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News and stories

Two BME faculty members were awarded the Accelerate Seed Grant and Accelerate Moonshot grant

February 29, 2024

Milica Radisic and Leo Chou are two BME faculty members who were awarded the Accelerate Seed Grant and Accelerate Moonshot grant, as a part of a $1.2 million total funding from the Acceleration Consortium

Faces of BME – Ferdinand (Reke) Avikpe

February 29, 2024

Ferdinand (Reke) Avikpe, originally from Warri, Nigeria, came to Canada at 15 to pursue undergraduate degrees at the University of Winnipeg. Now he is pursuing AI research, focusing on computational models of stem cell differentiation under Dr. Cristina Amon at the University of Toronto.

Faces of BME – Isdora Msigwa

February 28, 2024

Meet Isdora Msigwa, a Mastercard Foundation scholar hailing from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, currently pursuing her MEng degree at the University of Toronto. Upon completing her studies, Isdora envisions herself thriving in the dynamic field of healthcare consulting, leveraging her expertise as both an R&D engineer and a Business Development Specialist within pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Faces of BME – Jemila Abdulai

February 27, 2024

Meet Jemila Abdulai, a vibrant member of the biomedical engineering community at the University of Toronto. Her aspirations upon graduating from the MEng program include venturing into the medical device industry, where she aims to apply her skills and knowledge for meaningful contributions.

Research streams

Clinical

BME’s clinical engineers design technologies, devices and strategies for people with chronic disease, traumatic injury, disabilities and mobility limitations to help them integrate more fully with their environment.

Cell & Tissue

Research that has the potential to change how we think about disease and aging is happening at BME. Regenerative medicine uses stem cells and biomaterials to repair, replace or regenerate damaged tissue, organ structures and function.

Molecular

BME researchers are advancing disease detection, customizing drug delivery and improving health-care outcomes with faster and more precise technologies and systems.

Research & professional degrees

Doctor of Philosophy

Research degree that exposes candidates to cutting-edge research in a laboratory

Master of Applied Science

Research degree that exposes candidates to cutting-edge research in a laboratory

Master of Engineering

Professional degree that exposes candidates to biomedical device design to commercialization

Student stories

We interviewed our students about what inspires them in research and extracurricular activities. Here are some of the faces of Biomedical Engineering: