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Canada-first treatment allows patients to avoid open heart surgery
Interventional cardiologist, Dr. Mark Osten, and his team at UHN's Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, repair a rare arterial septal defect through cardiac catherization. 
Drs. Mark Osten and Lee Benson
A revolutionary new treatment for complex brain tumours, epilepsy
A state-of-the-art brain disorder-fighting tool at UHN's Krembil Brain Institute could make complex brain surgery a day procedure and save many more lives.
Dr. Gelareh Zadeh
Transplanting hope
The transplant oncology program at UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre is giving cancer patients a second chance.
Jarrett Singer and Nadine Young
Breaking down barriers
UHN study reveals how systemic racism impacts careers of foreign-trained health professionals.
Breaking down barriers
Bridging the gap between MRI research and patient care
Slaight Family Centre for Advanced MRI opens at UHN with new fleet of MRI scanners, top researchers and a plan to bring new imaging techniques straight to patients.
Dr. Kamil Uludag
Princess Margaret Senior Scientists named joint UHN Inventor of the Year
Drs. Daniel De Carvalho and Scott Bratman honoured for their contribution to building the next generation of cancer diagnostics.
Mark Taylor, Daniel De Carvalho and Scott Bratman
Honour Roll: November 2021
UHN News highlights achievements and awards given to TeamUHN members across all professions. Send in your award notifications to
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Physician assistants helping enhance patient care across UHN
To mark National Physician Assistant Day, one surgical team at Toronto Western Hospital looks at the big impact of PAs in a short period of time.
Anne Dang, Robyn Kapelner and Dr. Tim Leroux
Cannabis as a potential treatment for Parkinson's pain
A new trial is looking at whether THC and CBD can alleviate discomfort in patients with Parkinson's disease.
Indigenous Cancer Program gifts 'heartbeat of Mother Earth' to UHN
Gift means UHN now has ceremonial drum that First Nations, Inuit and Métis community members can use for ceremonies or spiritual practices during their care journey.
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21st century teaching tools
UHN Sprott Surgery's innovative education programs train future surgeons and enable specialists around the world to learn from its clinicians, from wherever they are.
Dr. Allan Okrainec
'Our role is constantly evolving. There's never a dull moment.'
UHN perfusionists are key members of the surgical and critical care teams, specializing in the maintenance and operation of extracorporeal life-support devices.
Amanda Fernandez
Connecting the dots for health data
UHN drives Canadian effort for international genomics and health data sharing standards.
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UHN on the Go: November 2021 
News from across UHN. This month, nostalgic recipes for joy and giving, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation a top employer and lighting the CN Tower for 22q.
Christine Bruce
UHN kinesiologists do 'the pandemic pivot'
Adaptable kinesiologists use innovation, technology and a partnership-driven model to expand scope of practice during the pandemic.
Jennifer Quan
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