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BME welcomes new faculty member Professor Lueder Kahrs

July 1, 2022 | Professor Lueder Alexander Kahrs has officially joined the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME) as an Assistant Professor on July 1st, 2022.

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A Leap into the Future: Assistant Professor Michael Garton on the promise of synthetic biology

June 21, 2022 | The Leap into the Future series looks at emerging areas or aspects of regenerative medicine.

Here’s How Toronto Researchers are Engineering Human Tissue to Improve Surgery Recovery Times

June 20, 2022 | Professor of Biomedical Engineering Milica Radisic is at the forefront of cutting-edge research in functional tissue engineering.

Celebrating the 38th Student Research Conference (ToBE)

June 20, 2022 | This marks one of the longest-running student research conferences at the University of Toronto. This was followed by an award ceremony dinner at the Royal Ontario Museum.

BME June Convocation Lunch 2022

June 16, 2022 | Congratulations to all students convocating from UofT Engineering this year. At BME, we had the opportunity to celebrate this milestone with some of our graduating students at an intimate lunch. We can’t wait to see the next steps in their journey!

Grads to Watch – Sayeh Bayat

June 14, 2022 | Dr. Sayeh Bayat, a recent graduate from Dr. Alex Mihalidis lab, was featured as one of the Grads to Watch.

Four CRANIA scientists receive funding for projects through UofT’s joint EMHSeed program

June 13, 2022 | Dr. Jose Zariffa and Kei Masani are two of the recipients of EMHSeed, valued at $60,000/year for two years.

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Dr. Alison McGuigan inducted as a fellow into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 13, 2022 | Dr. Alison McGuigan inducted as a fellow into the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

Dr. Craig Simmons inducted as a fellow into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 13, 2022 | Dr. Craig Simmons’ distinguished contribution in engineering has earned him a place as a fellow in the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

Faces of BME – Amin Kamaleddin Ezabadi

June 9, 2022 | As a recent graduate from Steven Prescott’s lab, Amin Kamaleddin Ezabadi developed therapeutics for neurological diseases. Meanwhile, Amin took on a leadership role as Graduate Student Governor at UofT.

The Healing Power of a Smile

June 7, 2022 | a team led by Institute Director Dr. Milos R. Popovic is working to treat patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) by using a therapeutic method called Functional Electrical Stimulation Therapy (FEST)

U of T researchers awarded 20 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

June 3, 2022 | Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez was one of the BME faculty members awarded the Canadian Research Chair this year.

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