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May 26, 2022



SickKids VS The Odyssey 

Faced with new symptom after new symptom, Daniel's family grappled for years with an unknown disease. But blood tests and body scans couldn't reveal the underlying problem. Join the quest for Daniel's diagnosis, where scientific advances proved key to unlocking a treatment.

Daniel at SickKids



Daniel's medical odyssey began shortly after birth.



Daniel says his parents' hope was very contagious.



Today, Daniel enjoys taking photos of sunrises and sunsets.






Scientific Contributors

  • Walter H. A. Kahr
  • Fred G. Pluthero
  • Abdul Elkadri
  • Neil Warner
  • Marko Drobac
  • Chang Hua Chen
  • Richard W. Lo
  • Ling Li
  • Ren Li
  • Qi Li
  • Cornelia Thoeni
  • Jie Pan
  • Gabriella Leung
  • Irene Lara-Corrales
  • Ryan Murchie
  • Ernest Cutz
  • Ronald M. Laxer
  • Julia Upton
  • Chaim M. Roifman
  • Rae S. M. Yeung
  • John H Brumell & Aleixo M Muise


Special thanks to Audrey Bell-Peter and all of the nurses on 4C who supported Daniel.


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.

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