Research Spotlight

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Read the latest bi-monthly newsletter that highlights advancements from UHN researchers.

Welcome to the latest issue of Research Spotlight (formerly known as NRx).

This newsletter highlights top research advancements across UHN and from over 450 researchers appointed at five research institutes. As Canada’s largest research hospital, UHN is a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care.

Stories in this month’s issue:

NEXT-LEVEL LEUKEMIA MONITORING: Use of next-generation sequencing to monitor mutations can reveal risk of relapse.
MORE IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER: Genetic tests on the market may not always be effective and could cause needless anxiety.
BOOSTING THE IMMUNE SYSTEM: Study reveals that insulin is important for the immune system’s ability to fight infection.
INNOVATION IN THE LAB: New device could pave the way for growing more realistic human tissues and organs in the lab.

Read these stories and more online here. To read previous issues, see the newsletter archive.