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A Rotating Stage for a Microscope

Software to control a mobility-assistance device…. Have a problem? Solve it with student power. March 11, 2013 IBBME proudly launches two new Biodesign BME 479/489 capstone courses this week, part… Read more »

Lorne Chi – Keeping the Knives Sharp

Former IBBME Grad Lorne Chi Engineers Solutions to Disease in Developing Nations 6 March, 2013 Sometimes it’s not all about the money. Just ask Lorne Chi, who has been working… Read more »

Five U of T Engineers Honoured by the Engineering Institute of Canada

March 4, 2013 | Engineering Professors Paul Chow (ECE), Andrew Goldenberg (MIE), Chul Park (MIE), Shamim Sheikh (CivE) and Yu Sun (MIE) have been recognized by the Engineering Institute of… Read more »

Pour, Shake and Stir

How gold particles, DNA and water have the potential to shape the future of medicine 28 February, 2013 A diagnostic “cocktail” containing a single drop of blood, a dribble of… Read more »

U of T Leads in National Science Awards

February 27, 2013 | Engineering University of Toronto researchers won or shared honours in six of eight prize categories in this year’s awards from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research… Read more »

Warren Chan, global leader in nanotechnology

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship recipient February 27, 2013 | Erin Vollick Warren Chan is a professor at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) at the University of Toronto, where… Read more »

Paul Santerre: making medical devices safer and better

Synergy Award for Innovation February 27, 2013 | Erin Vollick Professor Paul Santerre began his career at the University in 1993 in the Faculty of Dentistry and is a member… Read more »

Engineering Professors Recognized with Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal

February 15, 2013 | Engineering By the end of this year, 60,000 Canadians will have received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of their contributions to Canada…. Read more »

IBBME Staff Changes – February 2013

February 12, 2013 IBBME announces a number of staff transitions this month. Sandy Walker, IBBME’s inestimable Director of Operations, will officially take up a new term position as Director for… Read more »

Game On!

Lego prosthetics the focus of intense competition at annual CUBE Biomedical Engineering Competition February 11, 2013 Daniel Jacobs, VP BMEC (CUBE) with Erin Vollick A foosball-playing prosthetic forearm prototype –… Read more »

Can a Smart Phone Save Lives?

Self-care apps to ease the burden for those with chronic illnesses 7 February, 2013 Researchers at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation – funded jointly by the University Health Network… Read more »

Insception, largest cord blood bank in Canada, joins CCRM Consortium

Professor Peter Zandstra’s start-up steers towards regenerative medicine fast track 6 February, 2013 Stacey Johson Canada’s largest and most established stem cell bank is the newest member of the Centre… Read more »

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