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.

Nov 23 The Dr. Marguerite (Peggy) Hill Lecture on Indigenous Health
Lecture | 5:00pm–7:00pm

U of T Team Develops the First Smartphone Visual Field Test

A University of Toronto team led by Professor Moshe Eizenman has developed a simple, inexpensive way for people to test their own vision for early signs of glaucoma.

Professor Moshe EizenmanProfessor Moshe Eizenman

Faces of U of T Medicine: Sujen Saravanabavan

Sujen Saravanabavan is passionate about helping others. In addition to his medical studies, the third-year student is also an active member of various student leadership groups. 

Medical Students March For a Permanent Fix to Residency Shortages

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.

Students Victoria Reedman (l) and Kayla SliskovicStudents Victoria Reedman (l) and Kayla Sliskovic

Strong First Step for Ontario’s Unmatched MD Grads

Students high five after graduating from the MD ProgramThe 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.

IGNITE to Empower Future MD Students

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.

Faces of U of T Medicine: Dr. Neil Isaac

Early in his education, Dr. Neil Isaac developed a passion for science.

Environment More Important to Respiratory Health Than Genetics: U of T Researcher

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.

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