Face of U of T Medicine: Ayodele Odutayo

Ayodele Odutayo knew at a young age he wanted to be a doctor. With the support of a dedicated mother and some strong mentors, he traveled from the British Virgin Islands, to Toronto, to Oxford, before returning to Toronto, where he is now a resident in internal medicine. As U of T Medicine celebrates Black History Month, writer Liam Mitchell spoke to Odutayo about his experience as a medical trainee at U of T.
Feb 14 / 2018

On Being a Black Woman in Medicine

The U.S. border agent looked at Chika Stacy Oriuwa and refused to believe she was training to become a physician. “He accused me of lying and said ‘I doubt you’re going to do that,’” recalls the second-year U of T medical student.
Feb 6 / 2018

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.
Feb 6 / 2018

Personal Genome Project: First Results Are In

Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto behind the Personal Genome Project Canada (PGP-C) are predicting whole genome sequencing will likely become part of mainstream health care in the foreseeable future.
Feb 1 / 2018


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