Monthly Archives: April 2015

Faculties of Engineering, Dentistry and Medicine to collaborate in new Translational Biology and Engineering Program

April 28, 2015 | Laurie Stephens Researchers from the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) continue to build on the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering’s unparalleled strengths in biomedical engineering with the establishment of the Translational Biology and Engineering Program (TBEP)—a key component of the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research (TRCHR). TBEP… Read more »

Preventing deformed limbs: researchers find new link between physical forces and limb development

April 22, 2015 | Peter McMahon University of Toronto engineers and a pediatric surgeon have joined forces to discover how physical forces like pressure and tension affect the development of limbs in embryos—research that could someday be used to help prevent birth defects. The team, including U of T bioengineer Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez from the Institute of Biomaterials &… Read more »