Profile: Omar F. Khan, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

CCRM, the publisher of Signals, has enhanced its long-standing relationship with the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design through a new strategic alliance. This profile is one in a series of profiles that feature “people” of Medicine by Design. Some minor edits may have been made to the original published version. Omar F. Khan, Assistant...

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Profile: Sushant Singh, PhD candidate, University of Toronto

CCRM, the publisher of Signals, has enhanced its long-standing relationship with the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design through a new strategic alliance. This profile is one in a series of profiles that feature “people” of Medicine by Design. Some minor edits may have been made to the original published version. Sushant Singh, PhD candidate,...

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Profile: Melanie Woodin, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto

CCRM, the publisher of Signals, has enhanced its long-standing relationship with the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design through a new strategic alliance. This profile is one in a series of profiles that feature “people” of Medicine by Design. Some minor edits may have been made to the original published version. Melanie Woodin, Dean, Faculty...

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Profile: Nabanita Nawar, CEO HDAX Therapeutics

CCRM, the publisher of Signals, has enhanced its long-standing relationship with the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design through a new strategic alliance. This profile is one in a series of proflies that feature “people” of Medicine by Design. Some minor edits may have been made to the original published version. Nabanita Nawar, PhD “When...

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Profile: Ashton Trotman-Grant, Founder Karyo Studios

CCRM, the publisher of Signals, has enhanced its long-standing relationship with the University of Toronto’s Medicine by Design through a new strategic alliance. This profile is one in a series of profiles that feature “people of Medicine by Design.” Some minor edits may have been made to the original published version. Ashton Trotman-Grant, PhD “I...

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Assembloids to model sensory neurological pathways

Diagram courtesy of Dr. Sergiu Paşca, Stanford University In current organoid technologies, human pluripotent stem cells are guided to differentiate into 3D structures that resemble the corresponding human in-vivo organ, which allows researchers the opportunity to study the organ’s specific cells and function. However, organoids are limited by their inability to mimic circuits or interactions...

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Regenerative Medicine News Under the Microscope – February and March 2024

Regenerative Medicine News Under the Microscope is back! Thank you all for your patience as I wrapped up my PhD; the hiatus is officially over. We’re celebrating the return of this feature with a double header covering regenerative medicine research highlights from both February and March. Representative amniotic fluid-derived lung organoids. Cells are immunofluorescently stained...

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Right Turn: Canadian connections to 2024 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Dr. Michel Sadelain, the “inventor of T cells” and a graduate of the University of Alberta, has won the 2024 Breakthrough Prize in life sciences. After completing his medical degree at the University of Paris, Dr. Sadelain earned his PhD in immunology at the University of Alberta, before moving to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

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Right Turn: Thinking about cell-based meat on World Water Day

Today is World Water Day, an observance that the United Nations has been recognizing since 1993. What does water have to do with regenerative medicine? Stick with me. (And no, I’m not going to talk about hydrogels.) World Water Day was established to raise awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe...

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Thoughts on the future of artificial intelligence in health care and biomanufacturing

Meighan Atkinson is the Communications Coordinator at CCRM. Meighan recently completed her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Toronto, majoring in Professional Writing & Communications. Through her studies and contributions to The Medium as Staff Writer, Meighan discovered an interest in science communications.   “Women in AI: Shaping tomorrow’s techscape” panel at...

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