Regenerative Medicine Conference Puts Spotlight on U of T Engineers

The Canadian RM community met in Toronto this week for its annual scientific conference: the Till & McCulloch Meetings, named for the University of Toronto researchers James Till and Ernest McCulloch who discovered transplantable stem cells in 1961.

The conference was a who’s who of world-renowned researchers affiliated with U of T, including engineering professors Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) and Milica Radisic (ChemE, IBBME), as well as Janet Rossant (Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine and SickKids), Gordon Keller (McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine), Andras Nagy (Mount Sinai Hospital) and Armand Keating (University Health Network). A quarter of the attendees at the conference had a direct affiliation with the university.

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