PRiME and Medicine By Design co-host the Cell and Gene Therapies Innovations Showcase

Over the past two weeks, PRiME partnered with Medicine by Design to host a virtual Cell and Gene Therapies Innovation Showcase, highlighting novel strategies and enabling technologies poised to advance the field.

By |2021-07-26T10:54:59-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Three regenerative medicine experts join the Medicine by Design community through the New Investigators program

Three investigators join a cohort of 15 faculty members who have been supported by Medicine by Design’s New Investigators program.

HDAX Therapeutics receives $25,000 in research funding at Medicine by Design pitch competition

Thanks to this team’s effective storytelling, sound science and clear pathway to translation, HDAX was chosen by the judges to receive research funding.

By |2021-05-28T12:29:38-04:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: News, Translation|Tags: , , , , |

Medicine by Design-funded PhD student exchange to offer international training opportunity that accelerates leukemia research

The doctoral exchange is part of a larger partnership called the Leukemia Consortium, which seeks to generate a comprehensive data set pertaining to human blood stem cells and the leukemia that originates from them.

By |2021-05-19T14:54:01-04:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: News|

Medicine by Design-funded scientists discover a new stem cell property that could enhance life-saving blood stem cell transplants

Researchers say the findings lay groundwork that could lead to methods for expanding stem cell numbers from donated cord blood biobanks to improve availability for people with leukemia.

Six trainee-led teams to compete for $25,000 in research funding at Medicine by Design’s Building a Biotech Venture Pitch Competition

Teams were selected because of the strength of their concepts, which all have potential to make a positive contribution to the regenerative medicine-related ecosystem.

By |2021-05-13T16:46:10-04:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: News|

Medicine by Design prepares the ground for the future of regenerative medicine with $3-million Grand Questions investment

Medicine by Design hopes to enable transformative advances through its Grand Questions Program, which is investing $3 million to prepare for the future of regenerative medicine.

By |2021-05-14T16:53:41-04:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Grand Questions, News|

New research shows diabetes drug could provide brain protection to children who get radiation for brain tumours

Thanks to funding from Medicine by Design, a University of Toronto scientist and her team are closer to finding a way to protect the brain from damage for children who must be treated with cranial radiation.

Workshop series aims to foster healthy environments and inclusion in Medicine by Design labs

Investigators and trainees from Medicine by Design-funded labs are invited to participate in workshops focused on fostering lab environments that support the inclusion and well-being of all members.

By |2021-03-25T11:13:37-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Healthy & Inclusive Labs, News|Tags: , , |

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 |2021-05-07T09:25:36-04:00January 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: , |
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