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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.

Jan 26, 2023
Researchers at the University of Toronto and New York University have developed a novel technology that can engineer proteins to target any stretch of DNA in the human genome, opening a door toward gene therapies for a broader range of health conditions.
Jan 19, 2023
Niloofar Ganji works inside one of the largest child health research towers in the world – a position of privilege that’s never far from her mind. 
Jan 19, 2023
People who have recovered from COVID-19 and been vaccinated against the virus have the best and longest lasting protection against future infection, compared to people who have been only vaccinated or only previously infected, according to a new international study.

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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