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U of T grad Ben Ouyang wants to answer the ‘questions that matter most to patients and their families’

August 17, 2022 | Dr. Ben Ouyang shares his journey in medicine, how mentorship inspired his research in cancer nanomedicine and what his future holds.

Faces of BME – Shaurya Gupta

August 17, 2022 | For his research, Shaurya Gupta aims to develop imaging and robotic technology to facilitate the regeneration of severed nerve fibres. In his spare time, he pursues his passion for sailing.

U of T Engineering team designs new hydrogel that opens pathways to more targeted cancer treatments

July 28, 2022 | A team of U of T Engineering researchers, led by Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, BME, Donnelly), has designed a new way to grow cells in a laboratory that enables them to better emulate cancerous tumours.

Faces of BME – Amber Xue

July 14, 2022 | Having exposure to biomedical sciences at a young age, Amber Xue continued her passion for clinical research at Molly Shoichet’s lab. She is also actively engaged in knowledge translation from academia to industry.

BME PhD Candidate receives WFIRM Young Investigator Award

July 13, 2022 | Erik Jacques was one of the recipients of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine Young Investigator Award.

Reverse engineering the heart: U of T Engineering team creates bioartificial left ventricle

July 8, 2022 | U of T Engineering researchers have grown a small-scale model of a human left heart ventricle in the lab. The bioartificial tissue construct is made with living heart cells and beats strongly enough to pump fluid inside a bioreactor.

Applying scientific rigor in the beauty and wellness industry

July 7, 2022 | David Zhang obtained a MASc in 2016. In 2021, David and his colleagues founded Revela, a startup company that aims to use the latest advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and biotechnology to create better consumer products.

New academic-industry partnership aims to lower the cost of cultivated meat

July 6, 2022 | A mixed filling dumpling with Myo Palate’s cultivated pork and store-bought vegetable ingredients. The company has partnered with U of T Engineering professor Michael Garton (BME) on a project to further advance their technology.

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.

Portrait of Michael Garton

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.

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