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

260
Publications
21,486
Citations
139
Awards won
79
H-Index

Features

  • June 2018 Convocation

    Congratulations to Stephanie Fisher, PhD who convocated on June 19, 2018 and now works at BlueRock Therapeutics.

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  • Feature of the Month: June 2018

    Congratulations to Nick for successfully defending his PhD! As always, Nick had a lot to say and it was all good. Great job! Congratulations to Jackie for successfully defending her PhD at the Departmental Oral – Jackie also did a great job explaining her data! Just one more defense left.…

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  • Maclean’s Magazine

    “Ultimately, I want Ontario’s outstanding science community to be respected and admired by all and to be open and welcoming to everyone from all the cultural backgrounds that make up this great province.” Dr Shoichet on how to build a culture of science in the March 2018 issue of Maclean's.

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  • Order of Canada

    Congratulations to Molly Shoichet! On Friday December 29, 2017, Molly Shoichet was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. • University of Toronto News • University of Toronto Engineering News

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Recent Publications

  • Publication

    “Photo-immobilized EGF chemical gradients differentially impact breast cancer cell invasion and drug response in defined 3D hydrogels” Fisher SA; Tam RY; Fokina A; Mahmoodi MM; Distefano MD; Shoichet MS. 2018  Biomaterials, in press xx1-x16; doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.01.032 MORE

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  • Publication

    “In vitro maturation of human iPS-derived neuroepithelial cells influences transplant survival in the stroke-injured rat brain” Payne SL; Anandakumaran PN; Varga B; Morshead CM; Nagy A; Shoichet MS. 2018 Tissue Engineering, 24: 351-60; doi: 10.1089/ten.tea.2016.0515 MORE

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  • Publication

    “Combined delivery of chondroitinase ABC and human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neuroepithelial cells promote tissue repair in an animal model of spinal cord injury”  Tator CH; Shoichet MS. 2018, Biomedical Materials, 13: 024103; doi: 10.1088/1748-605X/aa96dc MORE

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  • Publication

    “Independently tuning the biochemical and mechanical properties of 3D hyaluronan-based hydrogels with oxime and Diels-Alder chemistry to culture breast cancer spheroids” Baker AEG; Tam RY; Shoichet MS. 2017, Biomacromolecules, 18: 4373-84; doi: 10.1021/ac.biomac.7b01422 MORE

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