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U of T expert on anxiety and needles tapped to support COVID-19 immunization campaign

April 30, 2021

For Canada’s immunization drive to succeed, many will have to overcome their fear of needles to get one or more doses of a vaccine against COVID-19. 

Our Community Coronavirus, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Research and Innovation, Vaccines
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​U of T startup draws on AI, linguistics to power facial animation in video games

April 30, 2021

A University of Toronto startup is spurring the success of one of the best-selling video games of the past year – the dystopian action role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077.

Our Community Alumni, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Arts & Science, Startups, ThisIsThePlace, UTEST, Video Games
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'Going to the people': How nurses are caring for the community in the time of COVID-19

April 29, 2021

Experts at the University of Toronto say COVID-19 has drawn into sharp focus the impact that nurses have on community health engagement – and the needs of vulnerable populations.

Our Community Coronavirus, Insulin 100, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Several doctors attend to a patient with covid

Case study examines possible adverse reaction to COVID-19 treatment

April 29, 2021

University of Toronto physicians say more research is needed on the popular antiviral drug remdesivir, after they documented a rare case of bradycardia in a male COVID-19 patient shortly after he received the medication.

Breaking Research Coronavirus, Insulin 100, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Healthcare Engineering, Research & Innovation
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'Completely misunderstood' – Arthur Ripstein explores Immanuel Kant's views on war

April 29, 2021

A colleague of Arthur Ripstein once described the 18th century German philosopher Immanuel Kant as “the philosopher for people who like philosophy too much.”

City & Culture Books, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts & Science, Faculty of Law, Humanities
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New technology could allow more cancer patients to benefit from immunotherapy: U of T researchers

April 28, 2021

Professor Naoto Hirano of the Temerty Faculty of Medicine and collaborators have developed a new technology that rigorously and robustly identifies the immune cells that are capable of recognizing and eliminating cancer cells.

Breaking Research, Our Community Department of Immunology, Insulin 100, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Cancer, Research & Innovation, University Health Network
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Alexandra Gillespie to be officially installed as vice-president and principal of U of T Mississauga

April 28, 2021

The installation ceremony for Professor Alexandra Gillespie as the University of Toronto Mississauga’s 10th vice-president and principal will begin on April 29 at 6 p.m.

Our Community U of T Mississauga

U of T and Merck Canada partner to advance and share vaccine knowledge and research

April 27, 2021

As Canada marks National Immunization Awareness Week, a new investment from Merck Canada to the University of Toronto’s Centre for Vaccine Preventable Diseases at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) will support research, education and... Global Lens, Our Community Centre for Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Meric Gertler, Research & Innovation

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