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U of T Launches PRiME, a Precision Medicine Initiative

The University of Toronto has launched the Precision Medicine Initiative at U of T (PRiME), a new cross-institutional, multi-faculty effort that will leverage the university's excellence in pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, physical sciences and engineering. It will also establish Toronto as a leading centre for precision medicine.
Apr 16 / 2019

U of T Researchers ‘Reverse Engineer’ Brain Cancer Cells to Find New Targets for Treatment

Researchers at the University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Calgary have ‘reverse engineered’ glioblastoma stem cells to uncover potential targets to treat the devastating form of brain cancer.
Apr 16 / 2019

Twins Go From Lab to Parliament Hill to Fight Concussions

The reason for identical twins Sandhya and Swapna Mylabathula’s visit to Parliament was no joke – even if they were carrying a life-size brain made of Jell-O on April Fools' Day. They were invited to speak to a subcommittee on sports-related concussions, part of a roster of witnesses including top sports scientists and hockey legends like Eric Lindros and Ken Dryden.
Apr 12 / 2019

Training the World

April 7th marked World Health Day. It’s an occasion to celebrate the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) — and a chance for WHO to highlight an area of concern. This year’s theme is universal health coverage, WHO’s number one goal.
Apr 10 / 2019
Apr 26 APPlying a Digital Perspective to Women's Health
Other | 1:00pm–5:00pm
Apr 27 Toronto Breast Imaging Review
Conference | 7:15am–5:45pm
Apr 27 Toronto Breast Imaging Conference
| 7:15am–5:45pm
Apr 30 GeoHealth Conference: Building Capacity for Health Geography
Conference | 9:00am–5:00pm
Apr 30 Bridges to Peace Lecture: The Use of Medicine and Public Health in Civil Society Strengthening and Peacebuilding
Lecture | 7:00pm–9:00pm
May 1 2019 Macallum Lecture
Lecture | 3:00pm–4:00pm
May
3 – 4
Ted Rogers Centre Heart Failure Symposium
Symposium | 8:00am–12:30pm

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