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Thursday, September 9, 2021  Major study finds convalescent plasma doesn’t help seriously ill COVID-19 patients
The CONCOR-1 clinical trial stopped enrolment early in January 2021 after its independent data safety monitoring committee recommended the study was unlikely to demonstrate a benefit of convalescent plasma even if more patients were enrolled.
Tuesday, September 7, 2021  Dr. Martin Yaffe named into The Royal Society of Canada
Dr. Yaffe is a senior scientist in Physical Sciences and the Odette Cancer Research Program at Sunnybrook Research Institute
Thursday, September 2, 2021  New study to assess COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness among people living with chronic kidney disease
Nearly four million Canadians live with chronic kidney disease
Tuesday, August 17, 2021  Research team discovers new underlying genetic mechanism that drives brain folding
Principal Investigator Dr. Carol Schuurmans and her team are the first in the world to identify a set of essential niche cells that have a unique genetic signature and control patterns of neurogenesis that lead to brain folds.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021  Sunnybrook researchers awarded more than $4M in CIHR Spring 2021 Project Grants competition
The Project Grant program supports 'ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes.'