in support of cutting-edge immunotherapy research

November 16, 2022

Dr. Jean-Philippe Julien receives funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to help guide the design of next-generation immunotherapies.

World’s largest autism whole genome sequencing study reveals 134 autism-linked genes

November 10, 2022

SickKids-led study sequences the entire genomes of more than 11,000 individuals, offering new insights into the genetics that underlie autism spectrum disorder.

An outline of a child's face made with a visualized genetic sequence.

SickKids scientist Dr. Jayne Danska named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

October 19, 2022

Dr. Jayne Danska has been selected by the Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women.

Dr. Jayne Danska

Landmark SickKids-led study offers new understanding of outcomes for children and youth with Alagille syndrome

September 22, 2022

In the largest study of its kind, SickKids researchers have described the natural history of Alagille syndrome, providing a more complete picture of how the liver disease progresses in childhood.

A child holding a plastic model of a liver

How SickKids researchers are using AI to reimagine the future of paediatric care

June 27, 2022

From abnormal heart rhythms to hydronephrosis, SickKids research teams are using artificial intelligence to power automation, prediction and earlier detection of diseases.

Lowering lactose and carbs in milk does not help severely malnourished children

February 26, 2019

Research from SickKids and the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya has found that treating hospitalized, severely malnourished children with a lactose-free, reduced-carbohydrate milk formula does not improve clinical outcomes.

“Say Nay to the X-ray”: A new toolkit to reduce unneeded ankle X-rays and send paediatric patients home faster

June 9, 2021

Research at SickKids shows the vast majority of paediatric ankle injuries are low risk and don’t require X-rays during emergency department visits.

Developing micro-robots for the future of neurosurgery

June 3, 2021

The tiny magnetic gripper tools could one day be used to perform minimally invasive brain surgery.

New research finds majority of children with autism may be 'doing well'

March 29, 2021

A national study led SickKids and CAMH takes a strengths-based approach to autism assessment, suggesting positive outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more common than previously thought.

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