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Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Techna Institute

Toronto General Research Institute

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Toronto Western Research Institute

  • Research foci: cancer— genomics, informatics, molecular biology, clinical trials, signalling pathways, structural biology and biophysics.
  • 376 scientists and clinician-scientists
  • $150M external funding
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  • Headquartered at the Banting Building
  • Research foci: guided therapeutics, informatics and communication technologies, nanotechnology and radiochemistry, photonics, design and engineering for health
  • 50 scientists and clinician-scientists
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  • Located at the Toronto General Hospital
  • Research foci: cardiology, transplantation, immunology and infectious disease
  • 256 scientists and clinician-scientists
  • $74M external funding
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  • Located at Toronto Rehab
  • Research foci: rehabilitation sciences, cardiopulmonary fitness and mobility
  • 118 scientists and clinician-scientists
  • $9M external funding
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  • Located at the Toronto Western Hospital
  • Research foci: Neural and visual sciences, musculoskeletal disease and community and population health
  • 161 scientists and clinician-scientists
  • $37M external funding
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Cancer: Hospitalization Discrepancy
Nov 23, 2015

Before chemotherapy drugs can be used in real world settings, they must undergo testing in clinical trials. These trials provide important knowledge about potential side effects that range from mild to severe, including those that require hospitalization. While physicians use hospitalization rates to help decide which chemotherapy drug to prescribe, no explicit comparisons between rates in the real world versus those during clinical trials have ever been performed. A new study by Drs. Rebecca Prince (Clinical Research Fellow, PM Cancer Centre) and Monika Krzyzanowska (Medical Oncologist, PM Cancer Centre) sheds light on this issue.

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The ORT Times November Issue Now Available
Nov 20, 2015

Welcome to The ORT Times!

The UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT) is proud to announce the November issue of The ORT Times! The ORT Times is a monthly e-newsletter focused on UHN trainees featuring news and editorials about trainee life, articles to help developing researchers get the most out of their training experience at UHN, tips on career development, and research training opportunities within and outside of UHN.

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Arthritis: Sex Differences Explained
Nov 18, 2015

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a form of chronic arthritis that causes pain and stiffness in the spine and other joints. Both men and women are affected by AS, although important sex differences exist: men are three times more likely to develop the disease, while women have slower disease progression and experience increased spinal pain. The reason for these apparent sex differences has remained a mystery until now. A team of investigators led by Krembil Senior Scientist Dr. Robert Inman have shed light on this mystery by analysing blood samples from male and female AS patients.

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