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2023

2023

2022

2022

Congratulations to Julia Lin for winning the First Place Stemcell Technologies Poster Award at the Medicine By Design Annual Symposium!

December 2022

Slava Epelman was award the Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher for 2022!

November 2022

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Congratulations to Homaira on being awarded a Vanier CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship to study viral myocarditis!!

April 2022

The Epelman lab publishes in Science Immunology, and was featured on the cover! Congratulations to the co-lead authors Sarah, Anthony, Homaira and Sara!

January 2022

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2021

2021

Congratulations Rysa on receiving the Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund scholarship!

December 2021

Congratulations Anthony on his ePoster Presentation award at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI) Research Day!

November 2021

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Epelman lab publishes in Immunity!

August 2021

Selective loss of resident macrophage-derived insulin-like growth factor-1 abolishes adaptive cardiac growth to stress

Epelman lab received a 5-year CIHR grant!

August 2021

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An unexpected role for type I Interferon underlies cardiac adaptation to stress and prevents heart failure

Epelman lab received a 5-year CIHR grant with the Robbins lab!

August 2021

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Defining the role of cardiovascular co-morbidity in COVID-19 disease pathogenesis

Congratulations to Sarah on her newborn daughter, Emma!

July 2021

Homaira was awarded the Canadian Society for Immunology Poster Presentation Award - Gold!

June 2021

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Rysa was awarded the Best Oral presentation at Annual Department Retreat for the Department of Immunology!

June 2021

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Rysa received the second place Mimi and Charles Hollenberg Research Award for Mechanistic Studies!

June 2021

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Rysa received the Canadian Society for Immunology Virtual Meeting Quanterix Award!

June 2021

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Congratulations Homaira on her Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship!

June 2021

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Congratulations Rysa on her OGS award!

June 2021

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Rysa presented at the Canadian Hypertension Congress Virtual Meeting!

May 2021

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Congratulations Slava Epelman on his promotion to Senior Scientist with TGHRI!

April 2021

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Congratulations Laura on her CIHR CGS-D award!

April 2021

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Epelman lab received a 3-year CIHR Team grant!

April 2021

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Cerebrovascular-immune interfaces: searching for an immune signature coupling hypertension to cognitive dysfunction (ImmuneHyperCog)

February 2021

Anthony received the Paolo Sassone-Corsi Top Presenter Award at the Beyond Sciences Initiative 6th Annual International Conference!

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Simon was awarded the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI) Postdoctoral Fellow award!

November 2021

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2020

2020

Slava Epelman was award the Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher for 2020!

November 2020

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Congratulations Homaira on her Poster Presentation award at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI) Research Day!

November 2020

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Congratulations to Dler on his newborn son, Yano!

October 2020

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Homaira received the 1st place Best Overall 5 Minute Thesis award at the Infection and Immunity Research Forum!

October 2020

Congratulations Anthony on receiving the Gairdner Foundation Award at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum 2020!

September 2020

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Congratulations Homaira on receiving the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research Education Fund award!

September 2020

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Congratulations Anthony on being elected president of IGSA for 2020-2021 council!

August 2020

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Congratulations Anthony on his CIHR National Poster Presentation Gold Award at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum 2020!

August 2020

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Congratulations Rysa on her Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research Education Fund award!

July 2020

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Congratulations Laura on her OGS award!

July 2020

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Rysa was awarded the Best Oral presentation at Annual Department Retreat for the Department of Immunology!

June 2020

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Congratulations Anthony on his Graduate Student Wellness Grant!

June 2020

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Congratulations Rysa on her OGS award!

June 2020

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Congratulations Homaira on her CIHR CGS-M award!

April 2020

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Epelman lab received a 5-year CIHR grant!

January 2020

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Fate, function and high-dimensional analyses of monocyte-derived macrophages in viral cardiomyopathy

2019

2019

Congratulations Homaira on receiving the Dick & Peggy Sharpe Award!

July 2020

Epelman lab holiday lunch at the Paint Cabin 

December 2019

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Showing off our more artistic side

Congratulations to Homaira for her two poster awards!

October 2019

1. The TGHRI Poster Presentation award

2. Toronto Innovation Acceleration Partners (TIAP) poster presentation award for project innovation

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Congratulations Rysa on her Ted Rogers Research Education Fund PhD award! 

July 2019

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Congratulations Laura on her OGS award!

July 2019

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Congratulations Rysa on her OGS award!

July 2019

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Celebrating Laura, Anthony and Rysa's successful PhD transfer/qualification exams at the Cactus Club

May 2019

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Congratulations Anthony on his CIHR CGS-D award!

April 2019

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Congratulations Julia on her CIHR CGS-M Award!

April 2019

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Epelman lab publishes in Nature Immunology, and makes it on the cover!

January 2019

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2018

2018

Welcoming Sarah D's newborn son, Nathan!

August 2018

Blue Infant Shoes

Epelman lab at Captive Escape

July 2018

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We didn't escape, but they still let us out

Congratulations Laura on her OGS award!

July 2018

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Congratulations Rysa on her CIHR-CGS M award!

April 2018

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Congratulations Anthony on his CIHR-CGS M award!

April 2018

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2017

Dr. Slava Epelman becomes a research chair at the Loretta Rogers Chair in Immuno-Bioengineering

March 2018

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Our BD LSR Fortessa flow cytometer arrived!

February 2018

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Part of our Canada Foundation for Innovation Ontario Research Fund With Dr. Clinton S. Robbins on "Elucidating the Role of Macrophages in Cardiovascular Disease"

Congratulations Sarah D on her CIHR Fellowship!

2018

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2017

2017

Congratulations Laura on her HSRLCE Studentship Award! 

August 2017

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Congratulations Yiming on his Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM) and Medicine by Design (MbD) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

2017

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2016

2016

Epelman lab received a TRCHR Innovation Fund!

July 2016

Multi-factorial Immune Cell Based Development of Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

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Epelman lab received its first CIHR grant!

July 2016

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Primitive cardiac macrophages and their reparative role following ischemic injury

Congratulations Sarah D on her Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research Innovation Fund Fellowship! 

2016

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2015

2015

Epelman lab holiday lunch at Bankok Garden

December 2015

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Epelman lab received a HSFC Grant-in Aid!

July 2015

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Precise functional characterization of macrophage and dendritic cell subsets during viral myocarditis

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