U of T researchers develop new generation CAR T-cells for cancer therapy
With CAR T-cell therapy one of the promising technologies emerging in targeted cancer treatment, University of Toronto scientists have taken a step forward in improving the potential effectiveness of this therapeutic approach.
U of T's Janet Rossant named one of five L’Oréal-UNESCO outstanding women in science
One of Canada’s leading stem cell researchers, Professor Janet Rossant, will be honoured by UNESCO and the L'Oréal Foundation as one of five outstanding female scientists from around the world.
Three U of T faculty land on Canada's top 40 under 40 list
Three University of Toronto faculty members – all working on critical health research – made Canada’s celebrated Top 40 Under 40 list this year.
Gairdner Awards honour seven wonders of the world of medical science
This year's Gairdner Awards are acknowledging pioneers in vaccines, pediatric care, nuclear magnetic resonance and more. Here's how their achievements have changed your world
JDRF Funds U of T Engineering Research to Improve Cell Transplantation to Treat Type 1 Diabetes
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 12, 2016) - JDRF and the University of Toronto are supporting research that will help improve islet transplantation and make the procedure more widely available for patients living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).U of T Engineering Professor Michael Sefton was awarded $1.1 million ($845,135 USD) to...
Science startups make research faster, cheaper, more accurate
Three small Canadian firms are helping scientists to keep pace with cost-effective advances in their fields
New partnership brings Toronto researchers together to better understand the molecular origins of breast cancer
Researchers from the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital have enlisted the help of OICR’s Transformative Pathology Program in their ongoing research to identify common biomarkers for breast cancer – and ultimately to better diagnose and target treatment for patients.
U of T to sequence genomes of 10,000 people per year: “Information is the new oil,” say University of Toronto scientists
The University of Toronto today launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year – positioning Toronto as a leader in the global race to understand complex diseases.