Awards Kickstart Student Entrepreneurs

At this year’s Health Commercialization Awards, nine teams of U of T students had a chance to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of judges. They were all vying for one of three $5,000 Student Entrepreneurial Fellowships to help them develop their ideas with support from the Health Innovation Hub (H2i).
Oct 24 / 2016

Simulating Surgery for Cleft Palate Repair

Dr. Dale Podolsky, a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery resident at U of T and part of the Surgeon Scientist Training Program pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, is researching ways to improve the surgical process for cleft lip and palate repair. It is the most common birth defect and affects one out of every 700 births worldwide. 
Oct 20 / 2016

Infants in Northern Canada Face the Highest Rates of Respiratory Infection in the World

Infants in Canada’s north are facing alarming rates of respiratory infection, but providing an antibody to all infants will prevent hundreds of hospitalizations of babies in the Arctic and save hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
Oct 18 / 2016

Map Sheds Light on the Culprits Behind Cardiovascular Disease

New study paves the way for future research that could improve diagnosis and drug discovery for heart failure.
Oct 17 / 2016


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