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Advancing discovery, medicine and health

Donnelly Centre is a global research hub where scientists from diverse fields explore the power of genomic technology to advance discovery, medicine and health.
map of genetic interactions
Michael Costanzo
A global map of genetic interactions showing how thousands of genes work together to sustain cellular fitness.
May 8, 2024
Biomanufacturing Hub Network (BioHubNet), an immersive talent development program led by Molly Shoichet, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, has been awarded $18.9 million in federal funding from the Canada Biomedical Research Fund and Biomedical Research Infrastructure Fund.
May 8, 2024
An international team led by researchers at the University of Toronto has found a family of natural compounds with potential as new and more effective treatments for parasitic worms. The compounds stall the unique metabolic process that worms use to survive in the human gut.
May 3, 2024
Researchers at the University of Toronto have found naturally occurring compounds in the gut that can be harnessed to reduce inflammation and other symptoms of digestive issues. This can be achieved by binding the compounds to an important, but poorly understood nuclear receptor.