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Building on a Vision to Improve Child Nutrition

With a commitment of $10 million to the U of T Faculty of Medicine’s Centre for Child Nutrition, the Lawsons are accelerating its impact and giving it a new name: The Joannah and Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition 
Apr 12 / 2017

Dream Team Researchers Rally Against Brain Cancer

“We want to help each patient, one by one, but we also want to change the world,” says Professor Peter Dirks, who leads the “Stand Up To Cancer Canada Dream Team,” which focuses on targeting brain cancer stem cells. “We can do that with research.”
Apr 12 / 2017

U of T Researcher Uncovers Staggering Overuse of Medical Care

A new report co-authored by a University of Toronto researcher examined a handful of the most common medical treatments in Canada and found up to 30 per cent were unnecessary.
Apr 12 / 2017

Labs Open at Medical Sciences Building

All labs at the University of Toronto’s Medical Sciences Building are now open, following a report by environmental experts that found two labs that had been closed are safe.
Apr 12 / 2017

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Burnout, suicide, depression, and the emotional effects of mistakes. We address physician wellness in the next issue of UofTMed magazine, out May 23.

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