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Princess Margaret researchers are using space technology to help palliative care patients
Radiation oncologists are testing new technologies used by the Canadian Space Agency to evaluate quality of life and treatment response in palliative patients.
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Cardiac patient benefitting from the rewards of rehab
Many heart patients have trouble committing to cardiac rehab programs. Here’s what Toronto Rehab is doing to help people get the post-surgery help they need.
Dr. Paul Oh
‘It was like the first flame of a lit match, dramatic and unpredictable’
UHN Clinical Vice President Dr. Fayez Quereshy reflects on his professional and personal fears during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the invaluable lessons learned.
Fayez Quereshy
Study uncovers molecular link between obesity, diet and osteoarthritis
Discovery at the Schroeder Arthritis Institute at UHN could lead to treatments that slow the progression of the disease.
Helal Endisha
Remembering Fredrik S. Eaton
Fred Eaton
A Canadian success story: world-first to treat Fabry disease with gene therapy
First-in-world Canadian research shows gene therapy is safe and works for patients with Fabry disease, a rare, chronic illness that damages organs and shorten lives.
Jeff Medin
Hope and triumph in trying times
To mark Psychology Month, UHN Altum Health’s Dr. Sandy Moniz recounts how the premature birth of her son led to her writing a book to help other families.
Dr. Sandy Moniz with book
Why the world needs more hearts
With heart failure rates increasing, there aren’t enough hearts for those who need them.
Dr. Mitesh Badiwala
Trio of Ontario Health Teams launch mobile vaccination pilot at high-risk congregate settings for seniors
UHN participating in collaborative immunization effort designed to ensure low-barrier access to COVID-19 vaccine for priority populations in Toronto.
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'Don’t call me a superhero if you expect that to mean I don't need help'
UHN Emergency physician Dr. Dawn Lim pens a personal and raw essay about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and her struggle with mental wellness.
Dr. Dawn Lim
Turbocharging the killing power of immune cells against cancer
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre researchers have shown how to create “super soldiers” of specific white cells to boost their killing power over cancer cells.
Daniel De Carvalho
A sustainable mask solution
Two Toronto Rehab physicians are part of a team designing medical-grade masks that would be accessible to everyone.
The ROSE Project
UHN on the Go: February 2021
This month, gratitude posters, Wear Red Canada, Michener gym hosts historic vaccination, Teaching & Learning Week and supporting self-isolating students.
Marissa and Eugenia with posters
Follow the bouncing ball 
Dr. Michael Reber of the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute at UHN is harnessing the power of virtual reality to retrain the brains of people with low vision.
Dr. Michael Reber
RESPECT study results
Research from UHN reveals the fraction of asymptomatic hospital staff exposed to, infected with SARS-Cov-2.
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