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Cancer Research

December 2, 2021

How one scientist is looking to beat cancer by first growing it in a lab

For the month of December, we're shining a spotlight on three young scientists who are shaping the future of care as part of their work with the LTRI.

Raptors for Research

November 15, 2021

Sinai Health joins forces with Toronto Raptors to support health research

Raptors for Research marks Sinai Health Foundation’s largest-ever public peer-to-peer fundraising event.

insulin pump

November 12, 2021

Can a smart insulin pump revolutionize diabetes care for expecting moms?

Dr. Feig is testing whether an artificial pancreas system can help both mom and baby during pregnancy.

fertility treatment

November 11, 2021

Reducing the burden of fertility treatments through research

Dr. Claire Jones explains how she is making life easier for those undergoing fertility treatments through her research.

Diabetes device

November 1, 2021

New research identifies barriers to life-changing diabetes devices

Not all Canadians are getting equal access to the new devices used to manage Type 1 diabetes, says LTRI researcher.

Brand Campaign

October 28, 2021

Sinai Health looks at ‘missing pieces’ in women’s health care in latest brand campaign

Sinai Health Foundation is launching the next installment of its brand campaign, called Missing Pieces, offering a look at women’s health issues that are often undertreated and misdiagnosed.

Transformative Gift

October 27, 2021

Celebrate Impact: A transformational gift from Jay & Barbara Hennick

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare will be renamed Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital in recognition of a transformational $36 million gift from Jay and Barbara Hennick.

Dr. Catherine Varner

October 18, 2021

The Other Side of Menopause: Incontinence Support

One in twenty people experience incontinence.

Dr. Catherine Varner

October 15, 2021

Supporting parents through pregnancy and infant loss

SREMI’s Dr. Catherine Varner gives advice and comforting words for families experiencing early pregnancy loss.

Ruth Bayne

October 8, 2021

Remembering Ruth: Palliative Care at Home

The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care ensures patients with life-limiting illness experience the highest possible quality of life.


October 8, 2021

Finding Compassion and Peace through Palliative Care

Palliative care isn’t just physical care - it’s emotional care, too.

Dr. Christine Brezden-Masley

October 6, 2021

How to best manage your breast health during the pandemic

Dr. Christine Brezden-Masley answers your top questions about how to protect your health while also navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.


October 1, 2021

Sinai Health Foundation partners with luxury fashion label to raise funds for breast cancer care

Looking good and doing good is now as easy as reaching into your closet and wrapping yourself in a designer dress.

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September 27, 2021

Patient Advocacy in the Facial Pain Clinic

When care is more than a diagnosis

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September 22, 2021

Your COVID-19 Questions, Answered

From vaccine passports to beach vacations, Dr. Howard Ovens answers your questions about COVID-19.

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September 22, 2021

From Youth to Adult: Transitioning Care

The transition from pediatric to adult care can be jarring. Sinai Health’s Young Adult SLE Clinic is changing that.

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September 22, 2021

Treating Scleroderma at Sinai Health

Global impact at a patient level

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August 25, 2021

10th Anniversary Great Jewellery Heist, presented by BMO

One of Toronto’s prominent fundraising events, the 10th anniversary Heist will not be your typical sit-down event.

A collage of colours

August 19, 2021

Mural to bring a pop of colour to Mount Sinai Hospital

Art lovers can now put their own spin on a massive mural located across from Mount Sinai Hospital.

A man with white hair smiling

July 21, 2021

Distinguished Toronto scientist Dr. Jim Woodgett takes up leadership of Terry Fox Research Institute on August 1

Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) announces the appointment of Jim Woodgett as its new President and Scientific Director.

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July 15, 2021

Behind the Science: Dr. Jim Woodgett

Dr. Woodgett looks at the manipulation of cell processes to treat certain cancers, diabetes and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s Disease.

A woman using science equipment

June 23, 2021

Sinai Health Foundation releases Annual Report highlighting a year of care

Highlighting a year of world-leading care and research in a time marked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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June 17, 2021

Fighting the Strong and Silent Stigma

Mental health matters. And it matters for dads, too.

