Solving important problems together

Welcome to the Shoichet Lab

"Our research program requires a cross disciplinary approach where aspects of engineering, chemistry, and biology are applied to the fields of Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery. We approach unsolved problems in medicine by creating a series of design criteria which we then use to formulate solutions."

The Numbers

278
Publications
24,000
Citations
139
Awards won
83
H-Index

Features

  • Feature of the Month: April 2019

    Congratulations to Dr. Alexander Baker who successfully defended his PhD!We also wish to congratulate Alexander Baker on winning the best poster award in the Health area at the Chem Eng dinner!         Welcome Dr. Muhammad Rizwan as a post-doctoral fellow to our lab!     

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  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

    On February 7, 2019, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) named Dr. Molly Shoichet a 2019 Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Chemical Engineering News Chemistry and Industry (April 2019)

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  • University Affairs

    The February 1, 2019 issue of University Affairs, features Dr. Molly Shoichet. Undeterred from any losses that may come her way, one constant goal that pushes Dr. Shoichet forward is to be a champion of science.

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  • AmacaThera

    AmacaThera, a Toronto-based company commercializing hydrogel-based drug delivery platforms, has raised $3.25 million CAD in seed financing from Sprout BioVentures, Viva Biotech, and Grey Sky Venture Partners.  AmacaThera’s founding technology was discovered at the University of Toronto by Dr. Molly Shoichet, a leading expert on polymer design. AmacaThera envisions their proprietary…

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Recent Publications

  • Publication

    “Colloidal drug aggregate stability in high serum conditions and pharmacokinetic consequence” Ganesh AN; Aman A; Logie J; Barthel BL; Cogan P; Al-awar RS; Koch TH; Shoichet BK; Shoichet MS. 2019 ACS Chemical Biology, in press, xx1-xx7; doi: 10.1021/acschembio.9b00032 Publication

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  • Publication

    “Local delivery of stabilized chondroitinase ABC degrades chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans in stroke-injured rat brains” Hettiaratchi MH; O’Meara MJ; Teal CJ; Payne SL; Pickering AJ; Shoichet MS. 2019 J.Controlled Release, 297: 14-25; doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2019.01.033 Publication  

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  • Publication

    “Local delivery of BDNF enables behavioural recovery and tissue repair in stroke-injured rats” Obermeyer JM; Tuladhar A; Payne SL; Ho E; Morshead CM; Shoichet MS. 2019 Tissue Engineering, Part A., accepted 11/30/2018; doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2018.0215

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  • Publication

    “Controlled release strategy designed for intravitreal protein delivery to the retina”  Delplace V; Ortin-Martinez A; Tsai ELS; Amin AN; Wallace V; Shoichet MS. 2019, J.Controlled Release, 293: 10-20; doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2018.11.012 Publication

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