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Celebrating Staff Achievements at the Faculty of Medicine

Earlier this month, the Faculty of Medicine held its fifth annual staff recognition barbeque to celebrate the efforts of the Faculty’s administrative, technical and research staff.
Jul 26 / 2017

Bursting the Bubble: Pre-eclampsia Findings Challenge Previous Theories

New findings from the University of Toronto will shift the direction of future research into the mechanisms behind the most common pregnancy complication: pre-eclampsia.
Jul 25 / 2017

Scientists Enlist Baker’s Yeast to Find New Medicines

One of the hardest parts in drug discovery is pinning down how a medicine actually works in the body. It took nearly 100 years to uncover the molecular target of aspirin, but even with cutting-edge technology, it can take years to untangle how drugs interfere with cells.
Jul 24 / 2017

Summer Program Draws Emerging Stem Cell Researchers from Around the World to U of T

When Aileen Gracias wanted to learn more about creating stem cell therapies and building companies connected to discoveries in regenerative medicine, returning to the University of Toronto was an easy choice.  Gracias, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and biomedical toxicology from U of T in 2011, is one of 12 emerging researchers from universities around the world who have converged in Toronto for Summer by Design, a month-long pilot program hosted by Medicine by Design in collaboration with the Rotman School of Management and Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM). 
Jul 17 / 2017

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