Vivian’s paper on “Mechanically stimulated osteocytes reduce the bone‐metastatic potential of breast cancer cells in vitro by signaling through endothelial cells” and Henry’s paper on “OCY454 Osteocytes as an in Vitro Cell Model for Bone Remodeling Under Mechanical Loading” are in the top 10% downloaded articles in their respective journals. Congratulations!
Delphine is a winner of the highly-contested Bone and Mineral Group Scholarship offered by the Collaborative Specialization of Musculoskeletal Sciences (CSMS) Program here at UofT! Congratulations Delphine!
The CRAFT scholarship will provide funding to support work on developing microfluidic platforms for bone cell research. Congratulations Henry!
Our recently published work on microfluidic capture of multiple myeloma cells was featured by multiple scientific news agencies! Congratulations to Tony and the lab for their amazing work! British Society of Haemotology: https://b-s-h.org.uk/about-us/news/multiple-myeloma-cell-detector-developed/ Bioanalysis: https://www.bioanalysis-zone.com/2019/11/19/microfluidic-device-myeloma/ American Institute of Physics: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-11/aiop-tfh111219.phphttps://phys.org/news/2019-11-tiny-filters-cancerous-blood-cells.html AIP Publishing:https://publishing.aip.org/publications/latest-content/tiny-filters-help-detect-cancerous-blood-cells/ MEMS Consulting:http://www.mems.me/mems/microfluidics_201911/8988.html
Congratulations to Delphine for receiving Mt. Sinai Graduate Scholarship and to Henry for receiving the FASE Graduate Student Endowment Fund! Good job to both of them!
Christina did an amazing job on her Masters defense. Congratulations to Christina and wish you all the best on your future endeavors!
Lidan has been named an Erwin Edward Hart Professor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Congratulations Lidan!
Henry was awarded the first place in Biomedical Research posters at the Annual MIE Research Symposium! Congratulations!
Tony has successfully passed his PhD qualifying exam and has now officially become a PhD candidate. Congratulations!
Christina and Kevin’s paper on “Microfluidic platform for studying osteocyte mechanoregulation of breast cancer bone metastasis” was featured as the editor’s choice on Science Translational Medicine! Congratulations to their fantastic work! You can find the editor’s article here: https://stm.sciencemag.org/content/11/496/eaax9564?utm_campaign=toc_stm_2019-06-12&et_rid=33948672&et_cid=2857780.