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Coming to the Table for Cancer Research

The annual Hold ‘em for Life Charity Challenge brings business leaders together to raise vital funds for cancer research at the University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals.
Nov 25 / 2019

UofTMed Alum: Changing Lives with Assistive Technology

I’ll never forget working with a client who had Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia in 1999. He was a resident at a long-term care home and used a powered wheelchair to get around the residence. Because of his poor motor function and delayed response time he had trouble using his wheelchair and would bump into staff members. It was clear, in no time he would be bumping into other residents, potentially causing them to have a terrible fall. We tried many strategies with him to minimize the risks but ultimately, we had to take his wheelchair away.
Nov 19 / 2019

U of T Named Among World's Top 10 for Health Sciences

Times Higher Education places Faculty of Medicine sixth globally for clinical, preclinical and health programs
Nov 19 / 2019

In the Community: U of T Experts Dish on Nutrition and Child Health

Researchers from the Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition shared their knowledge with University of Toronto alumni and friends last week at a community event in North Toronto. The panel discussion on feeding children well in Canada drew over 100 people, who heard about the link between breastfeeding and a reduced risk for obesity, how patients are working with researchers to design better studies and what legislation can do to improve child diets and health, among other topics.
Nov 19 / 2019
Jan 15 Translational Research Program - Online Info Session Winter 2020
Other | 4:00pm–5:30pm
Jan 17 2nd Annual Joint Cardiovascular - Diabetes Symposium
Symposium | 7:30am–4:00pm
Feb 23 Annual Update in Emergency Medicine
Conference | 7:00am–4:00pm
Mar
8 – 11
Aging & Brain Health: Mental Health and Well-being
Conference | 7:30am–5:30pm
Mar 11 Mindfest
Symposium | 9:30am–4:30pm
Mar 28 Toronto Head and Neck Imaging Symposium
Symposium | 7:00am–5:00pm
Mar 30 – Oct 30
Leading and Influencing Change in CPD
Course | 9:00am–5:00pm

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