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Thursday, February 29, 2024  Sunnybrook once again recognized as one of the world’s best hospitals
For the sixth consecutive year, Sunnybrook has ranked #2 in Canada and #30 worldwide in Newsweek’s annual World’s Best Hospitals ranking.
Monday, February 5, 2024  Sunnybrook researchers awarded $4M in CIHR Fall 2023 Project Grants competition
Researchers at Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) have been awarded over $4M in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) September 2023 Project Grants competition.
Friday, February 2, 2024  Sunnybrook researcher awarded grant to study how sleep may ward off Alzheimer’s disease
Dr. Andrew Lim has been awarded a CIHR Operating Grant for his project: Integrating Sleep Wearables, Brain Imaging, and Blood Biomarkers to Understand how Healthy Sleep Confers Resistance and Resilience to Alzheimer's Disease Related Brain Changes.
Friday, January 19, 2024  New cancer therapy approach slows growth of advanced gastrointestinal tumours
New approach for early cancer treatment was shown to significantly reduce the risk of advanced neuroendocrine tumour progression and death
Tuesday, December 12, 2023  Sunnybrook-led research team develops simplified prediction model for cardiovascular disease risk
Current guidelines recommend using models that estimate the risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) to guide treatment decisions for preventive therapies like cholesterol-lowering statins. A new model developed by clinician-scientists provides a simplified approach that uses only laboratory tests, which may provide a significant advantage over traditional models.