Congratulations to Sara and J.L. Vasconcelos on the birth of their daughter Olivia on Friday Mar 19, 2015. Baby Olivia is definitely getting the most sleep of all 3 of them, but everyone is doing well.March 26th, 2015 by laschinger
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Professor Milica Radisic to its College of Fellows. Professor Radisic was nominated, reviewed and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows in recognition of her innovative research on the design and laboratory development of heart tissue. A formal induction ceremony was held during AIMBE’s 2015 Annual Meeting at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall in Washington, DC on March 16, 2015.
The University of Toronto along with the Hospital for Sick Children and the University Health Network (UHN) are partners in the newly formed Ted Rogers Center for Heart Research. It’s mandate is to bring together research, education and innovation in personalized genomic medicine, stem cell research, bioengineering, and cardiovascular treatment and management, with the goal to improve heart health across a person’s entire lifespan.
The Radisic Lab will be joining with 9 other labs to comprise the Translational Biology and Engineering Lab, as part of this center.
On Aug.14,2014, Minister of State for Science and technology, Ed Holder, accompanied by Minister Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, toured the Radisic Lab prior to the announcement of the recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. Miles accepted his award and spoke on behalf of all the recipients.