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.
Dozens of medical students from U of T and across the province gathered at Queen’s Park on April 25 to press political leaders for a long-term solution to the lack of residency spots for graduating medical students.
The Ontario government, working with U of T’s Faculty of Medicine and other health leaders, has taken a strong first step to address the growing shortage of residency positions for medical school graduates. The province announced today it will create more residency spots this upcoming academic year for graduates who did not get a residency position in the current match.
The MD Program’s Community of Support (CoS) will welcome nearly 300 aspiring physicians when it hosts its second annual IGNITE Conference this Saturday at the University of Toronto. The event will also mark an exciting milestone for the 3-year old CoS network— some talks will be delivered by current MD students who benefitted from the CoS program.
A University of Toronto researcher has found strong evidence that environmental exposures, including air pollution, affect gene expressions associated with respiratory diseases much more than genetic ancestry.