'Your research will have a transformational impact on how we treat many common diseases, such as stroke, diabetes and liver failure, creating better health outcomes for all Canadians,' Bains tells annual symposium
'We think we can really accelerate the field and its capacity to improve lives'
Medicine by Design to accelerate regenerative medicine discovery and translation with new $20-million investment
Projects to advance stem cell and gene therapy, enhance understanding of how the body repairs itself, and generate new technologies that will propel the field for decades
A new platform brings together genome editing with magnetic cell sorting to reveal new drug targets for cancer and regenerative medicine
Accounting for sex differences could be key for the development of better treatments as drug shows promise for brain repair in females only
Toronto investigators part of international team receiving $4-million (U.S.) award from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
The project, part of the Human Cell Atlas, seeks to build a more complete map of the human liver and is a “direct extension” of the work the Toronto team has already done with support from Medicine by Design
Professor Shulamit Levenberg will serve as Medicine by Design’s first Scholar in Residence from July 15 to August 15, 2019.
International workshop tackles key policy questions around the adoption of regenerative medicine therapies
More than 40 academics, clinicians, policy-makers and industry leaders from Canada and the U.K. participated in the Challenges in the Adoption of Regenerative Medicine Therapies (CHART) workshop on June 24 and 25, 2019.
The competition was the culmination of Medicine by Design’s “Pitching Science” workshop, a six-week long program for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and research associates
Awards support high-calibre post-doctoral fellows at the University of Toronto and affiliated hospitals who have outstanding potential to become independent researchers in regenerative medicine
Medicine by Design invests $1.2 million in new ideas to advance regenerative medicine research and translation
Nine funded projects span synthetic biology, computational modelling, immunoengineering and organoids
Brown brings to the position more than 14 years of experience at the intersection of research, commercialization and business development.
Organ plays many vital roles, including cleaning blood, helping digest food and making essential proteins for the body.
Wrap-up and photo gallery from the third annual Medicine by Design symposium.
Medicine by Design researchers featured in Science story on reprogramming cells into neurons to treat brain injury
Cindi Morshead and Maryam Faiz talk about the work they presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.