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With an eye on COVID-19 variants, U of T, Sinai Health researchers design next-gen sequencing platform

March 3, 2021

A robotics platform designed by Sinai Health and University of Toronto researchers to screen COVID-19 samples could revolutionize how labs track the spread of viruses and other pathogens.

Our Community Coronavirus, Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Graduate Students, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Molecular Genetics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Research & Innovation, University Health Network
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U of T's Mindfest event to explore diversity and the impact of COVID-19 on mental health

March 3, 2021

The University of Toronto is gearing up to host its fourth-annual Mindfest event next week to build awareness of mental health and provide tips, resources and strategies for promoting mental wellness.

Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, UTogether, Mental Health, Mindfest, Psychiatry

Babies and sleep: U of T expert shares her tips for bleary-eyed parents

March 2, 2021

Getting enough sleep with an infant can seem elusive at best. Yet, while we would all like to have more sleep, many new parents simply resign themselves to an exhausted state, seeing it as a rite of passage.

Our Community Babies, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sleep
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U of T-McMaster study suggests COVID-19 testing protocol for arriving international air travellers

March 2, 2021

Testing international travellers on arrival with a follow-up test one week later detects 94 per cent of COVID-19 cases, according to researchers at the University of Toronto and McMaster University. 

Global Lens, Our Community Coronavirus, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Research & Innovation
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Research led by U of T's John Polanyi sheds new light on behaviour of molecules

March 2, 2021

Research by a team of chemists at the University of Toronto, led by Nobel Prize-winning researcher John Polanyi, is shedding new light on the behaviour of molecules as they collide and exchange atoms during chemical reaction. 

Breaking Research, Our Community Chemistry, Faculty of Arts & Science, John Polanyi, Research & Innovation
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Universities key to Toronto’s post-pandemic competitiveness: U of T President Meric Gertler

March 1, 2021

Universities and colleges have a critical role to play in the Toronto region’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic by attracting the world’s brightest minds and providing a steady stream of talented workers to fuel the economic sectors of the... Coronavirus, Economy, Global, Meric Gertler

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U of T to aid in historic vaccination effort, host Mississauga clinic  

March 1, 2021

The University of Toronto is hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on its Mississauga campus and is exploring other ways to support the largest vaccination campaign in Canadian history – including providing space for clinics on its other campuses... Our Community Alexandra Gillespie, Coronavirus, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, UTogether, Wisdom Tettey, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Meric Gertler, St. George, U of T Mississauga, U of T Scarborough, Vaccines

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Global study finds diet high in poor-quality carbohydrates increases heart disease and death

March 1, 2021

A diet high in poor-quality carbohydrates – known as a high glycemic diet – leads to a higher risk of heart attacks, strokes and death, a large study of people living on five continents has found. 

Breaking Research Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Collaboration, Nutritional Sciences, Research & Innovation, St. Michael's Hospital
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U of T provides $8.9 million in financial relief to students impacted by COVID-19

February 26, 2021

When Ontario implemented its first COVID-19 lockdown last spring, Rajasekar Dhanasekar found himself in a tight financial spot.

Our Community UTogether, Community, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Graduate Students, School of Graduate Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Black History Month Luncheon goes virtual in 19th year, with keynote from NHL's Kimberly Davis

February 26, 2021

For nearly two decades, the Black History Month Luncheon has provided a rousing crescendo to four weeks of Black History Month events at the... Our Community Alumni, Black History Month, Our Community

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