Peter Zandstra, Executive Director of Medicine by Design, has been appointed a University Professor, the University of Toronto's highest academic rank.
Regenerative medicine is the way of the future for Canadian health care, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says, and two new initiatives are helping strengthen the commitment of U of T and its partners to stem cell research and manufacturing.
Professor Peter Zandstra and Professor Molly Shoichet talk about Medicine by Design.
Read a primer on Medicine by Design.
The University of Toronto is set to cement its position as one of the world’s leading centres for the design and manufacture of cells, tissues and organs that can be used to treat degenerative disease, thanks to a $114-million grant from the federal government.