Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tissue engineering pioneer Michael Sefton named to the U.S. Institute of Medicine

This week, University Professor Michael Sefton (ChemE, IBBME) was invited to join the United States Institute of Medicine (IOM)—a rare honour bestowed upon few Canadian scientists and engineers. Sefton is a global leader in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. His research tackles a question central to the field: how can scientists construct or grow blood… Read more »

U of T inventor wins $100K Manning Award for anti-clotting medical innovation

Often singled out for his academic leadership and research, U of T Professor Paul Santerre is being celebrated for a different reason this month. His leadership in moving his biomaterials discovery, Surface Modifying Macromolecules, to the marketplace has garnered him top prize from the 2014 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards. The awards recognize Canadian innovators… Read more »