The Medicine by Design-funded researchers awarded come from disciplines that include stem cell biology, neuroscience and biomedical engineering.
Medicine by Design-funded researchers develop a new tool for scooping contents of individual cells from their local environment
Scientists can now select individual cells from their local environment & study their molecular contents. The new tool will enable a deeper study of stem cells and other rare cell types for diagnostics & therapy.
Seven funded projects poised to impact many diseases including cystic fibrosis, ALS and vision loss.
A team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Toronto has delayed the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in mice. They are cautiously optimistic that this research, which was funded in part by a Medicine by Design 2018 New Ideas Award, combined with other clinical advances, points to a potential treatment for ALS in humans.