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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 $916 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 July 1, 2022, mask mandates in academic research spaces are lifted and activities can continue at normal occupancy levels (100%) without 2m distancingPlease note that masking is highly encouraged in core facilities in addition to any other applicable PPE.

Sep 22, 2022
Temerty Faculty of Medicine alumnus and assistant professor David Lawrence busts myths around his role as the Toronto Blue Jays' lead physician.
Sep 21, 2022
Toronto researchers have led an effort to create a new tool to identify, prevent and manage potentially inappropriate prescribing practices known as “prescribing cascades". The initiative could help optimize therapies  and reduce harms for older adults. 
Sep 21, 2022
There is much to appreciate as we begin this new academic year on campus after more than two years of mainly learning and working remotely.

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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