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Medicine by Design invests $1 million in Convergent Working Group projects to integrate new strands of inquiry and expand its community across sectors

Six new projects will focus on equity, commercialization policy, new regenerative medicine applications and more

By |2023-06-05T14:10:43-04:00June 5th, 2023|Categories: Awards, News|Tags: , , |

Teams focused on cell therapy and diagnostics win first and second place at the Building a Biotech Venture Pitch Competition

Myoxa Therapeutics and Specifix Dx win the Building a Biotech Venture Pitch Competition

A blood test to screen for heart disease

Phyllis Billia is part of a Medicine by Design team working on a screening tool that can predict the risk of cardiac disease and other inflammatory diseases of aging using only a blood test. Billia is a heart failure specialist, and the director of research at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network (UHN). Read more.

By |2023-05-02T09:18:40-04:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: 5 ways, Mini|Tags: |

Understanding plaque build-up in the arteries

Plaque build-up in the arteries can be dangerous, often leading to a blocked artery and heart or arterial disease. Researcher Clinton Robbins, who leads a Medicine by Design team project, is focusing on how immune cells, primarily two types called monocytes and macrophages, contribute to this problem. Read more.

By |2023-05-02T12:06:15-04:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: 5 ways, Mini|Tags: |

Using stem cells to prevent heart failure

A team led by Michael Laflamme, a clinician-scientist at the McEwen Stem Cell Institute at UHN, is developing a novel injectable cell therapy to repair hearts damaged by heart attack or disease. Made from stem cells, the therapy targets scar tissue, back into muscle. Eventually, this therapy could replace the need for a heart transplant. Read more.

By |2023-05-02T12:01:07-04:00April 21st, 2023|Categories: 5 ways, Mini|Tags: |

Medicine by Design to be flagship partner in a state-of-the-art training program for next generation regenerative medicine leaders

New program to offer broad training in regenerative medicine including the integration of Medicine by Design's entrepreneurship and commercialization programs.

By |2023-04-19T10:15:01-04:00April 18th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |
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