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Order of Canada Two Professors Named to Canada's Highest Honour
Professors Brenda Andrews and Frances A. Shepherd have been named to the Order of Canada.
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Transforming St. George Campus Transforming St. George campus
Winning team picked to transform downtown University of Toronto campus.
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LInc Brings Medical Students Closer to Patients LInC Brings Medical Students Closer to Patients
During clerkship, third year medical students work with physicians in a variety of clinical areas. Previously, students engaged in specialties one at a time, a program called LInC changes that.
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New Gene Mapping Reveals Cancer's Achilles Heel New Gene Mapping Reveals Cancer’s Achilles Heel
Scientists have mapped out the genes that keep our cells alive, creating a long-awaited foothold for understanding how our genome works and which genes are crucial in disease like cancer.
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Adrienne Alison Adrienne Alison
Award winning artist credits experience in the anatomy lab.
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Brian and Joannah Lawson, Michael Dan At the Heart of a Great Campaign
Co-chairs, Michael Dan and Brian and Joannah Lawson, have been critical to the Faculty of Medicine’s success within the Boundless campaign. Learn more about why these UofT alumni are dedicating their time to this important cause.
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Dr. Isabel Teskey Ayer A Glimpse into the Faculty’s Living History
Read about Adrienne Alison's grandmother, Dr. Ayer, MD’ 1920, founding member of the Community Clinic Association at Women's College Hospital.
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Animal Ethics Committee Call for Volunteers
                Animal Ethics Committee Call for Volunteers
The University is currently seeking volunteers for the position of community representative on several animal care committees across the three campuses. Interested candidates should have no current formal affiliation with the University, good communication skills, compassion for living beings and a commitment to contribute to the advancement of research at U of T. Contact Rhain Louis for more information.
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Campaign to date:
$452,147,853* of  $500,000,000

of our Campaign total has been generously donated by our alumni
*as at January 18, 2016

Read the December 2015 Campaign Update.
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Obesity War
Obesity: Have We Lost the War?
Obesity is a puzzling epidemic. Links between obesity and ill health keep getting stronger and we know more than ever about nutrition and exercise. So, what can we do about it?
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Giving Tuesday: Help Renovate the Anatomy

Giving Tuesday: Help Renovate the Anatomy Lab
The anatomy lab is the foundation of our student's training. Help renovate it!
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February 03, 2016   Department of Nutritional Science Career Panel, Toronto, Toronto.
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February 06, 2016   Department of Otolaryngology Alumni and Friends Dinner
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February 20, 2016   Daffydil Alumni Reception, Toronto.
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March 02, 2016   Miriam Toews Author Event, Toronto
Location: Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle
Reception: 5pm-6pm Naylor Lobby
Reading and Discussion: 6pm-8pm, Room 3154
No RSVP required
February 20, 2016   CCME Dean's Reception, Montreal
For more information contact:
6 Queen's Park Crescent West
Toronto, ON Canada M5S 3H2
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