Posts Tagged: COVID19
August 5, 2021 | Dr. Omar Khan discuses Delta variant concerns being raised as Canada with Sonia Deol on Global News.
August 4, 2021 | Derek Watt completed his Master of Applied Science (MASc) degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2007. Now working as the Director of Commercial Products at Thornhill Medical, Derek is part of a team that designs, builds, and supplies a robust line of field-ready respiratory devices. Thornhill Medical’s products are specifically designed for military, field hospital, transport medical and first responder teams.
July 23, 2021 | Dr. Omar Khan and George Lagogianes discussing the merits & concerns of vaccine passports, why 2 doses matter, & why Canada's policies are inevitably tied to the global COVID-19 situation.
June 11, 2021 | Researchers at the University of Toronto (Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Donnelly Centre for Biomolecular Research) in collaboration with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Public Health Ontario, and Mt. Sinai Hospital have engineered a diagnostic test with a smartphone reader to surveil and track COVID-19 patients.
May 19, 2021 | Breakfast Television: Dr. Omar Khan, a professor of biomedical engineering, to talk about the province expanding vaccine eligibility to all adults.
March 18, 2021 | As Canada races to vaccinate its citizens amid an increase in variant infections, writer Liz Do spoke to Professor Omar F. Khan (BME), an immunoengineering expert. Khan, whose lab designs nanotechnology devices that can deliver RNA technology to cells for better disease treatment, explains common concerns and questions around COVID-19 vaccines.
October 13, 2020 | A U of T Engineering spinoff company has donated its entire stock of skin-care product to health-care workers fighting the global pandemic.
September 25, 2020 | Kramay Patel started the Stitch4Corona initiative: a community-based initiative which provided face masks to the Greater Toronto Area’s (GTA) frontline heroes and the most vulnerable populations to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 15, 2020 | IBBME student partners with Toronto makers to aid in COVID19 equipment production and hospital R&D projects
May 4, 2020 | Testing for viruses is not a new science, but the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the bottlenecks in established methods. Now, a team led by Professor Leo Chou (IBBME) is pursuing a non-traditional approach that, if successful, could lead to simpler, faster tests.
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