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Neurofibromatosis donation to support UHN research, patient care 502415/17/2022 4:00:00 AM;5/17/2022 4:00:00 AM30185/17/2022 10:15:37 AM Cheng Mintz and her son, on Mother's Day "He is my everything," she says Cynthia Cheng Mintz is a force The lifestyle blogger, podcast host and philanthropist is also mom to a 152<img alt="Cynthia Cheng Mintz and her son " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Neurofibromatosis_donation_to_support_UHN_research/Cynthia_Cheng.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Anonymous donation of $11 million will help support basic science, clinical trials and a neurosurgeon-scientist dedicated to research of the rare genetic condition.
Scheduling 'go-live' marks significant milestone for Synapse project542275/17/2022 4:00:00 AM;5/17/2022 4:00:00 AM30195/17/2022 12:56:08 PM Gibson, (L), and Nuno Ferreira, MRI appointment schedulers in the Central Booking Office of the Joint Department of Medical Imaging (JDMI), work in their office in LuCliff over 64<img alt="Abigail Gibson and Nuno Ferreira" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Scheduling_go_live_marks_significant_milestone_for_Synapse_project/Gibson_and_Ferreira.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Starting to use Epic system this week to schedule patient appointments is a major achievement in UHN's clinical transformation. Full system implementation on June 4.
Predicting disease progression1160805/16/2022 4:00:00 AM;5/16/2022 4:00:00 AM30175/16/2022 10:30:11 AM to R) Drs. Shabana Amanda Ali, Osvaldo Espin-Garcia and Mohit Kapoor were authors on the study out of UHN's Schroeder Arthritis Institute "These molecules have great promise as 190<img alt="Drs. Shabana Amanda Ali, Osvaldo Espin-Garcia and Mohit Kapoor " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/thumb/Ali_Garcia_Kapoor_thumb.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />UHN researchers find blood-based molecules may predict how quickly knee osteoarthritis will become more severe.
Trailblazing stem cell research1618115/12/2022 4:00:00 AM;5/12/2022 4:00:00 AM30165/12/2022 4:30:47 PM selection of the UHN researchers involved in Stem Cell Network-funded projects (L to R, top) Drs. Shinichiro Ogawa, Sara Vasconcelos and Bo Wang; (L to R, bottom) Karun Singh 122<img alt="Stem Cell Network awards" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Trailblazing_stem_cell_research/Stem_Cell_Network_awards.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Landmark funding from the Stem Cell Network will support seven UHN-led projects.
Participants ‘get their colour on’ at official Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer launch event385234/10/2018 4:00:00 AM;4/10/2018 4:00:00 AM189010/6/2020 9:58:05 PM Your Hair to Conquer Cancer encourages Canadians to colour their hair this May and raise funds to support research at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre 130<img alt="Colour Your Hair event" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Participants_get_their_colour_on_at_official_event/Colour_Your_Hair_event.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation launched its newest fundraising event, which encourages Canadians to raise funds by colouring their hair this May.
A Risk Uncovered387614/10/2018 4:00:00 AM;4/10/2018 4:00:00 AM18894/10/2018 10:30:12 AM there are no obvious symptoms for kidney disease, long-term diabetic patients must be constantly monitored for worsening kidney function Almost one in every two Canadians with 306<img alt="Diabetes and Kidney Disease Study" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Risk_Uncovered/Diabetes_and_Kidney_Disease_Study.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Toronto General Hospital researchers have uncovered why only a subset of diabetic patients develop kidney disease.
UHN study examines thyroid cancer patients choice of monitoring or surgery394384/18/2018 4:00:00 AM;4/18/2018 4:00:00 AM190010/6/2020 9:58:08 PM to R): Dr. David Goldstein, surgical oncologist, Dr. Anna Sawka, endocrinologist, and Dr. Sangeet Ghai, radiologist, are the team examining how many patients with Stage 1 low-risk 748<img alt="" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/UHN_study_examines_thyroid_cancer_patients_choice_of_monitoring_or_surgery/Drs_Goldstein_Sawka_Ghai.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />First Canadian observational study will look at how many patients with small, slow-growing thyroid cancer choose active surveillance instead of immediate surgery.
A radiologist stirs up a vitamin cocktail to protect against radiation exposure 387974/5/2018 4:00:00 AM;4/5/2018 4:00:00 AM188510/6/2020 9:58:03 PM. Kieran Murphy received the Leaders in Innovation Award from the Society of Interventional Radiology Surgery performed under X-ray guidance has transformed modern medicine 1050<img alt="Dr. Kieran Murphy " src="/PMCC/About/Globe_Mail/PublishingImages/2017/Kieran-Murphy-radiologist.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />A chat with his mother-in-law and a walk with his dog gave this neuroradiologist the idea to use anti-oxidants to help lessen the dangerous after-effects from life-saving radiation.
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Discovering the transformational power of living organ donation391774/23/2018 4:00:00 AM;4/23/2018 4:00:00 AM190512/14/2020 5:58:01 PM Cahill shares his “transformational experience” after donating one of his kidneys to a stranger to help his wife Joanne At first, the idea of donating an organ to a complete 454<img alt="" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/transformational_power_of_living_organ_donation/myth_living_organ.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Brendan planned to donate a kidney to his wife Joanne, but he wasn’t a match. Their story shows you can still help a loved one, through the Canada’s Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) program.