A Fitting Tribute to a Special Kind of Doctor

When beloved family physician and UofTMed alumnus Dr. Samuel Leitenberg (MD ’74, PGME ’76) died in 2015, his patients, colleagues and family were devastated.

Posted on May 17, 2017

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President heralds Vector Institute’s Coup

President Gertler sees a bright future in Uber’s investment in the Vector Institute, in a recent article in The Globe and Mail

Posted on May 11, 2017

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Donor Gets a Glimpse into ALS Research

ALS Double Play committed $150,000 to create The Christopher Chiu Fellowship for ALS Research at U of T.

Posted on May 01, 2017

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Government of Japan establishes chair and centre in Japan studies at U of T

Munk School for Global Affairs receives US $5 million to establish first in Canada chair in Japanese politics and global affairs and Centre for the Study of Global Japan.

Posted on May 01, 2017

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Building on a vision to improve child nutrition

With a commitment of $10 million to the U of T Faculty of Medicine’s Centre for Child Nutrition, two donors are accelerating its impact and giving it a new name: The Joannah and Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition

Posted on Apr 12, 2017

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Miner’s Lamp Award dinner raises $600,000 for mental health research

The second annual Miner’s Lamp Award dinner brought the total raised for the prevention and early detection of severe mental illness to $1 million.

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

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IAMGOLD Corporation helps search for early signs of psychosis

One of the first projects to be supported by the annual Miner’s Lamp Award Dinner will deepen our understanding of youth mental health.

Posted on Feb 21, 2017

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Scarborough business owner donates $2 million to U of T for Tamil studies

One of U of T’s earliest Tamil alumni, businessman Ravi Gukathasan has given a historic donation to support a Tamil studies program at U of T Scarborough.

Posted on Feb 03, 2017

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A $2-million donation launches a city-wide urology research program

With support from Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. and patient Siggy Levy, Professor Sender Herschorn hopes to bring a sensitive subject out of the shadows.

Posted on Feb 01, 2017

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Remembering University of Toronto Chancellor Emerita Rose Wolfe

“A beloved champion, a distinguished alumna, and an incredibly warm and generous friend”

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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