Dr Santerre appointed Baxter Chair of Health Technology and Commercialization

Dr Paul Santerre has been appointed the Baxter Chair of Health Technology and Commercialization, created through a $2.5 million -investment by the Baxter Corporation to the University Health Network to drive entrepreneurship and commercialization initiatives at both the University Health Network and the University of Toronto. Read more about his appointment here.

Santerre lab member Jeremy Antonyshyn presents his research at the 15th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science

Supported by an IBBME Wildcat Voyageur Scholarship, PhD candidate Jeremy Antonyshyn attends the 15th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science in Miami, Florida to present his research on the endothelial plasticity of adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells. 

Lab Member Eric Wins Prestigious Heart & Stroke Scholarship

Santerre lab member and PhD transfer candidate Eric Tawagi is the lab's first winner of a Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence Studentship award, valued at $15,000 CAD. Eric's project involves developing polyurethane nanoparticles for delivery of growth factors to ischemic vascular tissue. 

Congratulations are also in order for Eric as he has recently been elected as the U of T Biomedical Engineering Students Association (BESA) Vice President of Professional Development! He's looking to communicating with IBBME alumni for career development events.