Posts Tagged ‘drug delivery’

Enabling technologies are helping regenerative medicine to succeed

Author: Stacey Johnson, 04/11/17

Earlier this year, the University of Toronto’s Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) published its Annual Report, chock full of impressive numbers about enrolment, new programs and research published by its esteemed faculty. (If you’re curious, you can read it for yourself.) In response, I summarized the regenerative medicine research here. But I only…Read more

The enabling technology of polymer design

Author: Hamideh Emrani, 02/10/16

Another in the series: “What drives research in the field of biomaterials?” “What makes Canada cool?” asks Dan Taekema of The Toronto Star, and among the handful of influential figures that he writes about is the “rock star” researcher, Professor Molly Shoichet. I was ecstatic to read this post right around the time I was…Read more

A hydrogel for the injured brain and eye

Author: Hamideh Emrani, 11/09/15

Continuing with the theme of interesting biomaterials-related talks at the recent Till & McCulloch Meetings in Toronto, Canada, was the one delivered by Professor Molly Shoichet from the University of Toronto. Her group focuses on designing polymer scaffolds to deliver drugs and cells as part of regenerative medicine strategies for the repair and restoration of…Read more