Media Listings & Published Work

TRP is hiring for Summer Work-Study positions!

TRP is hiring for Summer Work-Study positions!

The TRP hiring work-study students for the summer term! Find out more about the three positions below. Job ID 139741 - Communications & Marketing Assistant The Communications & Marketing Assistant will be an integral part of ... READ MORE

A Transformative Education

A Transformative Education

If you, or someone you know, is interested in a different kind of graduate program, who is motivated to learn by doing and is seeking a Read More

Administrative Move

Administrative Move

“There is no question in the reviewers’ minds as to the value, uniqueness and innovation of this exciting and visionary program. In ... Read More

Alumna Reflection: An Unconventional Journey 

Alumna Reflection: An Unconventional Journey 

#UofTMed Alumna Reflection by Razan  After the completion of her undergraduate studies, Razan wanted to make a positive difference in ... Read More

Alumnus Reflection: the Journey to Translational Research

Alumnus Reflection: the Journey to Translational Research

Written by Craig Madho The healthcare landscape has always existed with two very clearly defined pillars: researchers and ... Read More

AR/VR Seminar: “Developments in Medical Realities” by Andrea Bielecki, President of INVIVO Communications Inc.

AR/VR Seminar: “Developments in Medical Realities” by Andrea Bielecki, President of INVIVO Communications Inc.

A workshop was held on May 17th at the TRP by INVIVO Communications INC. Andrea Bielecki, President, and James Hackett, Creative ... Read More

Bioethics Seminar Series: Getting to Know Your Patient’s Substitute Decision Maker (SDM)

Bioethics Seminar Series: Getting to Know Your Patient’s Substitute Decision Maker (SDM)

Bioethics Seminar Series: Getting to Know Your Patient’s Substitute Decision Maker (SDM)  Features TRP Student & Respiratory ... Read More

Building a cohort

Building a cohort

We are building a cohort. It may be summer, but things haven’t slowed down at the TRP.  While students attend modules on privacy ... Read More

Celebrating IMS50th Anniversary

Celebrating IMS50th Anniversary

As part of The Institute of Medical Science (IMS), TRP is joining the IMS 50th Anniversary celebrations this year. With over 600 ... Read More

Choosing the TRP

Choosing the TRP

The Translational Research Program is an innovative approach to ‘professional’ graduate education.  Classes involve many different ... Read More

Clyde’s Testimonial

Clyde’s Testimonial

- Dr Clyde Matava, SickKids Hospital, Cohort 2015 Read More

Connie’s Testimonial

Connie’s Testimonial

- Connie Putterman, Parent Advocate, Cohort 2017 Read More

Connie’s Testimonial #2

Connie’s Testimonial #2

- Connie Putterman, Parent Advocate, Cohort 2017 Read More

Design Thinking and Solutions in Medicine, Health & Care 

Design Thinking and Solutions in Medicine, Health & Care 

Design Thinking and Solutions in Medicine, Health & Care   Opinion | Joseph Ferenbok Date: August 30, 2019 Over the last ... Read More

Disrupting Change: The TRP Disruptors and their Ride to Conquer Cancer

Disrupting Change: The TRP Disruptors and their Ride to Conquer Cancer

Written By: Craig Madho, MHSc Translational Research Candidate “Wait wait wait…before everyone leaves class, I have a question.” ... Read More

Doctor’s Notes: It’s critical to act fast when stroke symptoms strike

Doctor’s Notes: It’s critical to act fast when stroke symptoms strike

Doctor’s Notes: It’s critical to act fast when stroke symptoms strike  By DR. GURPREET JASWAL Mon., Dec. 11, 2017  Read More

Doctor’s Notes: Marrying medicine with virtual reality shows potential to improve health-care experience

Doctor’s Notes: Marrying medicine with virtual reality shows potential to improve health-care experience

Doctor’s Notes: Marrying medicine with virtual reality shows potential to improve the health-care experience  By DRS. CLYDE MATAVA ... Read More

Doctor’s Notes: Navigating caesarean delivery by maternal request

Doctor’s Notes: Navigating caesarean delivery by maternal request

Doctor’s Notes: Navigating caesarean delivery by maternal request  By DR. JULIA KFOURI  Mon., Sept. 24, 2018 Read More

