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Message from the institute director

KITE is the research arm of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and one of the principle research enterprises at the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest hospital.  KITE is the world leader in the field of the complex rehabilitation research.  Our scientists and staff are dedicated to improving the lives of people living with the effects of disability, illness and aging.

KITE’s areas of focus include prevention, restoration of function, enhanced participation and independent living.  Our researchers are actively engaging industrial partners to develop new and impactful treatments, devices and products. We are also gathering evidence that guides changes to policy and public opinion. 

We are a proud member of UHN, the top ranked hospital in Canada and home to world-class students and scientists, most of whom are primarily affiliated with various faculties at the University of Toronto.  

At KITE, our mission is to be a trailblazer in research, education, knowledge translation and clinical application.