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May 27, 2021

Celebrating a life flown below the radar

Christopher Carson was not only a long-term Sinai Health employee, he was also a long-term donor.

A woman holding her newborn baby

May 5, 2021

Sinai Health celebrates moms and babies in new campaign

The latest campaign celebrates motherhood and Sinai Health’s world-leading women’s and infants care team.

Joseph Lebovic

May 2, 2021

In Memory: Joseph Lebovic z"l

Joseph Lebovic, now of blessed memory, was a passionate supporter of Mount Sinai Hospital and Sinai Health since 1967.

Dr. Keerat Grewal

Apr 16, 2021

Sinai Spotlight on: Dr. Keerat Grewal

Dr. Keerat Grewal’s research has landed her five prestigious awards for her research and impact on patient care.

mothers day

Apr 15, 2021

Sinai Health Foundation celebrates all mothers with epic giveaway

Sinai Health Foundation is inviting all sons, daughters and grateful hearts to nominate the mother figure in their life to receive the ultimate gift basket.

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Apr 13, 2021

TD Bank Group to Fund AI Health Research Lab at Sinai Health

The TD Artificial Intelligence Health Research Lab is coming to Sinai Health thanks to a $1-million gift from TD Bank Group.

Apr 13, 2021

Dr. Daniel Drucker receives 2021 Canada Gairdner International Award

Sinai Health congratulates Dr. Drucker for being awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in the biosciences.

Apr 12, 2021

Honouring Dr. Louis “Lou” Siminovitch, the father of genetic research in Canada

Sinai Health Foundation is remembering Dr. Louis Siminovitch, founding director of the LTRI.

Apr 6, 2021

A transformational gift to Sinai Health

Sinai Health has received a transformational $21 million gift that will help transform its Intensive Care Unit (ICU), providing critical support for an area that has played a key role in the ongoing COVID-19 response.

Mar 19, 2021

Vaccine Roll-Out & You: A Sinai Health Town Hall

Missed the live event? Watch the recording of Vaccine Roll-out & You and hear from Sinai Health experts.

Feb 04, 2021

Heart Tips - How to stay physically active during the pandemic

Cardiologists Drs. Jeremy Kobulnik and Gillian Nesbitt from the Miles Nadal Heart Centre at Sinai Health, run through the top five tips for staying heart healthy during a pandemic.

Jan 29, 2021

Your COVID-19 Questions Answered!

Sinai Health infectious disease expert Dr. Andrew Morris answers your questions about the new COVID-19 variant, how Sinai Health is responding, and whether you should get the vaccine.

Jan 11, 2021

How one family’s gifts to research is saving lives from cancer

After Eddie Mullin died of brain cancer, his family was determined to support research that would help save the lives of others like him.

Dec 23, 2020

Leading Through Change

Stay connected while staying apart this holiday season.

Dec 18, 2020

Sinai Health lab passes a milestone: one million COVID-19 tests run!

In December, the microbiology department for Sinai Health-University Health Network (UHN) completed more than one million COVID-19 tests for Ontarians across the province.

Dec 16, 2020

Giving Tuesday campaign helps enable Virtual ICU for more patients

On Giving Tuesday, Sinai Health donors rallied together to raise $47,000 to create a “Virtual ICU” at Mount Sinai Hospital.​

Dec 15, 2020

KingSett Capital teams up with donors to provide free rooms for families

When out-of-town patients need to stay near Mount Sinai Hospital, accommodations can be a challenge.

Dec 1, 2020

New virtual holiday market offers gifts that give twice

Shoppers looking to give the ultimate feel-good gift can now browse and buy safely from the comfort of their own home at Sinai Health’s new virtual holiday market.

Nov 26, 2020

“It was like a team”: Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre celebrates 25 years

A few months after her last clear mammogram, then-44-year-old Lia noticed that something seemed “off” with her right breast.

