Monthly Archives: August 2015

New “Tissue Velcro” could help repair damaged hearts

August 28, 2015 | Tyler Irving Engineers at the University of Toronto just made assembling functional heart tissue as easy as fastening your shoes. The team has created a biocompatible scaffold that allows sheets of beating heart cells to snap together just like Velcro™. “One of the main advantages is the ease of use,” says… Read more »

IBBME Prof Wins 2015 Hatch Innovation Award

August 6, 2015 | Professor Milica Radisic is the 2015 winner of the Hatch Innovation Award sponsored by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering. The award is presented to an individual, who has not reached the age of 40, for distinguished contribution to the field of chemical engineering while working in Canada. Radisic is a Canada Research… Read more »