LMP1103H: Tissue injury, repair and regeneration

Who can attend

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course description

This module is an interactive course designed to provide you with a basic understanding of tissue injury, repair and regeneration.

Course coordinators

Dr. Mohit Kapoor

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

lmp.grad@utoronto.ca for administrative queries.

Timings and location

This course is offered every year in the Fall session.

Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm

Location: Synchronous online delivery (Zoom)

Evaluation methods

Term paper – 50%

Class participation – 50%


All sessions are led by Dr. Mohit Kapoor and Dr. Sowmya Viswanathan.

Lecture (dates TBC) Topic
Lecture 1 Wound healing and Fibrosis
Lecture 2 Joint injury, repair and regeneration
Lecture 3 Injury and repair mechanisms in the eye
Lecture 4

Liver assessment and repair with ex vivo liver perfusion

Lecture 5 Cardiac injury and repair/regeneration
Lecture 6 Protein aggregation and neurodegenerative diseases