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University of Toronto Boundless Campaign
Can stem cells reverse brain damage?

TEDxToronto 2015 announces first round of speakers.

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.

Molly Shoichet Symposium on Innovation in Regenerative Medicine
On Thursday June 4, 2015, come and join us for a great afternoon of talks. We have a stellar line up of speakers who will join Molly in honour of her appointment to the rank of University Professor.

Canadian Biomaterials Society
Congratulations to the Shoichet lab ladies who cleaned up winning 4 awards at CBS!
• Best Presentation Award goes to Jennifer Logie
• Best Poster Awards go to Jessie Ngai, Samantha Payne, and Laura Smith

From Good to Gold
On Tuesday May 12, 2015, come and join us for an interactive symposium that demonstrates how sport science, research and technology at UofT intersect to bring out the best in high performance athletes.
The symposium is free, but registration is required

• Social media campaign aims to raise profile of Canadian research.
• On Monday May 11, 2015, Molly Shoichet was interviewed by Matt Galloway of CBC Metro Morning.

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

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
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

Logie J; McLaughlin CK; Tam RY, Shoichet MS. 2015 "Innovative use of the taxol binding peptide overcomes key challenges of stable and high drug loading in polymeric nanomicelles", Chemical Communications, 51: 12000-03; doi: 10.1039/C5CC04282H MORE

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