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Sirius XM's What She Said
• Molly is interviewed by science/tech journalist Kris Abel where she talks about regenerative medicine and shares her love and passion of science, and how this has led to many of her many achievements.

Royal Canadian Institute Fleming Medal
• Molly Shoichet receives national Fleming Medal for outstanding scientific outreach.

• Here's Molly Shoichet's TEDxToronto talk:
The Future of Medicine is Personal


• We would like to thank the photographer, Andrew Williamson, who has captured some beautiful shots of Molly as she was giving her presentation.

Tanis Haas, editor of a health and wellness newsletter, MeDCAN, spoke to some speakers of TEDxToronto where she has shared how they stay healthy while making waves in their research and outreach.

• This year, the theme of the conference is Thresholds.

• Molly Shoichet is interviewed by 680 News where she discusses her research which is to be featured at TEDxToronto.

• TEDxToronto 2015 announces first round of speakers.

• Social media campaign aims to raise profile of Canadian research.

• DiscovHer: How 1 researcher + 1 film-maker are making research a reality for 1,000s.

• On Monday May 11, 2015, Molly Shoichet was interviewed by Matt Galloway of CBC Metro Morning.

October 21, 2015, Irving O Shoichet Lecturer
Professor Dame Carol Robinson, Oxford University, delivers great research seminar as Irving O Shoichet lecturer at UofT, Chemical Engineering. Carol was L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Laureate for Europe when Molly was the L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureate for North America in 2015.

Big Funding News
Behind the scenes of Medicine by Design with Molly Shoichet and Peter Zandstra.

CBC's Metro Morning with Matt Galloway
Molly discusses "Medicine by Design" grant to UofT on CBC's Metro Morning with Matt Galloway.

Canadian Research, Molly Shoichet, wins L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award.

Molly Shoichet's portrait video



Feature of the Month

• There are many to whom we wish to extend our congratulations. In awards, congratulations to Ellie Arnold on receiving the 2015 Cecil Yip Doctoral Research Award. Congratulations to Petro Czupiel and Jessica Ngai on their recent OGS scholarships. Congratulations to Stephanie Fisher, Anup Tuladhar and Samantha Payne who have all been awarded QEII Graduate Scholarships.
• Congratulations to Jamie Parker who sucessfully completed his Master of Science in Chemistry. We wish Jamie great success in Law School her at UofT.


Recent Publications

Delplace V; Payne S; Shoichet MS. 2015 "Delivery strategies for treatment of age-related ocular diseases: from a biological understanding to biomaterial solutions", J. Controlled Release, in press xx1-x17; doi: doi:10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.09.065

Fisher SA; Anandakumaran P; Owen SC; Shoichet MS.2015 "Tuning the microenvironment: click-crosslinked hyaluronic acid based hydrogels provide a platform for studying breast cancer cell invasion", Advanced Functional Materials, in press xx1-x10; doi: 10.1002/adfm.201502778

Pakulska, M.; Vulic, K.; Tam, R.Y.; Shoichet, M.S. 2015 "Hybrid crosslinked methylcellulose hydrogel: a predictable and tunable platform for local drug delivery", Advanced Materials, 25: 35-42; doi: 10.1002/adma.201502767

Elliott Donaghue I; Shoichet MS. 2015 "Controlled release of bioactive PDGF-AA from a hydrogel/nanoparticle composite", Acta Biomaterialia, 25: 35-42; doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2015.08.00


Tuladhar A; Morshead CM; Shoichet MS. 2015 "Circumventing the blood-brain barrier: local delivery of Cyclosporin A stimulates stem cells in stroke-injured rat brain", J. Controlled Release, 215: 1-11; doi: 1016/j.jconrel.2015.07.023