Doctor’s Notes: Tips for tough task of telling a kid they have cancer

Doctor’s Notes: Tips for tough task of telling a kid they have cancer

Doctor’s Notes: Tips for the tough task of telling a kid they have cancer  By DR. DANIELLE WEIDMAN Mon., Feb. 26, 2018  Read More

Doctors’ Notes: How to help your child stay dry at night

Doctors’ Notes: How to help your child stay dry at night

Doctors’ Notes: How to help your child stay dry at night  By DR. JOANA DOS SANTOS Tues., Jan. 3, 2017  Read More

Doctors’ Notes: Why Toronto is a liver cancer hot spot

Doctors’ Notes: Why Toronto is a liver cancer hot spot

Doctors’ Notes: Why Toronto is a liver cancer hot spot  By DRS. KOROSH KHALILI, MORRIS SHERMAN, HLA-HLA THEIN Mon., Feb. 6, 2017  Read More

Faculty Feature: Sandy Marshall

Faculty Feature: Sandy Marshall

Written by: Paige Gilbank “Scientists are constantly trying to persuade each other and broader audience… and with clear and ... Read More

Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Article

Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Article

At the end of October, Trevor Young, the Dean of University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine wrote an article for their News ... Read More

Fare Thee Well

Fare Thee Well

To the Graduates of the second TRP Cohort, I wish to say that I hope you will never be too far away. When you started the program, we ... Read More

Farewell but not Goodbye: Fall Convocation 2018

Farewell but not Goodbye: Fall Convocation 2018

As we welcome one cohort of students to the program, we say goodbye to another. Last week, the University of Toronto had its Fall ... Read More

First Year Review : A Student’s Perspective

First Year Review : A Student’s Perspective

“One year of TRP done! It’s been busy and eye-opening.” Meet Kathleen Camaya, a registered nurse (RN) in the Pediatric Intensive Care ... Read More

Found in Translation: Blue Roses – A Spotlight on Death and Dying in the Shadows

Found in Translation: Blue Roses – A Spotlight on Death and Dying in the Shadows

‘Knowledge Translation’ can take many forms, and local Ottawa documentary film makers Ed Kucerak and Dr. Danielle Rolfe have taken ... Read More

Found In Translation: If babies can do it, why can’t we?

Found In Translation: If babies can do it, why can’t we?

by: Sandy Marshall Meet Simon and Ian. They met when they were ~5 months old and over the following months, a friendship grew. They ... Read More

Found in Translation: New PIPEDA Data Breach Reporting and Notification Requirements-What You Need to Know

Found in Translation: New PIPEDA Data Breach Reporting and Notification Requirements-What You Need to Know

Written By: Dr. Gabriella Chan Is my information safe? Do you remember every account you’ve ever created or every point of contact ... Read More

Found In Translation: Picture this: Using free and open-source images in science communications

Found In Translation: Picture this: Using free and open-source images in science communications

by Carey Toane Images are often an afterthought when sending our translational research communications out into the world. That perfect Read More

Found in Translation: The Power of ‘Lived Experience’

Found in Translation: The Power of ‘Lived Experience’

By Christopher A. Klinger, PhD  “Patients need to be involved in all aspects of research,” reads one of the guiding principles of the ... Read More

Found in Translation: TRP: Reflections in a Looking Glass 

Found in Translation: TRP: Reflections in a Looking Glass 

By: Joseph Ferenbok The Translational Research Program is not a typical graduate degree, it is a mind-set with a specific approach to ... Read More

Found in Translation: Tweet Tweet

Found in Translation: Tweet Tweet

Deep breath. I am finally ready to confess: I have never tweeted. Wait–that’s not quite true, I’m an excellent tweeter while reading ... Read More

Found in Translation: You have a great invention and you disclose it at a conference… Now what?

Found in Translation: You have a great invention and you disclose it at a conference… Now what?

