SickKids was lit up for the Games

Torch1On Friday, July 10, SickKids lit up with excitement as it played host to the Toronto 2015 Torch Relay for the official opening of the Pan Am Games.Double-lung transplant recipient and SickKids patient ambassador, Myles Lynch, ran the Pan Am Games torch into the hospital on the last day of the 41-day relay throughout Canada.Read more..

See what’s it’s like to Run like Myles: https://youtu.be/8OALfJWS8jE

UHN researchers part of Canadian award to boost stem cell and regenerative medicine research

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The University of Toronto has been awarded a $114-million federal grant for its regenerative medicine program, named Medicine By Design. The program seeks to develop treatments for major diseases by designing and manufacturing cells, tissues and human organs. The program will involve more than 50 researchers and clinicians in partnership with the Hospital for Sick Children, the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital.  Read the full story