Cutting-edge neural reprogramming strategy could transform the future of MS treatment
A research team is advancing two approaches to enhance neuroplasticity in the brain to regenerate cells lost or damaged by stroke.
Medicine by Design-funded researchers re-engineer enzyme that could help reverse damage from spinal cord injury and stroke
New version is more stable than the protein that occurs in nature, and could lead to new treatments for reversing nerve damage caused by traumatic injury or stroke.
U of T and SickKids researchers demonstrate drug stimulation of neural stem cell repair leads to promising impact on treatment of childhood brain injury in survivors of brain cancer
Cross-species study shows that Type 2 diabetes drug metformin could change the way childhood brain injury is treated
Accounting for sex differences could be key for the development of better treatments as drug shows promise for brain repair in females only
Neuroscience meets computer science in this Medicine by Design team project
Read about three Medicine by Design-funded team projects that are unlocking the power of stem cells to better understand and treat neurological diseases.
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.