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.
The Canadian government must match its public declarations with concrete action on issues such as disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples’ health, health system reform, and flagging levels of overseas aid, if it is to renew its legacy of leadership in health, according to a new issue of The Lancet examining Canada’s system of universal health coverage and role in global health.
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.
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.
A University of Toronto graduate student is believed to be the first to use virtual reality in a biochemistry research lecture — allowing audience members to immerse themselves in 3D to better understand how the eye uses light to create vision.