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Tuesday, October 31, 2023  Three Sunnybrook scientists awarded Canada Research Chairs
Three Sunnybrook Research Institute scientists have been awarded a Canada Research Chair, the country’s highest research honour. Dr. Iacovos Michael, Dr. Jesse Chao and Dr. Mark Chiew were all announced as chairholders this fall.
 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023  Sunnybrook scientist awarded Betty Havens Prize for Knowledge Mobilization in Aging from CIHR
Dr. Mark Rapoport, a psychiatrist and associate scientist at Sunnybrook, has been awarded the 2023 CIHR Institute of Aging Betty Havens Prize for Knowledge Mobilization in Aging, in collaboration with Baycrest’s Dr. Gary Naglie for their work on the Driving and Dementia Roadmap.
 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023  Sunnybrook and MOLLI Surgical receive CAN Health Network Award
Sunnybrook, in partnership with MOLLI Surgical, has been named this year’s CAN Health Network Award recipient.
 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023  Researchers investigate a new method of sedation for paediatric patients
Scientists at Children’s Health Research Institute (a program of Lawson Health Research Institute), Sunnybrook Research Institute and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) are working together to study the potential benefits of inhaled sedation as an alternative to keep critically ill children sedated and comfortable.
 
Monday, October 2, 2023  Escalating radiation dose benefits patients with aggressive meningioma
Research that summarizes two decades of clinical practice at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre shows that “dose-escalated” radiation therapy significantly improves tumour control and progression-free survival rates for patients with biologically-aggressive meningioma.