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Innovation and science minister lauds Medicine by Design on regenerative medicine advances

'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

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

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

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.

By |2019-11-28T14:44:47-05:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Trainees pitch business ideas as part of Medicine by Design communications workshop

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

By |2019-11-22T12:04:15-05:00June 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meet Medicine by Design’s 2019 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award winners

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

By |2019-11-22T12:12:48-05:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Awards, Post-Doctoral Fellowships|Tags: , , , |

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

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.

By |2019-11-22T12:11:20-05:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: New Ideas, News, Research, Team Projects|Tags: , , |