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Tuesday, June 22, 2021   /   by Teresa Pileggi

SickKids scientists named new Canada Research Chairs

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Four researchers at SickKids Research Institute were awarded prestigious Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.

Four researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Research Institute were awarded prestigious Tier 1 and Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs through the University of Toronto.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced today an investment of over $125 million for 156 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC) at 36 institutions across Canada. The CRC Program recognizes individuals who have achieved research excellence in engineering and natural sciences, health sciences and social sciences and humanities. View the full list of recipients on the CRC website.
SickKids researchers recognized include:
Dr. Padmaja Subbarao (Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Asthma and Lung Health - Tier 1)
Senior Scientist, Translational Medicine and Sta/ ...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021   /   by Teresa Pileggi

SickKids researchers develop promising 'super molecule' that boosts viral neutralization against COVID-19

Summary:
‘Super molecule’ has been shown in the lab to neutralize SARS-CoV-2, stopping the virus before it invades host cells.

TORONTO - A research team led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has developed a ‘super molecule’ that combines potent antibodies to neutralize SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The molecule was shown to have up to 10,000 times more potency compared to conventional antibodies and an ability to address virus variants, important tools in the fight against infectious diseases like COVID-19. This promising research is now being taken from the lab into pre-clinical development. The study was published in Nature Communications on June 16, 2021.
Since the onset of the pandemic, studies around the world have focused on using monoclonal antibodies – immune proteins typically originating from humans that can be produced at large scale in the lab – to target the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2. Le ...

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021   /   by Teresa Pileggi

Scarlet Is Why We Fight!

Five-year-old Scarlett gets a virtual tour of SickKids labs
Throughout her time at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), five-year-old Scarlett has been curious about blood draws and what happens when her blood is sent to the lab for tests. Scarlett’s parents and care team planned a virtual tour of the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine as a “gift” to her as she nears the end of her chemotherapy journey and to help foster Scarlett’s interest and curiosity.

Touring the Biochemistry, Haematology, and Microbiology labs, Scarlett says her favourite part of the virtual tour was when the blood was stained from red to purple for analysis. “I got to see how they turn the blood into different colours!”
This Child and Family-Centred Care Week, we recognize our amazing staff for going the extra mile for Scarlett. Answering her questions in this engaging way is just one example of how SickKids staff deliver care that is centred ons ...

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