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It’s a deadly allergy, but to medicine. You don’t know you have it until it’s too late.

Imagine you get a prescription for a new medication. You take it exactly as directed. You are quickly engulfed in a rapidly-escalating health emergency. Severe adverse drug reactions (ADRs) happen to more than 200,000 Canadians each year. A small team at St. Paul’s Hospital is leading a mission to help people cope with the devastating damage ADRs can leave behind and to identify those most at risk.

Bridging the gap between curing and caring

It’s the definition of a game changer. A first-in-Canada research initiative. An opportunity to engage and retain our amazing nurses and allied health professionals. And another compelling way to involve our patients as partners in care and research.

Understanding a global scourge

Doctors at St. Paul’s Hospital are pioneering new treatments
for sepsis, the real killer of the COVID-19 pandemic.