The research course has been developed to provide a broad based interdisciplinary training for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents in the area of developmental biology from both basic science and clinical perspectives. The workshop combines a lecture/seminar program with an active research component. The course is also offered as a component of a Graduate course (PSL1080H) in the Department of Physiology at the University of Toronto.

The course is open to all trainees (Graduate students, Postdoctoral Fellows, Residents and Clinical Fellows) at The University of Toronto and combines cutting edge lectures, seminars and practical sessions in the areas of:

– Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
– Pregnancy & Birth
– Developmental Neurobiology
– Cardiovascular Development
– Pulmonary Development
– Developmental Origins of Health & Disease
August 20-26 – Stockholm, Sweden.

International Exchange Opportunity: International Exchange Program in Developmental and Perinatal Biology

Local Organizing Committee:
Steve Matthews
Brian Cox
Evelyn Lambe
Steve Lye
Janet Rossant
Cristina Nostro
Bev Bessey

Co-Sponsors:
Mats Sundin Foundation
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Toronto
Medicine by Design, University of Toronto
Heart & Stroke / Richard Lewar Centres of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Hospital for Sick Children
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
Karolinska Institute

20th Annual Exchange in developmental and perinatal biology between The University of Toronto and The Karolinska Institute.

Exchange Booklet August 2016

Local Organizing Committee:
Stephen Matthews (Chair)
Bev Bessey
Andrea Constantinof
Brian Cox
Victoria De Luca
Robert Jankov
Evelyn Lambe
Steve Lye
Ursula Nosi

Co-Sponsors:
Hospital for Sick Children, Research Institute
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Toronto
Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development, University of Toronto
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Medicine by Design, University of Toronto
Heart and Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research

August 17-21, 2015, Karolinska Institute in Sweden

Organized by Dr. Ola Hermanson with assistance from Aileen Gracias for the social program. It was attended by 5 Faculty and 16 Trainees from the University of Toronto.

18th Annual Exchange in developmental and perinatal biology between The University of Toronto and The Karolinska Institute.

Exchange Booklet Karolinska 2014

Local Organizing Committee:
Stephen Matthews (Chair)
Lee Adamson
Bev Bessey
Brian Cox
Robert Jankov
Jenny Katsoulakos
Steve Lye
Vasilis Moisiadis
Ursula Nosi
Janet Rossant
Nicole Smith
Neil Sweezey

Co-Sponsors:
Hospital for Sick Children, Research Training Centre
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Toronto
Fraser Mustard Institute for Human Development, University of Toronto
Division of Neonatology, Hospital for Sick Children
Department of Physiology, University of Toronto
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto

August 18-24, 2013, Karolinska Institute

Organized by Dr. Ola Hermanson with assistance from Aileen Gracias for the social program. It was attended by 5 faculty and 15 trainees from the University of Toronto.