TPRM Graduate Course in Regenerative Medicine 2022-2023


Graduate Course in Regenerative Medicine



There is a limit of 40 students across Canada.

The graduate course in regenerative medicine is designed to offer a broad-based trans-disciplinary overview of the current concepts and issues related to the field of regenerative medicine.

This course is unique in its breadth and subject matter and similar courses are currently non-existent in Canadian graduate programs. The primary objective of the course is to provide a state-of-the-art review of various aspects of regenerative medicine including background material, the key scientific components of the field of regenerative medicine, and ethical, economic and other issues important to regenerative medicine.

This course will be applicable to all students interested in the field of regenerative medicine, whether their interests and career goals are in basic sciences, clinical epidemiology, bioethics, or other areas.

Weekly lectures will feature members of the program faculty. They will be grouped thematically and will address a breadth of topics. Lectures will occur in a classroom setting at the University Health Network, and will be broadcast live via webcast for trainees across Canada.
Journal clubs throughout the course will allow for collaboration between students of various disciplines to discuss various regenerative medicine articles.

The course is offered at the University of Toronto and online for graduate students across Canadian Universities. It is a full academic year course and credit weight varies by institution. Please contact your university to obtain weighting details.

Dates: Weekly on Thursdays from September 15, 2022 – April 27, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Toronto time)
Location: In-person (UofT students) – Toronto General Hospital (585 University Avenue). Virtual for all other students

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Interested students must first receive permission from the Course Director to take the course prior to registering.
Interested students must e-mail Course Director Sonya MacParland and copy the Education Coordinator, Anna Cocco with the following information:

  • Your personal information (Name, University and Department, Student ID Number, Program, year and level of study (i.e. MSc, PhD, special student, other)
  • Your Supervisor’s information (Name and e-mail address)
  • Required: A brief description (200 words or less) on i) your interest in taking this course, and ii) the relation of your research project to regenerative medicine.

Once approval has been granted, you will be able to register for credit.

Students attending McGill University, Université de Montréal, and University of British Columbia: You must complete a Graduate Exchange Agreement without paying additional tuition. This form can be obtained by your Graduate Department. As this process takes time, it is strongly recommended to begin the process as early as possible to be enrolled prior to course start date of September 15, 2022.


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