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Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Children

Harnessing Interdisciplinary Research to Promote the Flourishing of Every Child and Family

The Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Children at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children brings together top researchers to help reduce inequities in child health, including those caused by social and structural determinants of health. Through strategic investments in research, education, training and infrastructure we are executing our vision of “harnessing interdisciplinary research to promote the flourishing of every child and family”. 

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Jun 7, 2024
Dr. E. Ann Yeh from the Division of Neurology at The Hospital for Sick Children, and member of the Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Children, provides an update on her pediatric neuroinflammatory disorders study.
Jun 4, 2024
Dr. Ania Zylbersztejn (UCL Institute of Child Health, UK) is a population data scientist in child health research in England. During her research exchange at the Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Children in May 2024, she examined how administrative data can be used for international comparisons of health outcomes for children with chronic conditions, and when such comparisons can be useful.
May 20, 2024
Omer Jamal is a master’s student in the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto and Leong Centre Scholar. He recently presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, and provides a summary of his poster presentation.

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The Edwin S.H. Leong Centre for Healthy Children at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children brings together top researchers to help reduce inequities in child health, including those caused by social and structural determinants of health. Through strategic investments in research, education, training and infrastructure we are executing our vision of “harnessing interdisciplinary research to promote the flourishing of every child and family”.

Leong Centre will help improve child health through new precision prevention

Researchers can better predict and enhance health outcomes for children around the world.
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