LMP1103H: Tissue injury, repair and regeneration
Who can attend
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This seminar/reading and conference course is an interactive course designed to provide graduate students a basic understanding of tissue injury, repair, and regeneration processes in major body tissues.
Each week, we will invite a leading guest speaker to present a seminar on their respective field of research related to tissue injury, repair, and regeneration.
Dr. Sowmya Viswanathan
Schroeder Arthritis Institute, Krembil Research Institute (University Health Network) and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and at the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
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Timings and location
This course is offered every year in the Fall session.
Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm
Location: Synchronous online delivery (Zoom)
- Total - 20 marks
- Students are required to be in attendance for all 6 lectures
Class participation (30%)
- Total – 30 marks for six classes (5 marks each)
- Students are required to submit:
- at least two written questions and
- participate in the discussion on the paper that follows the guest lecture
Term paper (50%)
- Due date: Nov 9, 2021
- Total - 50 marks
- Abstract: 6 marks
- Introduction: 6 marks
- Methods: 6 marks
- Results: 12 marks
- Discussion including references: 20 marks
All sessions are led by Dr. Mohit Kapoor and Dr. Sowmya Viswanathan.
|Lecture (dates TBC)||Topic|
|September 14, 2021||MSC and joint injury and repair||Dr. Sowmya Viswanathan|
|September 21, 2021||Injury and repair mechanisms in the eye||Dr. Jeremy Sivak|
|September 28, 2021||Cardiac injury and repair/regeneration||Dr. Terrence Yau|
|October 5, 2021||
Wound healing and fibrosis
|Dr. Boris Hinz|
|October 12, 2021||Liver assessment and repair with ex vivo liver perfusion||Dr. Nazia Selzner|
|October 19, 2021||Protein aggregation and neurodegenerative diseases||Dr. Lorraine Kalia|