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University of Toronto

Public research university located in Toronto

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community. The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design

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People at University of Toronto

Tyler Irving

Science Writer and Communicator at the University of Toronto

Kang Lee

Professor of Applied Psychology and Human Development at University of Toronto

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Staff Reporter, University of Toronto

Eric Williamson

Dietitian and currently a PhD student at University of Toronto

Matthew Lees

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto

Jelena Damjanovic

Communications Specialist at University of Toronto's Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Sevan Hopyan

Orthopaedic Surgeon at SickKids, Associate Professor in the Departments of Molecular Genetics & Surgery, University of Toronto

Michael Garton

Assistant professor in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto

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Assistant Professor at Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

Alison McGuigan

Professor in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at University of Toronto

Julie Crljen

Reporter at Medicine by Design, University of Toronto

Ahmed El-Sohemy

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics at University of Toronto.

Mainak Chakraborty

Research Assistant at the University Health Network in Toronto

Dan Winer

Associate professor at Buck Institute and University of Toronto

Goldie Nejat

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Robots for Society at University of Toronto.

David Fleet

Professor of Computer Science at the University of Toronto.

Alan Aspuru-Guzik (Alán)

Professor of Chemistry and Computer Science, University of Toronto

Liz Do

Communications Officer at the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

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Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Toronto.

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Scientist at Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto

University of Toronto News

Mechanical nanosurgery, a novel treatment option for glioblastoma

Nano Magazine - 21-Jul-2023

Magnetically guided nanotubes effectively killed cancer cells in mice


Social involvement boosts successful aging

EurekAlert! - 07-Jun-2023

Older adults engaging in recreational activities and volunteer work more likely to maintain good health


Magnetic particle swarms and Selective embolization to be more efficient and less complicated

Nano Magazine - 01-Aug-2022

Embolization is a medical technique used to block blood vessels during treatment


Exercise paired with intermittent fasting is the best way for fat loss

University of Toronto - 07-Feb-2022

Experts share the science, benefits, best timings, and other tips of intermittent fasting


Liberum's automated system manufactures proteins from DNA within hours

University of Toronto - 08-Jul-2021

Nespresso for protein production: prototype inspired from single-serve coffee makers


Medicine by Design invests $3M to tackle regenerative medicine's grand questions

University of Toronto - 10-May-2021

Funding four bold projects to improve health care outcomes for degenerative diseases


How lamins are linked to senescence and ageing (LEAF) - 19-Jun-2020

Connections have been elucidated but more research needed to confirm significant links


Professor emphasizes power of AI in faster development of new drugs

University of Toronto - 23-Jan-2020

Unimaginable potential of AI yet to be discovered and applied in medicine


"Woof-arin" could be prescribed to patients for living longer

NHS - 09-Oct-2019

Data collected from studies showed improvement in survival time for people who own dogs


Transdermal optical imaging using smartphones to measure blood pressure

University of Toronto - 06-Aug-2019

Facial video of 2-minutes could measure blood pressure due to translucent skin


Chemicals identified to reverse mental decline

BBC - 14-Feb-2019

Mental capacity not lost - just masked by inflammation


A new platform to identify cardiotoxic drug molecules

Scitech Europa - 28-Jan-2019

No need to wait till safety trials in humans to detect cardiotoxicity


Handheld skin printer could help heal burn victims

Engadget - 07-May-2018

Handheld device deposits skin directly onto patients' wounds. Rolls out protein-based biomateria...