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Helping Hands: IMS Peer-to-Peer Mentorship Program

By Craig Madho and Fadl Nabbouh  “Let’s make a mentorship program.” The suggestion echoed across the IMS boardroom to no one in particular. There was no provocation, no moment that i […]

Meet the IMS’ new Liaison Librarian: Kaitlin Fuller

I’m Kaitlin Fuller the new Liaison Librarian for the IMS.  As your Liaison, I am your resource person for questions about using any of the University of Toronto Libraries (UTL), or reque […]

Redefining Diagnoses: Data-Driven Precision Medicine for Social Cognitive Impairments

By Laura Stefanik, MSc   Imagine if data from a brain image could be used to help guide treatment recommendations for people with a mental illness? And imagine if we could use that […]

From Wonder Drug to Epidemic – U of T Talks takes on Canada’s Opioid crisis

By Catherine Choi The Opioid crisis has become a critical issue that can no longer be ignored as the number of Opioid-related deaths increases yearly at a frightening speed. On June […]

The end of the CREMS Research Scholar program and the start of its successor, the Graduate Diploma in Health Research

The Comprehensive Research Experience for Medical Students (CREMS) Research Scholar program is being superseded by a new optional Graduate Diploma in Health Research (GDipHR), offered by […]

Recap: Raw Talk Live: It’s not you, it’s the scituation

By Catherine Choi Raw Talk Podcast is an academic and student-driven program featuring faculty, students, and alumni from the Faculty of Medicine at UofT. On May 30, they hosted Raw […]

Climate and Human Health: “It is not what you do, but rather how you do it.”

By Haris Majeed, MSc student Growing up, children are frequently told by their parents to clean their room, but how often is a child told to help clean the planet? Whether we are living […]

IMS50 Scientific Day Recap

Thanks to everyone who attended IMS50 Scientific Day on May 9th. It was a great day of celebrating student and faculty achievements and hearing about all the exciting research being […]

IMS students win 2018 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award

Congratulations to our students who received a 2018 Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award for their outstanding volunteer contributions to the University and wider […]

What exactly is translational research? TRP students tackle this question in BiteSized TRP ep. 1!

Important Dates

Fall session 2018: July 16 - Registration for Fall session begins August 6 - Civic Holiday (University closed) August 24 - Recommended tuition fee payment deadline for students […]

Graduate Student Stress: How PhD student Elli Weisbaum applies mindfulness to her research and herself

By Elli Weisbaum. It’s a snowy evening in February, and what has brought twenty plus graduate students from the Institute of Medical Science (IMS) together isn’t a chance to get fun […]

Faculty Focus: New publications from Dr. Ren-Ke Li

Jiao Li, Shu-Hong Li, Jun Wu, Richard D. Weisel, Alina Yao, William L. Stanford, Shi-Ming Liu, Ren-Ke Li. Young Bone Marrow Sca-1 Cells Rejuvenate the Aged Heart by Promoting […]

Biomedical Communications: Andrea Gauthier, Shelley Wall and Jodie Jenkinson

From: View to the U: An eye on UTM research Comics, gaming, visualizations, healthcare, learning, and communication integrated via visual media in science and medicine. On this […]

Molly Shoichet

Congratulations to IMS Faculty Dr. Molly Shoichet for being named Ontario’s first Chief-Scientist

From www.ontario.ca University Professor and IMS Faculty Member Dr. Molly Shoichet has been named Ontario's first Chief Scientist. In this new and exciting role, Dr. Shoichet will […]