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Monday, March 25, 2024  Solar eclipses associated with increased traffic fatalities
With a total solar eclipse approaching, researchers are offering advice to prevent a possible surge in traffic fatalities based on new research showing the last eclipse was associated with increased fatal traffic crashes.
 
Friday, March 22, 2024  What are cerebral organoids? Sunnybrook scientists advance the future of brain research
Scientists at SRI are advancing the understanding of the human brain by developing models with more precision than ever before. Sunnybrook’s stem cell and organoid facility specializes in growing cerebral organoids, which are miniature and simplified versions of brain tissue, to better understand the cellular and molecular features of the human brain.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2024  Dr. Natalie Coburn awarded Canada Research Chair
Dr. Natalie Coburn, platform director in Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) and Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto (U of T), has been recognized with a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Cancer Outcomes. Tier 1 CRCs are awarded to world leaders in their field for a seven-year term, renewable once.
 
Tuesday, March 12, 2024  Clinical trials provide hope for people living with early-stage Alzheimer’s: Janice’s story
When Janice began to have trouble with her short-term memory, she and her husband became concerned. After being referred to Dr. Sandra Black, neurologist and Scientific Director, Janice was offered participation in an observational study called the Brain Eye Amyloid Memory (BEAM) study.
 
Friday, March 1, 2024  Dr. Paul Karanicolas appointed to the Sherif and Mary-Lou Hanna Chair in Surgical Oncology Research
Sunnybrook is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Paul Karanicolas, to the Sherif and Mary-Lou Hanna Chair in Surgical Oncology Research, jointly shared by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto.