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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 be 'someone ... read more

What We Believe: Black Lives Matter

What We Believe: Black Lives Matter

TRP student, Vida Maksimoska, stands firmly in support of those peacefully fighting this disease that has far-reaching roots in our society. In this candid blog, she shares her thoughts, views, and talks about how we can help change the status quo. She shared open-source resources to educate us on why this movement is essential and why we need to lend our voices to turn a new leaf in the history of equality.  read more

Upcoming Virtual Info Sessions For Our September 2020 Cohort

Upcoming Virtual Info Sessions For Our September 2020 Cohort

Despite the current situation the time to plan for the future is now.  Though it is clear that graduate program delivery and structure ... 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

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 Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | July 8, ... read more

University Of Toronto Rises Again, Ranked Number One In Graduate Employability

University Of Toronto Rises Again, Ranked Number One In Graduate Employability

U of T ranked 15th globally when it comes to producing work-ready graduates, according to the latest employability rankings by Times ... read more

U of T researcher’s ‘lab-in-a-box’ promises to boost COVID-19 testing capacity

U of T researcher’s ‘lab-in-a-box’ promises to boost COVID-19 testing capacity

"Lab-in-a-box" read more

U of T ranked first in Canada in 10 of 11 subjects by Times Higher Education

U of T ranked first in Canada in 10 of 11 subjects by Times Higher Education

The University of Toronto ranked first in Canada, or shared the top spot, in 10 out of 11 subjects – one more than a year earlier – ... read more

U Of T Ranked Among World’s Top 25 Universities In Latest QS World University Rankings

U Of T Ranked Among World’s Top 25 Universities In Latest QS World University Rankings

Source: UofT News The University of Toronto has been ranked among the top 25 universities in the world by the prestigious QS World ... read more

TRP Up-Close: Pre-existing Conditions

TRP Up-Close: Pre-existing Conditions

"If there is one thing that may be seen as a positive of the COVID pandemic in the context of education and curriculum design, it might be this: it has forced people, students and instructors alike to disrupt their entrenched ways of doing things." read more

TRP Up-Close: Knowledge Translation In The Time Of COVID-19

TRP Up-Close: Knowledge Translation In The Time Of COVID-19

"Yes, these ARE difficult times – and while the focus needs to remain on healthcare provision at the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis, the Translational Research Program team itself immediately rose to the challenge." read more

TRP Up-Close: In Times Of Uncertainty, Opportunities Abound

TRP Up-Close: In Times Of Uncertainty, Opportunities Abound

At the TRP, we strongly believe in disruptive reforms when faced with obstacles. Exploring different means and fostering connectivity has been an intriguing and exciting ride. From expanding the boundaries of virtual conferences to brining voices from the frontline of this pandemic, the possibilities are endless. read more

TRP Up-Close: Adaptability In The Time Of A Pandemic

TRP Up-Close: Adaptability In The Time Of A Pandemic

"Being able to see our team, instructors, and students, come together to create opportunities, even during a pandemic, has been an amazing experience for me." 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 calories of Nutella. It is fortified with fiber and has 20% of your daily fiber intake in about 2 spoons.”   read more

TRP Students Win Illustrious 2019 PBRI Seed Grant

TRP Students Win Illustrious 2019 PBRI Seed Grant

We are honoured to announce that our students, Agnes Ryzynski, Andrew Wan, and Raja Ravi have received the prestigious 2019 ... 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 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, ... read more

TRP Student Wins Prestigious CGS-M/ SSHRC Award

TRP Student Wins Prestigious CGS-M/ SSHRC Award

We are honoured to announce that our student, Sabrin Salim has received the illustrious 'Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's Program ... 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 ... 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 During COVID-19

TRP During COVID-19

“Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win.” – Max McKeown.   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 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

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 researcher and TRP graduate Andrei Iliuta came to during his fellowship with Dr. York Pei at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, where he studied schlerotherapy. 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 ... 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

TR Talks: Implementation In Clinics And Community

TR Talks: Implementation In Clinics And Community

A good idea is about only about ten percent, the remaining ninety is implementation. Zoya Retiwalla| TRP | March 21, 2020 In the ... read more

TR Talks: Healthcare Specialists Charted Into The Uncharted Territories Of Translational Science and Doled Out Invaluable Clinical Insights

TR Talks: Healthcare Specialists Charted Into The Uncharted Territories Of Translational Science and Doled Out Invaluable Clinical Insights

Collaborations, failures, and a non-conservative attitude in risk-taking are the key to a successful translation. Zoya Retiwalla| TRP ... read more

TR Talks: Addressing Intellectual Property Like An Expert

TR Talks: Addressing Intellectual Property Like An Expert

IP is essential to incentivize innovation; doing it right is of paramount importance. Zoya Retiwalla| TRP | February 22, 2020 You ... read more

TR Talks – Innovation Heralders Shed Light On The Opportunities And Challenges In Funding Translation

