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Twins Go From Lab to Parliament Hill to Fight Concussions

The reason for identical twins Sandhya and Swapna Mylabathula’s visit to Parliament was no joke – even if they were carrying a life-size brain made of Jell-O on April Fools' Day. They were invited to speak to a subcommittee on sports-related concussions, part of a roster of witnesses including top sports scientists and hockey legends like Eric Lindros and Ken Dryden.
Apr 12 / 2019

Turning Big Ideas into Real Solutions: UofTMed Student Showcase

Big questions spark ideas that could change medicine. At this year’s UofTMed Student Showcase — an annual event celebrating donors to the Faculty of Medicine — students and trainees put their innovative answers on display.
Apr 9 / 2019

Faces of U of T Medicine: Courtney Francis

Second-year MD student Courtney Francis is known to many of her social media followers as @TheGirlyMD. She’s using her rapidly-growing platform as an opportunity to connect with others in the medical community, share what it’s like to be a medical student and empower young women to pursue their dreams. Francis spoke to Faculty of Medicine writer Julia Soudat about what inspired her to publicly share her journey and what she’s learned from her experience.
Mar 8 / 2019

Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Health Systems Perform Better

U of T graduate students have found that artificial intelligence can be used not just to diagnose patients, but to improve decision-making across the field of health care – a development that could profoundly improve the delivery of health care and sustainability of our health systems.
Mar 6 / 2019