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Testing Continues at Faculty of Medicine as Prep for Lab Retrofits Gets Underway

The University of Toronto is reviewing recent incidents where testing showed asbestos fibres in samples of dust found in lab-related rooms in the Medical Sciences Building (MSB) on the St. George Campus.
Mar 23 / 2017

Purple Day and the Future of Epilepsy Care

As we near Purple Day, an annual international celebration held on March 26 to spread epilepsy awareness, research is leading to improved epilepsy therapies – with deep brain stimulation and early-detection leading the way.
Mar 23 / 2017

Privilege 101: Understanding Privilege & Oppression

Dismantling the social structures that give advantage (or privilege) to some and disadvantage to others is complicated work. But for Professor Stephanie Nixon, it is a necessary and ongoing part of working toward health equity for all people.
Mar 23 / 2017

Medicine in Dangerous Times

From its earliest days, the students, professors and alumni of this Faculty have sought to deliver medical care in the midst of adversity. Among the most well-known is Dr. Norman Bethune, who interrupted his medical studies to join the No. 2 Field Ambulance Medical Corps at the outbreak of the First World War.
Mar 21 / 2017

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