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Monday, Sept. 28, 2020
KINGSTON, Ont. – Queen’s University announced that it has entered into a research collaboration and licensing agreement with Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc., for the development and commercialization of gene therapy for GM2 gangliosidoses.
The GM2 gangliosidoses are a group of degenerative/inflammatory diseases...Read more
With the help of his friends in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Santa Claus paid an early to Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Kingston General Hospital site (KGH) to deliver some Christmas cheer.
He arrived in style on a Ch-146 Griffon helicopter with help from the 400 Tactical Helicopter Squadron...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary wrapped up another successful Teddy Bear Campaign this past holiday season, raising tens of thousands of dollars to help purchase patient care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
“Thanks to the generosity of donors across KHSC and our community, we...Read more
A group of local families is helping a Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Queen’s University research team study the effectiveness of a novel “exergaming” program – a technology that combines fitness and video gaming – to help improve physical activity and health in children with autism spectrum disorder...Read more
For the third straight year a team of caped crusaders proved that even superheroes have to do their chores. On August 2, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Thor and Captain America literally swung by to clean windows and bring smiles to pediatric patients at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s KGH site....Read more
Mothers, babies and families now have better access to water immersion and water-birth options when giving birth at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
As an organization KHSC prides ourselves in having a culture of ongoing learning, and this year marks a milestone for our People Services department.
Many staff members at our two hospital sites express a desire to learn and teach each other through professional development. Since 1999, PSOE has funded $500,000 in education...Read more
Aside from smiling for pictures and signing autographs, the Fronts also came bearing gifts - handing...Read more
For some, Halloween is a time for parties, trick-or-treating and other spooky activities that typically come along with October 31.
For others, like the patients and families in KHSC’s Pediatrics Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) it’s a time to forget they’re in the hospital, even for a few...Read more
A new space here at KGH is now open for parents who need to feed their babies while in the hospital. KGH’s new Baby Friendly room is part of our effort to become accredited by the World Health Organization as a Baby Friendly hospital. We would be the...Read more