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Dr. Lou Siminovitch, Canada’s ‘founding father of genetics’, wins 2018 UHN Global Impact Award

Congratulations to Dr. Lou Siminovitch for receiving the 2018 UHN Global Impact Award for his outstanding contributions to medical […]

Congratulations to all our June 2018 graduates!

On behalf of everyone at the IMS, we would like to congratulate all our students who are graduating this June! We are very proud of you […]

Dr. Stephen Scherer designated University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Scherer on his designation as “University Professor” - UofT's highest and most distinguished academic ran […]

In memoriam: Dr. Jack Tu

The IMS community, along with our fellow University of Toronto faculty, students and staff, are deeply saddened by the recent passing of […]

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Davis on being elected as President-Elect of the Canadian Pain Society

We would like to congratulate Dr. Karen Davis on being elected as President-Elect of the Canadian Pain Society. It is a 2 year term, after […]

Congratulations to Dr. Ori Rotstein for receiving the JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award

We would like to congratulate our former Director, Dr. Ori Rotstein,  on receiving the JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award, which […]

Recruiting Graduate Mentors: GLSE Undergraduate Shadowing Program July 2-31, 2018

The Graduate and Life Sciences Education (GLSE) team is committed to organizing events that will help undergraduate students discern their […]

Blog Posts

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The Comprehensive Research Experience for Medical Students (CREMS) Research Scholar program is being superseded by a new optional Graduate […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 - […]

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 S […]

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 […]

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 […]