Posts Tagged: Industry
A team of U of T Engineering researchers, led by Professor Omar F. Khan (BME), has partnered with biotechnology company Moderna to develop next-generation RNA platform technologies.
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.
June 2, 2022 | Azane Therapeutics, made up of members from the Omar F. Khan lab, was the second-place team at the Building a Biotech Venture Pitch Competition.
September 24, 2021 | From crowdsourcing new treatments for rare diseases to catalyzing the work of urban planners, five worthy ideas are one step closer to commercial viability after Hatchery Demo Day 2021, held virtually throughout the week of September 13 – 17, 2021. A total of 17 teams competed in the Hatchery NEST process, an experiential learning opportunity that instills and nurtures an entrepreneurial mindset in participating U of T students and faculty.
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.
May 7, 2021 | A new partnership between the University of Toronto and the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research is forging new collaborations and designing new technologies to reimagine how high-quality, digital approaches to heart failure can be equitably delivered to all Canadians.
February 25, 2021 | Graduated in 2019 with a PhD in Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, Dr. Ahil Ganesh is now a senior research scientist at Spark Therapeutics, working on gene therapies.
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 3, 2020 | Graduated in 2019 with a PhD in biomedical engineering, Peter Aldridge continued his passion in developing and engineering novel therapeutics for stem cell therapies at BlueRock Therapeutics in Toronto. Here he shares some of his insights on applying biomedical engineering concepts in an industry position.
December 10, 2019 | Sarah Sarabadani, Michael Li, and Marija Cotic worked in different Biomedical Engineering labs at the University of Toronto. Now they have all converged at Klick Health, a rapidly growing healthcare marketing and commercialization agency, headquartered in Toronto. We sat down to talk about their day-to-day activities and how they were able to leverage their skills to transition into non-traditional healthcare roles.
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