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Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter
This page lists the related Society (or Societies if a joint Chapter) and the word "Society" is a link to that Society's web site. In addition to listing upcoming events, past events are also listed for reference as members have indicated they like to see what has happened in the past. If you would like to attend an updated version of a prior event, please contact the Chapter chair.

A Chapter of: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society , News
Chapter Chair Benjamin , biography
Chapter Vice Chairs

Dr. Brian , biography
Barry , biography

Chapter Treasurer Dr. Matthew , biography
Executive Member Wendy , biography
Executive Member Jennifer
Executive Member Dr. Azadeh
Chapter Special Advisor Dr. Carolyn
EMBS AdCom representative for North America (Canada)
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We would like to acknowledge our supporters:
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R.I.C. Centre
October 23, 2008 - The IEEE Toronto Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter 3rd annual Wine & Cheese Event. See the event page for photos.

November, 2006 - Toronto EMBS student member Riwa Karkokli won the first place award in the 2006 Regional Student Paper Contest for Canada. Her supervisor was Dr. Kristiina McConville.

August 7, 2006 - this chapter is now officially approved by IEEE. Watch for our Fall seminar series with EMBS Medec Speakers

Upcoming Events
May 21, 2015 Augmented-Reality Assisted Surgery on the Beating Heart
Past Events († indicates event photos added)
April 17, 2015 Cardiovascular Photonics - Imaging Atherosclerosis and Coronary Interventions
November 26, 2014 Design of Expert Classifiers for Classification of Heterogeneous Data
An IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Distinguished Lecture
June 23, 2014 Medical Device Commercialization at LifeScience Alley (Minneapolis)
June 17, 2013 Revolutionizing Rehabilitation - Maximizing Life!
Feb 11, 2013 A microscope in a needle - new technologies to see disease with optical coherence tomography
May 6 - 10, 2012 The Canadian Medical Devices and Supplies Trade Mission to Hong Kong
March 20, 2012 Commercializing Astrophysics in Biomedical Spectroscopy
February 13, 2012 Medical Device Reg. Regime in Canada - overview and practical applications (slides)
October 25, 2011 An Overview of Regenerative Medicine Commercialization in Canada
February 16, 2011 Introduction to EMBS and biomedical engineering - hosted by the UofT Club for Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering (CUBE) and EMBS Toronto
November 9, 2010 Why China? The compelling case for doing business with the world's largest healthcare market
January 19, 2010 2010 EMBS Toronto Section Wine and Cheese
August 28, 2009 Catherine Stamoulis, Harvard Medical School
May 27, 2009 "IEEE Milestone - First External Pacemaker" series for 2009
"Repairing the Diseased Heart: The Impact of Medical Engineering" (Wine and Cheese reception)
November 20, 2008 Innovation in a Cold Climate
November 3, 2008 Microengineered hydrogels for stem cell bioengineering and tissue regeneration
October 23, 2008 EMBS Annual Wine & Cheese
June 25, 2008 Adventures at the interface of medicine and technology: The challenges and triumphs of pursuing medical training, research and entrepreneurship
October 30, 2007 EMBS Annual Wine & Cheese
October 11, 2007 Knot Theory and its Applications (slides)
June 11, 2007 2007 Imaging Series - Part III: MRI for Cardiac Applications (poster)
May 14, 2007 Micro-ultrasound in the Land of Bioresearch
May 10, 2007 Biometrics & Authentication Technologies
April 5, 2007 2007 Imaging Series - Part I: Magnetic Resonance Technologies (poster)
February 1, 2007 Career Seminar - Biomedical Engineering
December 1 , 2006 Bioengineering, Translational Research, and Technology Commercialization (poster)
An IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Distinguished Lecture
November 29, 2006 2nd Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Connectivity Event – Linking Industry to Tommorow's Business Leaders (poster)
November 22, 2006 Latest Developments in Hip and Knee Replacement
November 15, 2006 Medical Device Startups – Leap of Faith or Folly  (poster)
October 19, 2006 Medical Technologies
September 18, 2006 Inaugural Wine & Cheese Event

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