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Dec 17, 2018, 13:00 ET Eric and Vizma Sprott, through The Sprott Foundation, announce $25-million donation to UHN

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Eric and Vizma Sprott, through The Sprott Foundation, have donated shares worth approximately $21.7 million to Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation. The gift...


Jan 29, 2018, 15:46 ET Eating disorder groups across Canada to mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2018 with #7billionsizes campaign

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, classes, abilities, races, and ethnic backgrounds. As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2018, eating disorder...


Nov 10, 2016, 11:24 ET Canadian Liver Foundation and University Health Network Press Release

New Research Project Explores Curing Liver Cancer at the Nano Level TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - A $1.2 million research grant is helping scientists get one step closer to eliminating liver cancer. ...


May 06, 2016, 11:04 ET Man With Parkinson's Disease Knows No Borders

Harry McMurtry Walks 500 Miles from NYC to TO Raising Awareness and Funds for PD NEW YORK and TORONTO, May 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Tomorrow, Harry McMurtry will commence his 500 mile walk from New York City...


Nov 13, 2015, 11:00 ET Toronto Western Research Institute renamed the Krembil Research Institute to honour long-standing philanthropists

TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - A new era of research begins at University Health Network with the official naming of the Krembil Research Institute. Formerly known as the Toronto Western Research...


Nov 13, 2015, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Her Royal Highness The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex to make historic announcement regarding the future of Toronto Western Research Institute

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - On Friday, November 13th, 2015, Her Royal Highness The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex, will make a special announcement regarding the future of the Toronto Western ...


Nov 11, 2015, 14:13 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Her Royal Highness The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex to make historic announcement regarding the future of Toronto Western Research Institute at Toronto

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - On Friday, November 13th, 2015, Her Royal Highness The Princess Edward, Countess of Wessex, will make a special announcement regarding the future of the Toronto Western ...


Nov 04, 2015, 12:21 ET 11th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival Raises $3 Million And Still Climbing for McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine at UHN

TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The 11th annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, Canada's premier wine and culinary fundraiser for medical research and innovation, presented by BMO Wealth Management,...


Oct 28, 2015, 09:23 ET Media Advisory/Interview & Photo Opportunity - Grand Cru Live Auction 2015 rolls out the red carpet in support of McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, UHN

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, October 29th the 11th annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, presented by BMO Wealth Management, welcomes the stars to the Allstream Centre for its...


Sep 21, 2015, 09:00 ET BMO Financial Group funds leading-edge Education Centre at Toronto Western Hospital

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group has generously donated $3 million to support a new state-of-the-art facility where University Health Network scientists, clinicians and educators...


May 27, 2015, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - An Artists' Affair: Inspired by Glenn Gould/

In support of the Al and Malka Green Artists' Health Centre, Toronto Western Hospital (UHN) and Artists' Health Alliance TORONTO, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 27, 2015 the Toronto General & ...


May 25, 2015, 06:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - An Artists' Affair: Inspired by Glenn Gould

In support of the Al and Malka Green Artists' Health Centre, Toronto Western Hospital (UHN) and Artists' Health Alliance TORONTO, May 25, 2015 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, May 27, 2015 the Toronto General & ...


May 11, 2015, 13:55 ET McEwen Centre researchers unlock ability to create human articular cartilage

First-of-its-kind discovery allows for closer study of osteoarthritis, sets stage for repair of defective joints TORONTO, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - A team of scientists, led by Drs. Gordon Keller and...


May 11, 2015, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - The HBC Foundation, The Room and Rogers Welcome Mary Katrantzou in Support of the Dotsa Bitove Wellness Academy and Nursing at UHN

TORONTO, May 11, 2015 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, the HBC Foundation and The Room along with Presenting Sponsor Rogers will welcome Mary Katrantzou to Toronto for Haute Health - a luncheon and...


Apr 30, 2015, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory / Interview & Photo Opportunity - Pioneers In Excellence/

A Tribute Event Celebrating the Contributions of the De Gasperis Family and Dr. Fred Gentili to Villa Charities and UHN TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Villa Charities...


Apr 23, 2015, 07:00 ET Media Advisory / Interview & Photo Opportunity - Pioneers In Excellence

A Tribute Event Celebrating the Contributions of the De Gasperis Family and Dr. Fred Gentili to Villa Charities and UHN TORONTO, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Villa Charities...


Nov 11, 2013, 07:00 ET Toronto Festival Raises Over $5 Million Net for Medical Research and Innovation at UHN

Proceeds from the 9th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival to benefit Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine. TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The 9th annual Grand Cru ...


Nov 01, 2013, 14:25 ET Hélène Campbell to go on cross-country rail tour in support of fundraising for transplant patients

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - As a final push for her Give2Live Fundraising Campaign in partnership with University Health Network and Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, a cross-country...


Nov 01, 2013, 09:27 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Interview & Photo Opportunity - 9th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival Rolls out the Red Carpet for Star-Studded Live Auction/

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - On Friday, November 1st the Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, Canada's premier wine and culinary fundraiser for medical research and innovation, presented by Rogers,...


Oct 30, 2013, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Interview & Photo Opportunity - 9th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival Rolls out the Red Carpet for Star-Studded Live Auction/

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - On Friday, November 1st the Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, Canada's premier wine and culinary fundraiser for medical research and innovation, presented by Rogers,...


Oct 29, 2013, 07:00 ET Toronto Festival Raises a Glass and Funds for Medical Research and Innovation

9th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival to benefit Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University Health Network TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Bringing...


Oct 28, 2013, 07:00 ET Media Advisory/Interview & Photo Opportunity - 9th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival Rolls out the Red Carpet for Star-Studded Live Auction

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - On Friday, November 1st the Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, Canada's premier wine and culinary fundraiser for medical research and innovation, presented by Rogers,...


Oct 22, 2013, 07:00 ET 3rd annual Diwali - A Night to Shine 2013 Raises Over 3.7 Million in support of UHN

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - On Saturday, October 19th Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation (TGWHF) hosted the 3rd annual Diwali - A Night to Shine 2013, presented by Sun Life Financial in ...


Oct 19, 2013, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canada's Brightest Stars Help Celebrate 3rd annual Diwali - A Night to Shine 2013 In support of UHN/

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - On Saturday, October 19th Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation (TGWHF) will celebrate the 3rd annual Diwali - A Night to Shine 2013, presented by Sun Life...


Oct 18, 2013, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Canada's Brightest Stars Help Celebrate 3rd annual Diwali - A Night to Shine 2013 In support of UHN

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - On Saturday, October 19th Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation (TGWHF) will celebrate the 3rd annual Diwali - A Night to Shine 2013, presented by Sun Life...