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Jan 10, 2022
Research by two Temerty Medicine faculty members shows female patients were more likely to die and experience complications after a male surgeon performed a procedure, compared with a female surgeon.  
Jan 3, 2022
Could cannabinoids be used to treat obesity? It’s a question that Justin Matheson has been focusing his research on, as one of the inaugural cohort of the Toronto Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research Consortium (TC3) fellows.
Dec 21, 2021
New research helps explain how photoreceptor cells in the eye can help restore vision. The findings by Arturo Ortin-Martinez and professor Valerie Wallace could help improve the success of photoreceptor cell transplants.
Dec 15, 2021
For Professor Meredith Giuliani, the new year will also mark the start of a new role. On January 1, she will begin her appointment as the Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME). Giuliani is a professor of radiation oncology at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine and a radiation oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at University Health Network, where she is also director of education. She recently spoke with writer Erin Howe about her next chapter.
Nov 29, 2021
Nicole Mfoafo-M’Carthy, a second-year medical student at the University of Toronto, is one of 11 Canadians selected this year to receive a Rhodes Scholarship — one of the most prestigious awards in the world. 
Nov 24, 2021
When Ikran Ali and Zaky Hassan were teenagers in high school, they didn’t know careers doing laboratory medicine and health research were options. But, fast-forward to today. Now, Ali is a fifth-year PhD student in Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s Institute of Medical Science doing orthopaedic research on bone healing and infection, and Hassan is a second year Master’s student in Temerty Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry investigating the structural biology of coronavirus spike proteins.