Premier Announces Exciting News in Renew Sinai Project
October 27, 2011
Premier Dalton McGuinty announced a commitment by the Government of Ontario to a major capital redevelopment initiative at Mount Sinai Hospital — an initiative which will transform the patient experience.
Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation Launches its New Annual Campaign
Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation is very excited about the launch of our new Annual Campaign – Constellation of Distinction.
Chef’s Challenge™: Do You Have What it Takes?
Food Network celebrity Bobby Flay hosts the second annual Chef’s Challenge™: The Ultimate Battle for a Cure to benefit women’s cancers.
Mount Sinai Hospital revolutionizes care for
our tiniest patients
June 20, 2011
The new family integrated care initiative at Mount Sinai Hospital is the first in North America to empower parents to provide care for their baby in the NICU helping them to thrive while building their own confidence as new moms and dads.
Centre for Regenerative Medicine Opens
April 12, 2011
Canada’s leading scientists and clinicians will develop novel strategies for bone and tissue regeneration at Mount Sinai’s new Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Musculoskeletal Research.
New Stem Cell Discovery Announced
March 1, 2011
Scientists from Mount Sinai Hospital and the University of Helsinki have discovered genetic abnormalities associated with the creation of stem cells. Their findings will help promote safer stem-cell based studies and future clinical trials.
A Celebration of Science
January 12, 2011
Dinner with Scientists brought some of the world’s top scientific minds to the table, literally. Some 250 guests mingled with 25 researchers in a sparkling celebration of the Lunenfeld’s 25th anniversary, raising nearly $250,000 in the process.
Lunenfeld Investigator a Person to Watch in 2011
January 1, 2011
The celebration of science continues, with the inclusion of Dr. Isabella Caniggia on the Toronto Star list of “2011 People to Watch in the GTA”.
Scientists at Mount Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto discover potential common biomarker in 10 epithelial cancers
November 30, 2010
This groundbreaking discovery reports on a novel common mechanism for the enzymatic degradation of a protein in the cell membrane which leads to the development of cancer in 10 different human epithelial cancers.
Sarcoma Cancer Foundation of Canada Names Vera Arajs Clinical Research Fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto
November 30, 2010
The fellowship will provide important sub-specialty physician training and clinical research into this rare form of bone and soft tissue cancer that affects approximately 500 Canadians each year.
New Honours for Lunenfeld Researchers
October 29, 2010
October brought more awards for scientists at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute. Dr. Tony Pawson received the Honorary Medal from the Signal Transduction Society (STS), while Dr. Daniel Durocher was named one of two winners of the Canadian Cancer Society Young Investigator Prize for excellence in cancer research.
ProHits a World First in Research Software
October 15, 2010
Researchers at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and University of Toronto have developed the software, ProHits. The first tool of its kind worldwide, ProHits allows researchers to advance their studies of cancer and other illnesses.
New funding from Terry Fox Research Institute
September 16, 2010
A Terry Fox Team Grant of almost $7 million will help Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute scientists Drs. Andras Nagy, Tony Pawson, Sue Quaggin and Jeff Wrana continue leading-edge research into cancer.
Researchers make key protein discovery
August 18, 2010
A discovery by scientists at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute gives insight into the way cells protect their most precious possession: their own genetic material.
Discovery could halt type 2 diabetes progression
July 15, 2010
A study by Dr. Bernard Zinman, Sam and Judy Pencer and Family Chair in Diabetes Research, and colleagues points to a new drug therapy strategy that could target people at risk of diabetes.
New clues in the biology of stem cells
July 14, 2010
Lunenfeld scientists have published new insights into the genesis of stem cells that will advance stem cell technology worldwide and promote the development of new regenerative medicines.
Celebrating Science and the Lunenfeld
June 20, 2010
On July 1st, we say ‘Happy Birthday’ to the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute! Canada Day is an appropriate birthday for an institution that has boosted the profile of Canadian science at home and around the world.
Cancer Researcher One of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
June 7, 2010
His research achievements have propelled Dr. Daniel Durocher, Lunenfeld Senior Investigator and Thomas Kierans Research Chair in Mechanisms of Cancer Development, onto the Globe and Mail list of the country’s Top 40 Under 40TM.
Premier’s Summit Award for Lunenfeld Scientist
May 19, 2010
One of Ontario’s most prestigious research awards, the Premier’s Summit Award for Medical Research, was bestowed on Dr. Jeffrey Wrana, Senior Investigator at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and Mary Janigan Research Chair in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.
Swedish Honour for Lunenfeld Scientist
May 4, 2010
Distinguished Investigator Dr. Tony Pawson has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Medicine by Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet.
Deep Water Cooling Nets $722,000 Grant
Mount Sinai's conversion to Enwave's Deep Lake Water Cooling system has cut the hospital's carbon dioxide output by nearly 80,000 tons and earned a grant from the City of Toronto’s Better Buildings Partnership.
Stem Cell Technology named ‘method of the year’
The 2009 stem cell breakthrough by the Lunenfeld’s Dr. Andras Nagy has been included among innovative discoveries celebrated by the prestigious journal Nature Methods.