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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.

Parachute Gala
Rubbing shoulders with "The Great One" at the Parachute Gala to raise awareness and funding for injury prevention. (Shown from left to right are Molly Shoichet, Wayne Gretzky, Zoey Shamai).".

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.

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

Molly Shoichet, 2015 L'Oréal-UNESCO Laureate

Included are several media sources that have captured this honour.

Toronto Star

Globe and Mail (March 3, 2015)
Globe and Mail (March 20, 2015)

Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) and
CBC News, The National

UofT News
Women's Wear Daily
Yahoo Canada

Collège de France
Molly speaks at the famous Collège de France, Paris, in March 2015. (© Collège de France / P. Imbert)
• Standing outside of the College de France, we have Guillaume Kasperski (International Officer, Collège de France), Prof. Clément Sanchez (Chair "Chemistry of Hybrid Materials², Collège de France, host), Prof. Molly S. Shoichet, Mrs Vanessa Laufer (Director, International Relations, UoT), Jacques-Henri Gagnon (Head, Communications, Youth and Academic Relations, Embassy of Canada in France), Fevronia Novac (Canadian Cultural Centers, Academic relations). MORE
(© Collège de France / P. Imbert)

Science and Engineering Engagment
Congratulations to Professor Molly Shoichet who was named as Senior Advisor on Science and Engineering Engagement.



Feature of the Month

• The Shoichet Lab welcomes three new summer students, Jay Chi (UBC), Shermaine Li (UofT) and Jill Harrop (McMaster).
• Our innovative hydrogel for cell transplantation to the eye and brain, co-led by Brian Ballios and Michael Cooke, garnered national and international attention. MORE

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Diabetes Insider
Empire State Tribune
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Health Canal
Medical Express
Medical News Today
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NYC Today
Science Daily
Science Times
State Column
Tech Times
Techie News (UK)
Two Paragraphs
United Press International


Recent Publications

Ballios BG; Cooke MJ; Clarke L; Cole B; Morshead CM; van der Kooy D; Shoichet MS. 2015 "A hyaluronan based injectable hydrogel improves the survival and integration of stem cell progeny following transplantation", Stem Cell Reports, in press xx1-x15; doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2015.04.008 MORE

Fuehrmann T; Obermeyer J; Tator CH; Shoichet MS. 2015 "Click-crosslinked injectable hyaluronic acid hydrogel is safe and biocompatible in the intrathecal space for ultimate use in regenerative strategies of the injured spinal cord," Methods, in press xx1-x10; doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymeth.2015.03.023MORE

Logie J; Owen SC; McLaughlin CK; Shoichet MS. 2014 "PEG-graft density controls polymeric nanoparticle micelle stability", Chem Mater, 26: 2847-55; http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm500448x MORE