Current articles, research papers and news focused on improving burn care, preventing burn injuries and fostering multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary support.

Mark your Calendar: Canadian Burn Symposium 2021

The Burn Symposium will take place in Montréal, Québec on December 4 & 5, 2021.

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Canadian Burn Association Town Hall Meeting

The town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The Agenda will include a discussion of: Association Updates and a 2021 webinar sneak peak.

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Handheld 3D skin printer helps heal large, severe burns

U of T researchers' handheld 3D skin printer helps heal large, severe burns, study finds. A handheld 3D skin printer developed by researchers at the University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds – and its “bio ink” can accelerate the healing process.

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The Ford Fallout

The Ford Fallout: “We discovered a way to grow skin for burn victims. Now our research is in jeopardy” Marc Jeschke, a surgeon and director of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook, on the provincial funding cuts.

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Testing a new ‘recipe’ for regenerating skin

One of the grim realities of treating a complex burn is that doctors must harvest healthy skin from the patient in order to cover the wound, thereby creating another injury. Dr. Marc Jeschke, a senior scientist in Biological Sciences at Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) and director of the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook, is determined to find a better way.

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7 dangerous things that could lead to house fires, serious burns

With a recent cold snap and a number of reported house fires across the country, some health experts are warning Canadians to be extra cautious about fire and burn safety inside and outside the home.

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