Your Donation Makes A Difference
At the Institute of Medical Science (IMS), our students and faculty are world-renowned leaders in translational research, discoveries and innovation that improve human health.
The IMS is one of the largest graduate departments at the University of Toronto, and the largest within the Faculty of Medicine. This diverse department includes clinicians, scientists, and graduate students who all pursue research intended to impact medicine. The multidisciplinary nature of the institute, and its focus on bridging the gap between basic and clinical science, epitomizes the breadth of medically-focused research conducted across the University of Toronto campus, its affiliated research centres, and hospitals.
World-class clinicians and researchers at the IMS translate fundamental discoveries in basic science into improved clinical care, preventative medicine, and successful health promotion.
From the Lab to the Real World
A sample of the groundbreaking research we do at the IMS:
- Build artificial lungs
- Repair the injured spinal cords
- Develop global health strategies
- Drug development for infectious diseases