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SickKids research finds rates of accidental cannabis ingestion and severe intoxication in young children rose after legalization

June 24, 2021

Increases in unintentional ingestions and intensive care admissions for severe cannabis poisoning in children were primarily due to exposure to recently approved cannabis edibles.

SickKids researchers receive CIHR grants to mitigate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

December 14, 2021

SickKids-led research receives CIHR Operating Grant funding to support projects that aim to alleviate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families.

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International team of researchers define criteria for elusive goal of stem cell biology

January 8, 2021

A team of researchers have now established criteria to assess whether a mouse stem cell line shows true totipotency, a long-sought goal of stem cell biologists around the world.

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SickKids researchers receive $1.5 million in CFI funding to launch unified COVID-19 biobank

November 17, 2020

The UT COVID-19 Biobank will provide safe, secure and standardized collection of biologic samples, such as blood and respiratory secretions, that are critical to answering a range of research questions about COVID-19 infection across the age span …

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COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists receive funding from federal government

April 23, 2020

Two COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists will give greater insight into how COVID-19 works, potentially shedding light on future treatment strategies.

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Four leading child mental health research teams join forces to understand impact of COVID-19 pandemic

June 1, 2020

Researchers bring together child mental health research experts to uncover how public health emergency measures have affected the mental health of children and families.

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SickKids thanks federal government for investment in the future of Canada’s research

May 15, 2020

Support from federal government ensures SickKids and other research institutes continue to drive scientific breakthroughs for Canadians.

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Researchers show whole genome sequencing can identify hidden changes in genomes of patients with cardiomyopathy

March 14, 2022

An international group of researchers, led by SickKids, used whole genome sequencing to uncover genetic changes associated with childhood cardiomyopathy that would not have been found by standard clinical genetic tests.

SickKids researchers among new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

January 14, 2022

Three scientists at SickKids Research Institute were awarded new or renewed Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.

From left to right, John Rubinstein, Ji-Young Youn and Anna Heath

Probe of DNA repeats reveals genetic link to schizophrenia

May 12, 2022

A SickKids-CAMH study shows long repeated DNA sequences found in the genome may contribute to how the complex psychiatric disorder arises.

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