New Medicine by Design-funded method for testing muscle repair in a dish to impact development of stem cell-based therapies

Scientists at the University of Toronto have discovered a novel way to test self-repair of skeletal muscle, a method with the potential to accelerate treatments for diseases like muscular dystrophy.

By |2021-10-08T16:25:45-04:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Meet Medicine by Design’s 2019 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award winners

Awards support high-calibre post-doctoral fellows at the University of Toronto and affiliated hospitals who have outstanding potential to become independent researchers in regenerative medicine

By |2020-04-29T13:42:52-04:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Awards, Post-Doctoral Fellowships|Tags: , , , |

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 |2020-04-29T13:51:14-04:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: 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 |2019-11-25T15:51:31-05:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: New Ideas|Tags: , |
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