Congratulations goes out to the Cohesys team, who were successful at securing first place at the 2019 RBC Innovation & Entrepreneurship pitch competition during the True Blue Expo hosted in the MaRS Auditorium on Thursday, March 21st.
Congratulations to George Rumman, a past summer student from Dentistry, for his outstanding presentation at the Annual Research Day on February 12th. He was awarded first place in the undergraduate category for a poster presentation on Improved Usability of a Biomimetic Surgical Adhesive for Craniomaxillofacial Fractures.
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.
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.
Funded by an IBBME Wildcat Voyageur Scholarship and a Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement through the NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship, PhD candidate Meghan Wright conducted 6-month research exchange at Harvard Medical School where she had the opportunity to apply a novel microscopy technique to her research. Read about her experience here.
Thank you to our summer students for all your hard work this summer!
Santerre Lab members Michael Lagowski, Eric Tawagi, and Xiaoqing Zhang will be going to Winnipeg to present at the 2017 Canadian Biomaterials Society annual meeting.
Congratulations to Dr. Santerre for receiving the Governor General's Innovation Award.
Yasaman Delaviz and Meghan Wright travelled to Minneapolis, Minnesota to take part in the Society for Biomaterials annual conference last week.