December 2016

Welcome to The ORT Times

UHN Research The UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT) Times is a monthly e-newsletter for UHN trainees that features articles about trainee life, tips on career development, and research training opportunities within and outside of UHN. For additional info and past issues of The ORT Times, go to

Highlights from the December Issue:

Linda Penn, PhD
Director, UHN Office of Research Trainees (ORT)
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

A Multipronged Attack on Depression
Antipsychotics don’t reduce the efficacy of rTMS.
Bridging the Academy-to-Industry Gap
To make the leap, building your own portfolio of work might be your best springboard.
Promises of Ex Vivo Organ Generation
Regenerative medicine and bioengineering offer a chance to redefine the human lifespan.
Tackling Osteoarthritis
From the bench to the clinic.
Stem Cell Focus
Till & McCulloch Meetings highlights stem cell regulation and therapeutics.
Changing the Focus
Tailoring cancer to the patients’ needs.
Rehabilitation Research
Exploring the advances in rehabilitation medicine.

Upcoming Events and Funding Calendar

Jan 25


Mitacs Elevate is now accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral funding: $55 000 annual award. LOI and COI declaration are due at 5pm.

For info, click here.

Jan 28


The Beyond Sciences Initiative (BSI) is proud to announce the 2nd Annual International Remote Conference: Science and Society taking place on January 28-29, 2017. Registration is open.

For info, click here.

Feb 10


Meet leading traumatic brain injury experts and influencers face to face at the 2017 Traumatic Brain Injury Conference. Early bird registration deadline is on January 6, 2017.

For info, click here.

*The views expressed in the articles in this newsletter are not necessarily those of the UHN or ORT*

Please contact the ORT Coordinator
University Health Network

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