Awards

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

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 |2019-05-17T12:16:21-04:00May 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 |2018-11-16T09:29:36-04:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: New Ideas, News, Research, Team Projects|Tags: , , |

Medicine by Design-funded researchers devise new strategy to improve the safety of cell therapies

Finding inspiration from an unlikely source, a team led by Andras Nagy at Sinai Health System has an answer for one of the most pressing questions in cell therapy: how to ensure its safety

By |2018-11-16T09:32:07-04:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Awards, News, Research, Team Projects|Tags: , |

Meet Medicine by Design’s 2018 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 |2018-06-25T11:50:19-04:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Awards, Post-Doctoral Fellowships|Tags: , , , |

Medicine by Design awards $1 million to advance new ideas in regenerative medicine

Funded projects are investigating new approaches to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, skeletal muscle injuries, stroke and Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and improve the success of blood stem cell transplants

By |2018-06-13T11:44:43-04:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: New Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

Research team harnesses engineering, biology and medicine in effort to stimulate muscle to fix itself

Project explores whether a novel biomaterial scaffold can coax stem cells that are already present in the muscle to spring into action to heal traumatic injuries.

By |2018-04-16T13:28:23-04:00July 25th, 2017|Categories: Research, Team Projects|Tags: , |

Medicine by Design pushes frontiers of stem cell research with $1.8 million investment in new tools and devices and in emerging researchers

Six innovative projects investigating the application of new tools and devices to regenerative medicine and four outstanding post-doctoral fellows receive awards.

By |2017-11-17T10:14:52-04:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Awards, New Ideas|Tags: , , , , |