Nov 17, 2020

Celebrate a thriving baby Marianna on World Prematurity Day

Marianna came into the world at just 27 weeks, weighing 1 lb., 10 oz., after her mother Margaret was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer.

Nov 12, 2020

Sharing the Care

When 6-year-old Arad Yaghooti saw Sinai Health’s Love Locks installation on his way to school, he was instantly drawn to the colourful hearts. He and his mum, an anesthesia resident, made a donation to share the care.

Nov 5, 2020

Dr. Jim Woodgett answers your COVID-19 questions

Dr. Jim Woodgett, Director of Research, answers questions about how donors help our champions of care deliver better care and next-level research.

Nov 4, 2020

Why we launched a health-care brand campaign during a pandemic

Who launches a health-care brand in the midst of a global pandemic? We did, because there’s never been a time when health care and research were more relevant or important to our collective future.

Oct 22, 2020

Dr. Howard Ovens answers your COVID-19 questions

Dr. Howard Ovens, Chief Medical Strategy Officer, explains how donors are helping to keep people across Ontario safer through this pandemic.

Oct 8, 2020

“This is something I can do to help”

Working with Sinai Health scientists helped Krista realize their impact on diabetes care. Running helped her raise funds to fuel their breakthroughs.

Oct 1, 2020

Making a run for it

When baby Maliyah entered the world in the midst of the pandemic, COVID-19 was the least of her parents’ worries. From the moment she arrived, Maliyah faced life-threatening health challenges.

Sept. 25, 2020

See What Care Can Do

Sinai Health’s first-ever campaign, featuring documentaries with real patients, families and caregivers, premiered at TIFF.

Sept. 23, 2020

A surprising spin on 2020

Even though the Spin for Sinai event was postponed due to COVID-19, its supporters raised more than $260,000 to fuel research discoveries that will improve care for Crohn’s disease.

Sept. 8, 2020

Golfing for Sinai, with a twist

COVID-19 has had an immense impact on holding in-person events. Thanks to our community, golfers had a blast and raised important funds at the Mount Sinai Classic.

Sept. 3, 2020

Cars Care rally drives awareness of Sinai Health’s front-line workers

When COVID-19 threatened to cancel an annual three-day car rally, Liberty Group President & CEO Nick Di Donato pivoted creating a physically distanced fundraising event for Sinai’s health-care heroes.

Aug. 27, 2020

An innovative new program supports out-of-town parents with sick babies

The Homes For Heroes Program provides free accommodations for out-of-town families whose babies are hospitalized in Mount Sinai’s neonatal intensive care unit.

Aug. 20, 2020

Staying Classy Through COVID-19

When Jim Wilkins died tragically of colon cancer at 33, his family wanted to honour his memory while supporting cancer care.

Aug. 13, 2020

Your support helped control COVID-19 at a long-term care home

Sinai Health was partnered with a Toronto long-term care residence overwhelmed with an outbreak of COVID-19 among their residents.

Aug. 4, 2020

Accolades for our Sinai Health leaders

Physicians and scientists at Sinai Health frequently garner recognition for their research contributions and their commitment to improving patient care.

Jul. 30, 2020

A gift of caring for patients getting chemotherapy

When COVID-19 lockdowns left cancer patients isolated, Adriana Gurreri found a touching way to make their chemotherapy treatments a little bit easier.

Jul. 22, 2020

It takes a village to raise a child

While in labour for her first time, Katharine remembers one particular nurse with special fondness: “She took such good care of me.”

Jul. 16, 2020

Art For The Hearts

While Hallie Rodney’s grandfather recovered from a stroke at Bridgepoint, COVID-19 restrictions meant he couldn’t have visitors.

Jul. 9, 2020

Putting the “fun” in fundraising

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, two friends combined their love of running with their passion for fundraising to support Sinai.

Jun. 25, 2020

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute receives new matching gift

Philanthropists Larry and Judy Tanenbaum have made a new donation of $1 million to fuel COVID-19 research.

Jun. 25, 2020

#ThankfulThursday: Exploring the role of music in mental health

Music therapy can connect people to their memories and inner lives.

