MBiotech Program News

06/02/2013 - 10:00 - MBiotech Alum in the News: Ilia Tikhomirov, Class of 2007

AvidBiologics Inc., a life sciences company developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), partners with the National Research Council Canada (NRC) to develop three novel ADCs for the treatment of cancer. "This partnership transforms AvidBiologics into a leading ADC company with one of the most compelling ADC pipelines in the...

20/12/2012 - 11:00 - Holiday Closure

Please note: The Master of Biotechnology Program Office will be closed from Friday, December 21 at 12 noon until Monday, January 7 at 9:00am. The online Admissions Application will still be available for applicants/referees to upload documents, but MBiotech staff will not be able to respond to inquiries during this time. Please refer to the...

26/11/2012 - 09:38 - Industrial Inroads: MBiotech program leading to impressive partnerships with industry.

Carla DeMarco car.demarco@utoronto.ca Eva Furczon has always found innovation in healthcare business very intellectually interesting. So with this pursuit as a driving force, coupled with her passion for forging new ways to facilitate access to innovative medicines, she enrolled in the University of Toronto Mississauga’s...

08/11/2012 - 18:00 - 2012 Symposium on Market Access in Diabetes

The MBiotech Class of 2013 will be presenting a Symposium on Market Access in Diabetes (SMAD) on November 8, 2012.  Date: November 8, 2012 Location: University of Toronto Mississauga Instructional Building, Room 120 Refreshments: 6:00pm, Symposium: 6:30-9:30pm Public market access for pharmaceuticals has become an increasingly...

05/10/2012 - 15:00 - Biological markers increase clinical trial success rate of new breast cancer drugs

Lanna Crucefix news.utm@utoronto.ca Using biological markers—genetic characteristics that are associated with some patients with breast cancer—can increase the success rate of clinical trials for breast cancer drugs by almost 50 per cent, says new research from the University of Toronto Mississauga. “It...

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