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How far along are we? Can we grow our own organ?

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Scientists at the Toronto Zoo engage in critical research for species protection and conservation. We talk to Gabriela Mastromonaco to find out what being a Reproductive Physiologist at the Zoo is all about.

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Ever stop to think how a pharmaceutical or medical product finally makes it to the shelves of your local drug store? Who makes sure they’re safe? Who makes sure they meet government regulations and standards?

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Ever wonder how a drug goes from a discovery in a lab all the way to the shelves at your local drug store? Technology transfer is the field that deals with discovering new inventions and turning them into a product on the market.

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In proving the existence of stem cells, Ernest Armstrong McCulloch and James Edgar Till made one of the most important advancements in Canadian medical research since Banting and Best discovered insulin.

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On March 14, 2011, the provincial and territorial health ministries announced the creation of Canada’s first national and publically funded umbilical cord blood bank. 

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What would you think if I told you that a patient with leukemia (a cancer of the blood cells) could be cured using cells from their own skin?

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It seems like a new breakthrough in stem cell research is announced almost every day.

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Dr. Keith Brunt is a research fellow in regenerative medicine and uses stem cells in his research..

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Nanotechnology has applications in medicine, engineering, energy, and the fields of application keep growing. This is because it allows for very specific control of the material, but how exactly do we apply it?

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