U of T Engineering professor Brendan Frey is the founder and CEO of Deep Genomics, a startup company applying deep learning techniques to revolutionize genomic medicine. The company is now applying its platform to accelerate the development of genetic medicines that could be used to treat disorders of the eye, liver and central nervous system. (Courtesy: Deep Genomics). May 3, 2017 | By Marit Mitchell

Deep Genomics applies machine learning to develop new genetic medicines

U of T Engineering spinoff company combines leading research in both artificial intelligence and genomic science to accelerate development of highly tailored medical treatments for genetic conditions


May 2, 2017 | By Tyler Irving

MusiKinesia device could ease therapy for patients with Parkinson’s

U of T invention offers auditory cues to assist with practicing upper body movements


University Professor Molly Shoichet is among the winners of this year’s Killam Prizes, which celebrate working scientists, writers, doctors and researchers who have dedicated their careers to solving challenges in our daily lives. (Photo: Roberta Baker). May 2, 2017 | By Tyler Irving

Molly Shoichet receives Killam Prize in Engineering

Award presented to Canadians who risk, innovate and lead the next generation of brilliant minds to a stronger future


May 1, 2017 | By Tyler Irving

High school student wins Sanofi Biogenius Canada competition for 3D tumour research at U of T Engineering

Jody Mou designed a system to rapidly manufacture 3D tumour models used in cancer research


Pranshu Malik (Courtesy: Pranshu Malik) May 1, 2017 | By Marit Mitchell

Aspiring roboticist wins full scholarship to join U of T Engineering

Pranshu Malik’s love for 3D modelling and engineering design has taken him to international aerospace and robotics competitions


April 27, 2017 | By Tyler Irving

U of T Engineering collaborates with industry and government on visual navigation for drones

Partnership will enable flying robots to find their way home in case a loss of communication or GPS navigation signal