Medicine by Design is expanding its regenerative medicine research portfolio with the addition of four multi-disciplinary, multi-institution projects. “These team projects build on Medicine by Design’s successes over its first three years and will strengthen the University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals as a global centre for regenerative medicine,” said Michael Sefton, executive director of Medicine by Design.
'We think we can really accelerate the field and its capacity to improve lives'
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
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.
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
Researchers seek to overcome lingering challenges and clear the way for improvements in management of the disease
From designer microbes to stem cells, Medicine by Design researchers pioneer strategies to treat bowel disease
Diverse approaches aim to harness intestinal stem cells to boost the body’s natural healing ability and perhaps even grow replacement tissue in a dish
Neuroscience meets computer science in this Medicine by Design team project
Interdisciplinary research team tackles remaining hurdles to using stem cells to reverse heart failure
Medicine by Design-funded project aims to fast-track cardiac cell therapy to clinical trials
Two multidisciplinary teams take different approaches to overcome compatibility hurdles.
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.
Read about three Medicine by Design-funded team projects that are unlocking the power of stem cells to better understand and treat neurological diseases.