Research

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: , |

How the first “map” of the human liver came together through a collaboration sown by Medicine by Design

Believed to be the first time a human organ has been charted at the single-cell level, the research illuminates the basic biology of the liver in ways that could eventually increase the success of transplant surgery and enable viable regenerative medicine treatments for liver disease.

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 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.