 By Gabriella Chan    On June 11, 2018 the United States Federal Court of Appeals (the “Court”) heard the case of Medtronic Inc. v. ... Read More

HIIO (Health Innovation Implementation in Ontario), an Online Resource for Health Innovators in Ontario

HIIO (Health Innovation Implementation in Ontario), an Online Resource for Health Innovators in Ontario

Written by: Paige Gilbank “Canada is a leader for the development of innovative health technologies. However, in Ontario, there are no ... Read More

IMS50 Scientific Day Recap

IMS50 Scientific Day Recap

IMS50 Scientific Day was held on May 9, 2018 and out TRP students, staff and faculty participated in the special day. It was a great ... Read More

In Loving Memory

In Loving Memory

When we first met, Fran and I spent three hours sharing stories and towards the end of our chat, she said, “Maybe I should take the ... Read More

Is the TRP right for YOU?

Is the TRP right for YOU?

There are two questions that I am often asked by perspective students: the ones at the beginning of their careers generally ask “what ... Read More

Just give me the fish!–The dilemma of ‘teaching’ innovative thinking

Just give me the fish!–The dilemma of ‘teaching’ innovative thinking

Over the years I have on many occasions heard students say “We need something more concrete” or “If you give us a check-list and your ... Read More

Keep Calm and Pedal On: The TRP Disruptors Complete the Ride to Conquer Cancer 2018

Keep Calm and Pedal On: The TRP Disruptors Complete the Ride to Conquer Cancer 2018

Written by: Paige Gilbank One. Two. One. Two. This was the mantra that was running through my head at every uphill turn or gust of wind Read More

Leading Innovation

Leading Innovation

Leading Innovation  By TREVOR YOUNG, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO FACULTY OF MEDICINE NEWSWed., Oct. 24, 2018  Read More

Learn with Purpose: 2019 TRP Orientation Welcome

Learn with Purpose: 2019 TRP Orientation Welcome

Every graduate degree should, at least in my opinion, offer the opportunity for students to achieve a credential, learn something of ... Read More

Love and Learning at the TRP – An Engagement Announcement

Love and Learning at the TRP – An Engagement Announcement

Engagement Announcement Andrei Iliuta & Christina  Beharry| October 6, 2019 The Translational Research Program isn’t simply about ... Read More

Lunch ‘N Learn with UHN Open Labs

Lunch ‘N Learn with UHN Open Labs

Lunch ‘N Learn with UHN Open Labs Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | November 10, 2019   Healthcare is undergoing a paradigm shift and for the Read More

Partner Project Launch

Partner Project Launch

By: Nida Zafar  The launch for the partner projects was held on Thursday October 26. Students in the Translational Research Program ... Read More

Path To Translation – TRP Recruitment Sessions

Path To Translation – TRP Recruitment Sessions

Path To Translation By: Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | October 17, 2019 “With no challenge, there is no change and with the continual ... Read More

Pillars of Health: Innovating for a better future

Pillars of Health: Innovating for a better future

By: Nida Zafar More often than not, it is difficult for students to understand what opportunities exist for them once they graduate, ... Read More

Post-Grad Reflection by Meghan Lofft

Post-Grad Reflection by Meghan Lofft

A Journey of Self-Discovery By: Meghan Lofft, #UofTGrad 2018 | June 28, 2019 Meghan Lofft, a TRP alumna Class 2018 presently working as Read More

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum  Features TRP Student & Parent Advocate, Connie Putterman Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 Read More

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum  Features TRP Student & Parent Advocate, Connie PuttermanWed., Mar. 27, 2019   Read More

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum 

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum 

RawTalk Podcast #57 Autism – Unraveling the Spectrum  Features TRP Student & Parent Advocate, Connie PuttermanWed., Mar. 27, 2019 Read More

RIDE to Conquer Cancer – As it happened

RIDE to Conquer Cancer – As it happened

RIDE to Conquer Cancer  By: Dr. Nancy Mingo, #TRP Student | June 30, 2019 It was quite light at 5:30 in the morning, but the shadows ... Read More

Roomies with a Twist

Roomies with a Twist

Roomies with a Twist By MEGAN EASTON, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO MAGAZINEFri., Jan. 18, 2019 Read More

Ryzynski recognized for remarkable leadership

Ryzynski recognized for remarkable leadership

Ryzynski recognized for remarkable leadership By TYLER LOWEY, TRU Wed., Nov. 8, 2018 Read More