Jun. 24, 2020

Sinai Health Foundation welcomes a new Co-Chair

Sinai Health Foundation's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Maxine Granovsky Gluskin.

Jun. 19, 2020

Innovation: our greatest opportunity to the way forward

While COVID-19 has forced all of us to change the way we work, it is also making us change the way we think.

Jun. 18, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: Trisha Young, RN

For more than 13 years, Trisha Young has been a nurse in Mount Sinai Hospital’s Newton Glassman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Jun. 17, 2020

Show you care with bespoke jewelry from Sinai Health and Tiary

Sinai Health and Tiary are proud to partner in launching a bespoke jewelry experience that celebrates life’s special moments.

Jun. 11, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: Feed the Frontlines TO & Meals TO Heal

Q & A with Adair Roberts of Feed the Frontlines TO, and Jeff Packer & Divij Mehra of Meals TO Heal

Jun. 4, 2020

How your support is making an impact in the fight against COVID-19

Thanks to you, and the many generous donors who have supported our Sinai CEO Fund, Sinai Health has been able to respond nimbly to immediate and unexpected needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun. 4, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: Logan Lass & Colours For COVID

Logan Lass of Toronto knows all too well how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Mount Sinai Hospital’s front-line workers — in part because she lives with one of them.

May 29, 2020

Celebrities, gamers live-stream to support Sinai Health front-line workers

On Saturday, May 2, an incredible lineup of celebrities, athletes and online gamers from Canada and around the world came together for Sinai Live, a live-stream event that raised more than $64,000...

May 28, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: Raquel Feldberg

Raquel Feldberg, a patient of Mount Sinai Hospital’s Zane Cohen Centre for Digestive Diseases, has launched a new fundraising initiative with Alan Feldberg, her husband and business partner...

May 21, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: The Students OF Académie Ste-Cécile International School

When ASCIS student Carol Tse was able to obtain a shipment of surgical masks through her parents in Hong Kong, the ASCIS community generously donated 2,000 masks to Sinai Health.

May 7, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: University of Toronto

This past month, the University of Toronto (U of T) stepped up to support Toronto’s academic hospitals including Sinai Health.

Apr. 30, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: Tony Cohen

Tony Cohen has been a long-time supporter and board member for Sinai Health Foundation. Over the years, he has supported Sinai Health’s expert care...

Apr. 23, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: Bob Rubinoff

Bob Rubinoff has been supporting Sinai Health for almost 40 years. He was one of the first to support our efforts around the emerging needs of Covid-19.

Apr. 16, 2020

#ThankfulThursday Featuring: Janice O’Born

Janice O’Born knows how important community support is for the greater good, particularly in times of crisis. As Chairman of The Printing House (TPH) Charitable Office...

Apr 1, 2020

Our COVID-19 Responsee

Thank you for your ongoing support of Sinai Health. In light of the COVID-19 situation, Sinai Health Foundation would like to share the adjustments we are making to our operations...

Jan. 29, 2020

Scientists discover link between autism and cognitive impairment

A tiny gene fragment may play a pivotal role in why some people…

Jan. 22, 2020

Researchers discover new tool for investigating brain disorders

A team of scientists from Canada, the UK and US has discovered a new compound that could lead to better treatments...

Jan. 14, 2020

Marvelle Koffler’s legacy of philanthropy and care

Sinai Health mourns the passing and celebrates the legacy of Marvelle…

Jan. 14, 2020

Sinai Health researchers awarded grant to fight vision loss

Retinitis pigmentosa causes gradual vision loss and is one of the most common inherited retinal diseases

jan. 14, 2020

Dr. Daniel Drucker honoured with 2020 Baxter Prize for diabetes impact

Daniel Drucker is being honoured by the Endocrine Society with the 2020 Baxter Prize.

Jan. 13, 2020

New study sheds light on why non-smokers develop lung cancer

A new study out by Sinai Health researcher Rayjean Hung looks at why otherwise healthy, non-smokers develop lung cancer