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Research

The University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine and our nine fully affiliated hospitals bring together one of the largest communities of health researchers in the world. More than 1,600 principal investigators in 26 academic departments conducted $821 million in research last year. Together, we are leading research innovation to do what can't be done, and improving the health of people and populations around the globe.

COVID-19 Updates for Researchers

Effective April 25 – June 30, all academic research spaces may now operate at normal occupancy levels (100%) without 2m distancing, as long as appropriate masks are worn in addition to any other applicable PPE.

May 11, 2022
First- and second-year MD Program learners are rethinking the way they thank their Foundations tutors. This year, the students are raising money to plant trees in their honour.
May 11, 2022
Naomi Visanji's new role at Temerty Medicine fulfills a dream she's had for nearly 20 years, enabling her to lead a laboratory creating a sophisticated animal model to study neurodegeneration.
May 2, 2022
A study of nearly 9,000 children has found those who eat a vegetarian diet had similar measures of growth and nutrition compared to children who eat meat.

If you have urgent health or safety concerns related to research restart:

Notify your Supervisor or your Joint Health and Safety Contact If you aren't sure who your JHS contact is, you can look them up on the EHS website.
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