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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.

CBC News: Technolgy & Science
Is Tim Hunt typical or outrageous?

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.

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: Congratulations to Ellie Arnold on receiving the 2015 Cecil Yip Doctoral Research Award. Congratulations to Petro Czupiel and Jessica Ng on their recent OGS scholarships. Congratulations to Stephanie Fisher, Anup Tuladhar and Samantha Payne who have all been awarded QEII Graduate Scholarships
• The Shoichet Lab welcomes the following summer students: Shermaine Li, Jay Chi, Jill Harrop, Elliot Birman, and Molly Lindway.


Recent Publications

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. Advance online publication; doi: 10.1002/adma.201502767

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, 84: 60-69;doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2015.03.023

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