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U of T Engineering researchers design ‘training gym’ for lab-grown heart cells

January 24, 2019 | Heart muscle cells need exercise — even when they grow outside the human body. A new device designed by U of T Engineering researchers uses a rigorous training regimen to grow small amounts of cardiac tissue and measure how strongly it beats.

Leo Chou joins IBBME as assistant professor

January 15, 2019 | Dr. Leo Chou joined the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) as an assistant professor.

U of T Engineering partners with NRC to commercialize biomedical innovations

November 26, 2018 | U of T Engineering is partnering with Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) to create a national innovation hub focused on microfluidics.

New PhD Cameron Stewart fills a gap through health tech start-up Mesosil

November 8, 2018 | With his PhD from the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) fresh in hand, Cameron Stewart, CEO of health technology start-up Mesosil, wants to revolutionize your fillings. 

Alumnus wins Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence

October 24, 2018 | Alumnus Dr. Alphonsus Ng is the recipient of this year’s Douglas R. Colton Award for Research Excellence.

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Senior Scientist Alex Mihailidis makes the case for continued funding of @AGEWELL_NCE, Canada's Technology and Aging Network, which brings together researchers, government and industry to develop new technologies that benefit seniors.

Read more → https://t.co/FjsP0WY4TC https://t.co/4ntAa3PuEO
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IBBME Professor Azadeh Kushki @AzadehKushki will be talking about women in STEM at the Ontario Science Centre on February 10th. Check it out! https://t.co/WKvY3tenct
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Holland Bloorview @HBKidsHospital
To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 10, check out this special programming at @OntScienceCtr! Featuring @AzadehKushki @mathurahravi @rimabrek @22inspired #womenintech #womeninstem #scienceneedswomen https://t.co/3zwEIPZwmS https://t.co/v8pyR4XMF0

From cofounding @r2rnow to curating “Artful Science,” an exhibit that turns microscope images into art, Professor @MollyShoichet ( @ChemEngUofT, @IBBME_UofT) continues to champion science outreach and collaboration. 🔬  https://t.co/gUI0KrvMOR

Announced today by @KirstyDuncanMP and @GenomeCanada, Professor Aaron Wheeler of the @Wheeler_Lab will receive $3m in funding to develop a safe, inexpensive, and non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test. https://t.co/fQcKCXMuM0 https://t.co/xXeFKw7muL ibbme_uoft photo

Interesting talk today by Dr. Dolatshahi ( @sepiddsh) at the @ibbme_uoft seminar talking about systems approaches to investigate and engineer glycosylated antibodies 👩‍🔬⚗️🧫📈 #scicomm https://t.co/BJuzNV1al2 ibbme_uoft photo

Calendar

Feb
19
Tue
1:00 pm Faculty Search Seminar – Antigen... @ RS211
Faculty Search Seminar – Antigen... @ RS211
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Faculty Search Seminar - Antigen-Glycopolymer Conjugates:  Engineering Immunity and Tolerance @ RS211
Scott Wilson, PhD Abstract:  Since Edward Jenner first used puss from cowpox lesions to inoculate children against smallpox in the late 1700’s, scientist have sought to develop antigen-specific immunotherapies (ASI)s that bias the immune response... Read more »
Feb
20
Wed
10:00 am Towards a Multimodal Spectroscop... @ TGH Conference Room, Gerrard Wing 1-538
Towards a Multimodal Spectroscop... @ TGH Conference Room, Gerrard Wing 1-538
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Presenter: Dr. Frederic Leblond, Polytechnique Montréal
3:30 pm Ask a Stem Cell Scientist Facebo... @ Live on Facebook
Ask a Stem Cell Scientist Facebo... @ Live on Facebook
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
For more information go here: https://oirm.ca/event/ask-a-stem-cell-scientist-facebook-live/?instance_id=34 Presenter: Dr. Cindi Morshead, U of T
4:00 pm Graduate Seminar: Birol Ay (PhD)... @ GB220
Graduate Seminar: Birol Ay (PhD)... @ GB220
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Title: Hyperglycemia Compromises Bone Formation by Depleting the Osteoprogenitor Pool and Reducing Mineralized Matrix Production Theme: Biomaterials, tissue engineering & regenerative medicine Abstract: Background: Hyperglycemia has been associated with an increased risk of dental implant... Read more »
Feb
21
Thu
9:45 am Clinical Translation Workshop – ... @ MaRS Discovery District, Event Room CR-3
Clinical Translation Workshop – ... @ MaRS Discovery District, Event Room CR-3
Feb 21 @ 9:45 am – 4:00 pm
For more information go here: https://oirm.ca/event/clinical-translation-workshop-manufacturing-reimbursement-and-running-a-clinical-trial/?instance_id=22