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Discovery of Checkerboard Sample of Inner Ear Cells That Is Very important for Hearing

Left: The organ of Corti from a normal (control) mouse. The hair cells and their support cells are lined up in an alternating, checkerboard-like pattern. Right: The organ of Corti from a nectin KO mouse. The top row of images were taken at 12 days old, the bottom row at 28 days old. 2 weeks […]

U of T researchers make stem cells restore muscle tissue – The Varsity

Many existing tests to develop drugs within the field of regenerative medicine are time-consuming, cumbersome, and fail to mimic the physiological environment in human bodies. Recently though, a joint project between U of T’s Biomedical Engineering Faculty members Dr. Alison McGuigan and Dr. Penney Gilbert created an innovative way to manipulate and evaluate the regenerative […]