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May 12, 2022



SickKids VS Brain Injury

When a child suffers a serious brain injury, doctors can help them cope with the consequences, but they often can’t fix the damage that has been done. Or can they? Spurred by patient families who won’t settle for the status quo, a team of scientists is challenging a long-held belief about the brain’s limits.

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About Kids Health


Learn more from, a health education website for children, youth and caregivers that is written and approved by the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids):


Scientific Contributors

  • Ramy Ayoub
  • Rebecca M. Ruddy
  • Elizabeth Cox
  • Adeoye Oyefiade
  • Daniel Derkach
  • Suzanne Laughlin
  • Benjamin Ades-aron
  • Zahra Shirzadi
  • Els Fieremans
  • Bradley J. Macintosh
  • Cynthia B. de Medeiros
  • Jovanka Skocic
  • Eric Bouffet
  • Freda D. Miller
  • Cindi M. Morshead
  • Donald J. Mabbott

About the Host: Hannah Bank

As a SickKids Foundation writer, Hannah works closely with world-renowned SickKids scientists, physicians, and researchers, turning dense medical jargon into engaging content about the latest research and treatments for kids. She’s inspired by the hope and perseverance of young patients and their families, a fantastic team of colleagues, and her three young girls at home.

Hannah Bank