St. Michael’s Hospital’s trauma team shows why seconds count for Toronto’s victims of violence

St. Michael’s Hospital’s trauma team shows why seconds count for Toronto’s victims of violence

St. Michael’s Hospital’s trauma team shows why seconds count for Toronto’s victims of violence By DIGITAL BROADCAST JOURNALIST, GLOBAL ... Read More

Student Profile – Connie Putterman

Student Profile – Connie Putterman

Connie Putterman – Seasoned Parent Advocate and New Researcher Written by: Paige Gilbank “I am a Translational Research student ... Read More

Student Profile – Helen Liu

Student Profile – Helen Liu

#UofTMed TRP Student Profile – Helen Liu  Name: Helen Liu Year of Study: 2nd Year Country of Origin: Canada Previous Education: ... Read More

Student Profile – Sydney Taylor

Student Profile – Sydney Taylor

#UofTMed TRP Student Profile – Sydney Taylor   Sydney Taylor MHSc Translational Research Candidate, 2nd year Why Faculty of ... Read More

Student Profile:  Naomi Zingman-Daniels

Student Profile: Naomi Zingman-Daniels

#UofTMed TRP Student Profile – Naomi Zingman-Daniels  Name: Naomi Zingman-Daniels Cohort: 2018 Country of Origin: The United ... Read More

Student Reflection: A Journey Of Transformation – Ankita

Student Reflection: A Journey Of Transformation – Ankita

#UofTMed TRP Student Reflection by Ankita “How can I reinvent myself?” “How do I understand and navigate the ... Read More

Student Reflection: An Exploration of New Boundaries

Student Reflection: An Exploration of New Boundaries

#UofTMed International Student Reflection by Anat   As a pharmacist in Israel with a secure job and bright prospects, relocation ... Read More

TR Talks – Leaders Discuss Transforming Research Discoveries to Improve Patient Care

TR Talks – Leaders Discuss Transforming Research Discoveries to Improve Patient Care

Feb 4, 2019 By:  Brianne Tulk, Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto Leaders in the basic sciences, clinical epidemiology and ... Read More

Translating Professionally

Translating Professionally

There is currently no official or globally recognized profession of Translational Researchers.  Nor, is there any one profession ... Read More

Translating Research Discoveries For The Advancement Of Patient Care

Translating Research Discoveries For The Advancement Of Patient Care

Banner Credit: Zoya Retiwalla for the TRP A translational researcher must speak many languages and work towards bridging the gap ... Read More

Translating Research Into Innovations At Sunnybrook

Translating Research Into Innovations At Sunnybrook

Translating Research Into Innovations At Sunnybrook By: Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | July 27, 2019 While success can be found by walking down Read More

Translational Challenges in Disseminating New Treatments: TRP Alumni, Andrei Iliuta  

Translational Challenges in Disseminating New Treatments: TRP Alumni, Andrei Iliuta  

In patients with polycystic kidney disease, it’s an effective therapy to reduce kidney volume. That is one if the conclusions ... Read More

Translational Research Bridges Science and Society

Translational Research Bridges Science and Society

Translational Research Bridges Science and Society  By CAROLYN MORRIS, UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF MEDICINE NEWS Tue., Apr. 26, 2016 Read More

TRP Capstone Project featured at UofTMed Student Showcase 2018

TRP Capstone Project featured at UofTMed Student Showcase 2018

Our second-year graduate students, Catherine Rivers and Haley Roher, highlight their Capstone Project on the importance of falls ... Read More

TRP course instructor and Yocto Law founder Gabriella Chan brought UofT scientists’ IP knowledge    

TRP course instructor and Yocto Law founder Gabriella Chan brought UofT scientists’ IP knowledge    

Gabriella Chan saw a gap in scientists’ knowledge on intellectual property (IP) rights. She wanted them to understand their legal ... Read More

TRP director Joseph Ferenbok wins the IMS Graduate Course Director award

TRP director Joseph Ferenbok wins the IMS Graduate Course Director award

Congratulations to TRP director Joseph Ferenbok on receiving the IMS Graduate Course Director award at IMS50 Scientific Day!  The award Read More

TRP is hiring for Summer Work-Study positions!

