Our newspaper and magazine articles
Dr. Nancy Butcher's story featured by Brain Canada Foundation
Nancy Butcher was pursuing her PhD with Dr. Anne Bassett when she received the 2012 Bell Mental Health Research Training Award. She studied the neuropsychiatric and neurological features in the brains of individuals with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome who also have schizophrenia. Almost 10 years after receiving the award, she is now a researcher and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She was featured in the article, Building for the future - Research stories, on the website of Brain Canada Foundation on August 24th, 2021.
Dalglish Clinic patient featured on UHN News
Beth, one of our patients, was featured in an article about 22q. Click here to see the article.
Toronto Expert Headlined International Conference on Chromosome-Based Condition
Dr. Bassett and members of the Dalglish Family 22q Clinic attended the 10th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference in Sirmione, Italy in July, 2016. During this two-day event, experts in 22q presented their latest findings. Newswise.com has a press release and a video about 22q.
The holistic approach to 22q
The Dalglish Family Hearts and Minds Clinic (now known as The Dalglish Family 22q Clinic) was featured in a magazine insert of the Globe and Mail. The article, entitled “The holistic approach to 22q”, was published on November 4th, 2015.
Mustard Baby has twice defied the odds
The November 4th, 2015 Globe and Mail magazine contains a number of articles about the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, which is closely affiliated with our clinic. Our colleague, Dr. Erwin Oechslin has been interviewed for the article “Mustard Baby has twice defied the odds”. Find out more about Dr. Oechslin’s work and how cardiology advancement in general has made a difference in a patient’s life.
A sleuth in the world of neurological disease
Dr. Lili-Naz Hazrati is a neuropathologist and a collaborator of the Dalglish Clinic. Find out more about her interests and research in a Toronto Star article called “A sleuth in the world of neurological disease”. The article was published on December 28th, 2014.
Adult survivors of childhood heart defects returning to hospital
Dr. Erwin Oechslin is the director of the adult congenital heart disease program at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and one of the cardiologists at the Dalglish Clinic. He had an interview with the Toronto Star about the importance of consistent check-ups for individuals born with heart defects. The article, “Adult survivors of childhood heart defects returning to hospital”, was published on June 10th, 2014.
The heart-mind connection: Learning from and giving back to patients
Nancy Butcher, a PhD candidate, along with Dr. Anne Bassett, introduce 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome to students and researchers at the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) at the University of Toronto in the article “The heart-mind connection: Learning from and giving back to patients”, published on May 20th, 2014 on pages 19 to 21 of the IMS Magazine. They also highlight the clinical and research work being done at The Dalglish Family Hearts and Minds Clinic.
How a new clinic offers a better approach to chronic care
Our Clinic was featured in the article, How a new clinic offers a better approach to chronic care [PDF], on the Globe and Mail on December 11th, 2012, and the article was updated on May 16th, 2018.
The article discusses patients’ and families’ frustrations at patchwork care and the challenges they face when navigating the health-care system. It emphasizes our Clinic’s focus on coordinated, multidisciplinary, and specialized care, which makes it a lot easier for individuals with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.