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First Global Study to Examine Therapy for Patients with Single-Ventricle Cardiac Defect Begins

Select adult patients born with a single functioning ventricle (pumping chamber of the heart), and who have undergone a surgical operation called the ‘Fontan procedure’ during childhood, are now being enrolled in a global first clinical trial,...
11-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Get Your Colour On, Canada! The Princess Margaret Launches “Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer”

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation announces the launch of Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer, a bold and engaging new fundraising initiative benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
4-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


First Loretta Rogers Chair in Immunobioengineering to Study Heart from Unique Angle

The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research today announces that Dr. Slava Epelman has accepted the brand new role of Loretta Rogers Chair in Immunobioengineering.
4-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Get Your Colour on, Canada!

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation will announce the launch of Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer presented by Trade Secrets.
29-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Statement From University Health Network on the Death of Peter Munk

Mr. Peter Munk has been one of the hospital’s most influential and loyal supporters for many years, serving on the Board of Trustees of the hospital, acting as an advisor to many of the hospital’s leaders, and supporting the creation, evolution...
28-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Dr. Kevin Smith Appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of University Health Network

Mr. Brian Porter, Chair of the Board of Trustees of University Health Network (UHN) today announced that Kevin Smith, DPhil. is UHN’s incoming President & CEO.
12-Mar-2018 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Improving Birth Outcomes One Amino Acid at a Time

A simple dietary supplement (L-arginine) was found to improve birth outcomes, paving the way for future clinical trials to test this inexpensive and safe intervention.
8-Mar-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

University Health Network Now Largest Adult Transplant Program in North America

UHN now largest adult transplant program in North America. University Health Network’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program reached a milestone of completing 639 adult transplants in 2017, ranking first in volume for adult transplants in North America.
5-Mar-2018 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How Did a Dying Mom Survive Without Lungs for Days, Until a Lung Transplant Saved Her Life?

24-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST

New Web-Based Fitness Program Provides Exercise Instruction for Heart Patients

Using a proactive approach to encourage optimal heart health through a blend of leading medical knowledge and best practices in fitness and exercise, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre today unveiled a new website featuring medical information,...
10-Jun-2015 8:25 AM EDT

Media Advisory – Update on Eugene Melnyk’s Transplant

Members of University Health Network’s Multi-Organ Transplant (MOT) Team will be available to the media and will provide an update on Eugene Melnyk’s transplant, living liver transplantation and the process used for anonymous donation.
20-May-2015 1:15 PM EDT

Twin Recovering Following Life-Saving Liver Transplant From Anonymous Living Donor

20-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Long-Term Care May Not Be Best for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury; Other Housing Needed

A new, large-scale Canadian study shows that many adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) live in a long-term health setting – such as a nursing home- which may not be appropriate for their condition and younger age.
2-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST

New App Helps Patients with Chronic Pain Safely Monitor Opioid Use

A new, first-of-its-kind app has launched to help patients suffering from chronic pain track their opioid use and measure pain levels to assist with the safe use of opioids.
24-Feb-2015 11:20 AM EST

Twin Daughter Receives Life-Saving Transplant From Dad: Both Recovering

11-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST


Major Milestone in Communications Standards for Diabetes Devices

JDRF and the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation at the University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto announced publication of interoperability standards for diabetes devices. The work is the result of JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (JDRF CCTN)...
11-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST

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