New Ideas

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+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: New Ideas|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+00:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Awards, New Ideas|Tags: , , , , |

Medicine by Design and OIRM invest $1.2 million in technologies and research to advance innovation in regenerative medicine

Twelve targeted projects and two post-doctoral fellowships that are expanding the frontiers of stem cell research will share $1.2 million in funding thanks to programs supported jointly by the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design initiative and the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Tissue culture platform could offer new insights into Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Penney Gilbert hopes to gain new insights into Duchenne muscular dystrophy using a new, three-dimensional tissue culture platform that can grow innervated human muscle in the lab more quickly and efficiently than previous methods.

By |2017-11-17T10:18:08+00:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: New Ideas|Tags: , |