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Institute of Medical Science
Translational Research and Interdisciplinary  Graduate Education that Advance Human Health


SURP Research Day 2015
The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Research Day is just around the corner. Join us for a keynote lecture by pain specialist Karen Davis and see what our students have been up to.  Learn more.  

From cancer research to neuroscience our students are making a positive impact on human health. 

Watch the IMS Webinar and learn about our diverse research and program offerings.


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Congratulations to Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, Dr. Wendy Levinson and Dr. Laurence Klotz! Learn more about the Order of Canada appointees here.



Graduate and Life Science Education Office Video

Learn more about Graduate and Life Sciences Education in the Faculty of Medicine.  Watch the video. here


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The IMS Strategic Plan 2012-2017


Explore our huge range of opportunities to do multidisciplinary research in basic and clinical medical science.  Our graduate supervisors are world-calibre researchers doing original work in research centres, teaching hospitals and basic science departments throughout Toronto.

News and Events:

  • Zebrafish for Personalized/Precision Medicine Conference & Zebrafish Neuroscience Workshop


  • Are you a new IMS Student?

    Here are some things you need to know. more

  • 2016-2017 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC)

    Deadline: September 8, 2015 more

  • Celebrate Student Excellence!

    Congratulations to Dr. George Monir Ibrahim winner of the Governor General Gold Medal! more

  • Get Your Bot On! Robotics Hackathon

    H2i will be sponsoring 8 students. Apply by August 31st. more

  • IMS lab finds promise in diabetes drug to treat childhood brain injury


  • Translational Research Program featured in the Toronto Star

    University of Toronto program teaches students to make use of scientific research more

  • IMS Faculty Make Stem Cell Breakthrough!

    Hydrogels boost ability of stem cells to restore eyesight and heal brains more

  • IMS Faculty in the News!

    Cutting Edge Research leads to recognition for IMS Faculty. more

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