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iBEST at a glance

iBEST officially opened its doors in January 2016 since then it has been a hub of productivity.  Today nearly 50 Ryerson and St. Michael’s researchers with expertise in engineering, science, biomedical and clinical research are collaborating to improve patient care by advancing health research and developing medical devices. We are pleased to share our first report iBEST At a glance, highlighting a selection of the activities and achievements by iBEST researchers to date.

 

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Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital recently hosted their 7th annual iBEST symposium bringing together the brightest minds in biomedical researcher to the hospital’s Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute on June 16, 2017. Highlighting the partnership between the two institutions,...
Title: iBEST Visiting Lecturer Series: Dr. Ya Wen Chen Date: Friday September 29th, 2017 Time: 1:00-2:00 PM Location: Keenan Research Centre Rm211 209 Victoria Street, 2nd Floor Description: On behalf of iBEST, Dr. Ya Wen Chen will be presenting “Generation of a three-dimensional lung organoid for human lung...
Source: http://stmichaelshospitalresearch.ca/stories/dr-teodor-grantcharov-appointed-keenan-chair-in-surgery/ By Geoff Koehler Dr. Teodor Grantcharov was named Keenan Chair in Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto. The five-year chair was developed to support a world-class surgeon-scientist at St. Michael’s. Dr. Grantcharov is a staff...
By: Carrie Duncan A team of Ryerson researchers, led by Scott Tsai, have developed a new method to create the uniformly minuscule microbubbles most desirable for use in ultrasound imaging. The cross-disciplinary team, based out of the iBEST laboratories at...
After only one year, the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology (iBEST) has leveraged its model of “bench to bedside” applied research to help researchers at Ryerson and St. Michael’s Hospital innovate medical solutions for the 21st century. iBEST...
Researchers, physicians and students were given an opportunity to critically examine the intersection of engineering and medical science, at the sixth annual symposium of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology (iBEST), held on Friday, June 24. Dr. Arthur...
  • iBEST offers a hub for scientists, engineers, clinicians, students and trainees to develop collaborative solutions to advance patient care.
Nearly 200 biomedical researchers, clinicians and student trainees from Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital gathered at the Keenan Research Centre in Toronto to explore healthcare research collaborations at the annual Institute for Biomedical Engineering Science and Technology (iBEST) symposium....
  • iBEST Symposium 2015
Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital invite you to a one-day symposium in support of our collaborative activities aimed to enhance interactions within the iBEST. Friday, June 26 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute 209 Victoria Street, Toronto...
  • Linda Maxwell
Building on Ryerson’s successful zone learning model, the Biomedical Zone at iBEST is a student-focused incubator for healthcare ventures located directly in a clinical setting. Barriers to market are removed, ensuring that ideas and technologies developed in the lab move...
  • Panelists at the Adopting Innovation and Technology in Healthcare Sympoisum
Innovation in technology is dramatically improving the delivery of healthcare services in Canada. Cloud computing, data analytics, 3D, and mobile technologies are helping healthcare providers to improve response times and detect preventable diseases. Yet “to produce innovation, the technologies must actually...