An anonymous living liver donor helped the UHN Transplant Program achieve a North American first with an innovative living liver donor exchange, or “swap,” that saved the lives of two failing liver patients, with the potential to save many more.
16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New research from the laboratory of cancer scientist Dr. Tak Mak, renowned for cloning the human T-cell receptor, has demonstrated that immune cells make brain chemicals to fight off infections.
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Dr. Bradly Wouters, Executive Vice President, Science and Research – University Health Network (UHN) announced today the appointment of Aaron Schimmer MD, PhD, FRCPC to the position of Research Director at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN.
18-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
A clinical-scientific team specializing in head-and-neck cancer has identified a way to manipulate metabolism to potentially curb skin fibrosis - a common side effect of radiotherapy affecting quality of life of cancer survivors.
7-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Scientists at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, at the University Health Network, have identified the type of cell key to helping the heart repair and potentially regenerate following a heart attack.
11-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Poor Sleep, Missed Meals, Less Physical Activity, and Stress in Hospitals May Be Linked to Readmission
Patients who experience disturbances in sleep, mobility, nutrition or mood while admitted in hospital may be more likely to be readmitted within 30 days after discharge, finds a new study co-led by St. Michael’s Hospital and the University Health...
3-Dec-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Cancer scientists led by principal investigator Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have combined “liquid biopsy”, epigenetic alterations and machine learning to develop a blood test to detect and classify cancer at its...
14-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Scientists led by Dr. Daniel De Carvalho at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered a gene signature biomarker that may predict which patients will respond – or not – to immune therapy.
8-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
see all news
Dr. Davis has shown that individuals can be classified as one of two types depending on how pain affects their performance in doing a task. In P-type individuals, pain impedes their ability to perform a task; whereas, in A-type individuals, like...
29-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
24-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST
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
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
20-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT
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
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
11-Feb-2015 10:00 AM ESTsee all experts