TR Talks – Innovation Heralders Shed Light On The Opportunities And Challenges In Funding Translation

TR Talks – Innovation Heralders Shed Light On The Opportunities And Challenges In Funding Translation  Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | November read more

TR Talks – Experts Discuss The Challenges And Barriers To Innovations In Healthcare

TR Talks – Experts Discuss The Challenges And Barriers To Innovations In Healthcare

TR Talks – Experts Discuss The Challenges And Barriers To Innovations In Healthcare Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | November 27, ... 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

Thinking outside the box: TRP-York U Podcast

Thinking outside the box: TRP-York U Podcast

Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | March 9, 2020 The healthcare field is undergoing rapid transformation. This change in tide has brought with it ... read more

The Audience Is Not Full Of Ghouls

The Audience Is Not Full Of Ghouls

Banner Credit: Zoya Retiwalla for the TRP Effective communication is a cornerstone of numerous fields. In translational research, ... read more

Student Reflection: Chartering New Territories

Student Reflection: Chartering New Territories

#UofTMed International Student Reflection by Shayan Shayan Bashir, M.D. M.H.Sc. TRP As an internationally trained physician with a ... 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 to ... read more

Student Feature: Dr. Ibrar Mustafa

Student Feature: Dr. Ibrar Mustafa

As an internationally trained physician with a secure future, moving to Canada was a huge step for Dr. Ibrar Mustafa. Fuelled by his ... read more

Stepping Up In The Time Of A Global Pandemic

Stepping Up In The Time Of A Global Pandemic

While the world grapples with an unprecedented enemy, Dr. Ibrar Mustafa a Student at the TRP, launched a telehealth portal. It not only connects the world’s best doctors to patients who lack proper healthcare infrastructure but also supplies PPE and food to the needy. 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, ... 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

Revolutionizing Hospital Care With Artificial Intelligence: Dr. Muhammad Mamdani

Revolutionizing Hospital Care With Artificial Intelligence: Dr. Muhammad Mamdani

Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | December 6, 2019 "There are products that can have a real impact but then whether the product has an impact on ... read more

Real Talk: Mental Health During A Modern Pandemic

Real Talk: Mental Health During A Modern Pandemic

Physical distancing mandates, though indispensable, have hampered tangible human contact for months. Our student, Sidhesh, who moved from India to pursue higher-education was caught in the headlights with the sudden, monumental changes that COVID-19 has brought in the world. He spoke to us about the impact that the “new normal” has brought to his life and divulged honestly into coping mechanisms hoping to help us understand that we are in this struggle together. read more

Program Admission – EXTENDED

Program Admission – EXTENDED

We live in uncertain times. These times have been especially taxing on healthcare professionals and clinicians.  Some have had to ... 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

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

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

National COVID-19 Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

National COVID-19 Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

Canada is calling for volunteers 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 ... read more

Lunch ‘N Learn with SE Health’s Futures Team

Lunch ‘N Learn with SE Health’s Futures Team

Lunch ‘N Learn with SE Health’s Futures Team Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | November 27, 2019  SE Health’s mission is to spread hope and ... read more

Lunch ‘N Learn with AGE-WELL

Lunch ‘N Learn with AGE-WELL

Lunch ‘N Learn with AGE-WELL Zoya Retiwalla | TRP | November 20, 2019   The AGE-WELL Network strives to create real-world ... read more

Looking to the Northern Lights: Helping in an Uncertain Time

Looking to the Northern Lights: Helping in an Uncertain Time

Pandemics such as the novel coronavirus outbreak can give rise to anxiety and uncertainty. But they can also fuel kindness. Making ... read more

Living in the age of Pandemics

Living in the age of Pandemics

Most of the world is aware and has begun to grow tired of the extreme measures being taken to fight the COVID-19 global pandemic. But significantly fewer extreme measures and attention are being paid to yet another pandemic we’ve been facing. A pandemic of intolerance, racism, and ignorance.  A pandemic of harmful, selfish and uninformed ideologies fueled by self-serving agents of misinformation and duplicity. 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 program instead of being a Mentor”.  And in a way, she was both a student and a mentor.   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

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. ... 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

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

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

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

CO(VID): Networking In The Time Of COVID

CO(VID): Networking In The Time Of COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges and the world is swiftly adapting to new normals. At the TRP, we strongly ... 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

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

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

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 ... read more

AI For… Artificial Inventor?

AI For… Artificial Inventor?

See what Gabriella Chan has to say about AI read more

A Member Of The TRP Community Won’t Let A Pandemic Stop Her From Care Mongering

A Member Of The TRP Community Won’t Let A Pandemic Stop Her From Care Mongering

While we are encouraged to stay home as much as we can during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many situations in which volunteers can ... read more

TRP also provided a self-directed environment and opportunities to develop core competencies — like team building, collaboration, networking, creativity and problem solving — that will help me throughout my career.

 - Gurpreet Kamboj, 2015 Cohort