Organ plays many vital roles, including cleaning blood, helping digest food and making essential proteins for the body.
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.
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.