Welcome to the latest issue of Research Spotlight.
As Canada’s largest research hospital, UHN is a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. This newsletter highlights top research advancements across UHN and from over 1000 researchers appointed at our institutes.
Stories in this month’s issue:
● Listen to Your Heart: During the COVID-19 pandemic, fewer people are visiting the hospital for heart disease.
● Exposing the Enemy Within: Study reveals that ancient DNA regions are key to activating the immune system against cancer.
● From Stem Cells to Liver Cells: Researchers use stem cells to generate liver cells that release vital blood clotting protein.
● Same Virus, Different Countries: Study reveals how health policies and actions have impacted COVID-19 caseload and mortality.