Posts Tagged: Molly Shoichet

New Models for Eye Disease

A research team at UHN's Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute in collaboration with the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto (U of T) has discovered that transplanted retinal cells can share essential materials with host cells in the lab, offering a promising avenue for delivering therapies directly to damaged areas of the eye.

Canadian Hub for Health Intelligence and Innovation in Infectious Diseases awarded $72 million to strengthen talent development and health intelligence

One of the CBRF-funded programs is the Biomanufacturing Hub Network, an immersive talent development program based at the University of Toronto led by U of T University Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, BME) along with Darius Rackus, an assistant professor of chemistry and biology at Toronto Metropolitan University, and Gilbert Walker, a professor of chemistry at U of T.

Getting LIT: An alumni profile with Professor Jeffrey Karp

Professor Jeffrey Karp earned his PhD in collaboration with BME at the University of Toronto in 2004. Focusing on the philosophy of translation, he has since become a professor at Harvard Medical School, translating many of his research topics into commercially viable products – ranging from nasal sprays for disinfection to bioadhesive tapes used in surgery. Professor Karp recently published his first book, "LIT: Life Ignition Tools," discussing insights and advice gleaned from conversations with internationally renowned experts on building new habits.

Faces of BME – Amber Xue

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.
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