TRP is hiring for Summer Work-Study positions!

The TRP hiring work-study students for the summer term! Find out more about the three positions below. Job ID 139741 - Communications ... Read More

TRP Senior Advisor receives Connaught Global Challenge Award

TRP Senior Advisor receives Connaught Global Challenge Award

Congratulations to TRP Senior Advisor & LMP Prof Avrum Gotlieb, on being one of four UofT researchers to receive the Connaught ... Read More

TRP student & alumna collaborate on Doctor’s Note, Toronto Star

TRP student & alumna collaborate on Doctor’s Note, Toronto Star

By DR. MICHELLE JACOBSON, KATIE TUCKER | University of Toronto Wed., March 28, 2018 | Toronto Star   Hysterectomy is the most ... Read More

TRP student Craig Madho and Jonathan Chio share their Pillars of Health Experience with the Science Community: IMS Magazine

TRP student Craig Madho and Jonathan Chio share their Pillars of Health Experience with the Science Community: IMS Magazine

One of the biggest questions students often have on their minds is what to do after they graduate. “The path to getting there is ... Read More

TRP student, Craig Madho, receives three leadership awards

TRP student, Craig Madho, receives three leadership awards

Congratulations to TRP student Craig Madho on winning the Roncari Book Prize at IMS50 Scientific Day! The Roncari Book Prize Honours ... Read More

TRP student, Dr Danielle Weidman shares “Tips for tough task of telling a kid they have cancer: Doctors’ Notes”

TRP student, Dr Danielle Weidman shares “Tips for tough task of telling a kid they have cancer: Doctors’ Notes”

Tips for tough task of telling a kid they have cancer: Doctors’ Notes By DR. DANIELLE WEIDMAN University of Toronto Mon., Feb. 26, 2018 Read More

TRP Student, shares via @TorontoStar Doctor’s Note her expertise on stroke recognition

TRP Student, shares via @TorontoStar Doctor’s Note her expertise on stroke recognition

By DR. GURPREET JASWALUniversity of Toronto Mon., Dec. 11, 2017 It is crucial to know the signs of a stroke and get help right away ... Read More

TRP TA Mena Abdel-Nour on Learning from others, Entrepreneurial Ventures, and New Research

TRP TA Mena Abdel-Nour on Learning from others, Entrepreneurial Ventures, and New Research

Mena Abdel-Nour is co-creator of Choco Fiber. The product is a healthier alternative to the popular spread Nutella. It “has 10% of the ... Read More

Understanding Humanity: Gateway into the lives of Torontonians

Understanding Humanity: Gateway into the lives of Torontonians

Understanding Humanity Stories go beyond simply entertaining us, they capture the essence of what it means to be human. A photo essay ... Read More

University of Toronto program teaches students to make use of scientific research

University of Toronto program teaches students to make use of scientific research

University of Toronto program teaches students to make use of scientific research   By ISABEL TEOTONIO, THE STAR Wed., May 13, 2015  Read More

University Of Toronto Rises In Global World Rankings

University Of Toronto Rises In Global World Rankings

U of T Ranked In The Top 10 In Nine Subject Areas Globally According To 2020 QS World Rankings By: Zoya Retiwalla | July 8, 2019 The ... Read More

Unsung Heroes: Ghirmai the interpreter

Unsung Heroes: Ghirmai the interpreter

Unsung Heroes: Ghirmai the interpreter  By CRAIG MADHO  Wed., Sept. 19, 2018 Read More

UofT Talks Presents – Opioids: From Wonder Drug to Epidemic – Now What?

UofT Talks Presents – Opioids: From Wonder Drug to Epidemic – Now What?

Join UofT Talks in unpacking the epidemic sweeping our nation: the opioid crisis. On Thursday June 28th, UofT Talks will be hosting an ... Read More

What is Professionalism? Part 1: The professional degree program

What is Professionalism? Part 1: The professional degree program

The TRP is designated to be a “Professional” program but there is no formally recognized profession of Translational Research within ... Read More

Who Is A Translator?

Who Is A Translator?

  Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | Oct 4, 2019   What comes to your mind when you hear the word translator? Your answer would possibly ... Read More