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Medicine by Design-funded foundational technology grows into biotech success story: Notch Therapeutics closes an $85 million Series A financing

Medicine by Design-funded research program that aims to generate next-generation immunomodulation therapies has seeded a Canadian biotechnology success story with the closing of an $85-million (U.S.) Series A financing.

By |2021-02-11T16:40:53-05:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Pivotal Experiment Fund to accelerate Medicine by Design-funded research toward impact

Medicine by Design's $4-million Pivotal Experiment Fund aims to bridge one of the critical gaps in the “valley of death” between a research discovery and a translatable therapy.

Building a Biotech Venture to help Medicine by Design trainees take first steps toward entrepreneurship

New partnership with Health Innovation Hub offers a focused workshop, expert mentoring, and pitch competition with up to $25,000 in funding on offer to further develop product or venture

By |2021-01-15T11:15:24-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

People of Medicine by Design: Dr. Phyllis Billia

"I’m really interested in understanding why and how the heart fails, and how we can help the heart to regenerate itself. As a cardiologist who looks after patients with end-stage heart failure waiting for heart transplants and mechanical hearts, it’s really important to me to think outside the box about these questions."

By |2021-01-11T21:40:21-05:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: News, People of Medicine by Design|Tags: , |

Medicine by Design symposium highlights importance of convergence in advancing regenerative medicine and human health

Medicine by Design’s 5th Annual Symposium on Dec. 7 and 8 attracted more than 500 registrants from across North America, and focused on the theme of better science through convergence – the integration of approaches from engineering, science, medicine and other fields to expand knowledge and spark innovation.  

By |2021-01-11T21:43:05-05:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: News|

Mapping out the mystery of blood stem cells

Using state-of-the art sequencing technology, Medicine by Design-funded scientists have revealed how stem cells are able to generate new blood cells throughout our life, and how these same cellular mechanisms can evade chemotherapy to survive and cause relapse many years later.

By |2020-11-25T17:16:40-05:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: News, Research|Tags: , , |
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