Sasha (Alexandra) Lisovsky

Sasha is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at the Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. She is currently investigating molecular and cellular mechanisms of blood vessels formation in presence of a therapeutic biomaterial to improve wound healing of chronic diabetic wounds. She is a Bylaws chair for the international Society for Biomaterials serving over 20 student chapters, a Director of alumni relations for the Toronto graduate management consulting association and a volunteer for national StemCellTalks and Let’s Talk Science organizations.

Posts by: Sasha (Alexandra)


A feast for the soul, body and inquisitive mind

Author: Sasha (Alexandra) Lisovsky, 09/05/13

. I recently spent a week in a rustic New England area hiking, canoeing, tasting local beer, sampling culinary masterpieces and participating in insightful discussions with old and newly acquired friends. It sounds like I had a great vacation; however, I was actually attending a scientific meeting – namely the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) in…Read more

The regenerative medicine industry: From “bench to business”

Author: Sasha (Alexandra) Lisovsky, 08/13/13

. I was very fortunate to win a CCRM (Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine) scholarship to attend the 6th Annual “Business of Regenerative Medicine: From Stem Cells to the Market Place” at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The focus of this year’s course was on opportunities and challenges associated with biologics and,…Read more