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Toronto Star, Doctors' Notes • The Aug 8, 2016 issue of the Toronto Star features the Shoichet lab's cell transplantation research. In the article, Dr. Shoichet talks about the long process of turning scientific breakthroughs into clinical treatment available to patients.
hEr VOLUTION • Dr. Molly Shoichet celebrates and shares the success of researchers establishing the new frontiers of science.
Sparrho Blog • According to Sparrho's analysis, Dr. Molly Shoichet is a top 5% biomedical researcher.
Electrostatic interactions improve drug delivery • University of Toronto researchers have found a way to embed drug compounds in nanoparticles so that they are released into the body at a controlled rate. In an article published in Science Advances, Malgosia Pakulska, Irja Donahgue Elliott, Jaclyn Obermeyer, Anup Tuladhar, Christopher McLaughlin, Tyler Shendruk and Molly Shoichet demonstrate how therapeutic drug proteins can be guided to the nanoparticle by purely electrostatic interactions between the protein and the nanoparticle's surface. MORE
The Possibilities for Nerve Therapies • University of Toronto researchers may have solved the problem of protein binding. In a review paper published in Science, Drs. Malgosia Pakulska, Shane Miersch and Molly Shoichet demonstrate how the disparate fields of computational biology and antibody engineering can be used to solve big problems in protein delivery.
U.S. National Academy of Engineering • Molly Shoichet is elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) as a Foreign Members, for contributions to neural tissue engineering and design of polymers for cell and drug delivery. MORE
International Women's Day • RegMedNet - Molly Shoichet discusses her career and experiences as a woman working in STEM. • Elle Québec - In the March 2016 issue of Elle Québec, Molly Shoichet shares the spotlight with Ms. Piggy, in being named one of 32 inspirational women of the year. • SuperheroYou - Molly Shoichet shares the spotlight with 8 other real-life female superheroes.
Chatelaine Magazine • In the Dec 2015 issue of Chatelaine, Molly Shoichet is included in their list of Women of the Year.
Sirius XM's What She Said • Molly Shoichet 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.
• DiscovHer: How 1 researcher + 1 film-maker are making research a reality for 1,000s. MORE
• On Monday May 11, 2015, Molly Shoichet was interviewed by Matt Galloway of CBC Metro Morning. MORE
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.
L'Oréal-UNESCO Canadian Research, Molly Shoichet, wins L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award.
Molly Shoichet's portrait video
Feature of the Month
• Congratulations to Priya Anandakumaran and Jessica Ngai who both successfully defended their Master's of Applied Science and Engineering in September 2016. Priya is off to Columbia University to pursue her PhD and Jessica is at an internship at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals.