Welcome to the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine’s (CCRM) Media Centre. If you are looking for an expert to comment on any aspect of stem cells, biomaterials or regenerative medicine, we can help you. CCRM’s scientific experts are world leaders in their fields and can conduct interviews in English and French – and frequently additional languages too.
If you are a member of the media, please feel free to use the information you find on this site in your stories. Please acknowledge CCRM as the original source. We also encourage you to provide your audience with CCRM’s Website address: www.ccrm.ca
Latest News Releases
October 29, 2012. Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.pdf
April 30, 2012. Pfizer-CCRM Innovaton Fund Release.pdf
September 28, 2011. CCRM announces its inaugural Board of Directors.pdf
December 6, 2010. The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE): Five new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.pdf
December 6, 2010. The University of Toronto: University of Toronto-hosted regenerative medicine centre awarded $15 million from federal government.pdf
CCRM in the News
Cell therapy and regenerative medicine centres in Canada and UK to work together. Biotechnology Focus, June 10, 2013.
Stem cell patents - Securing intellectual property for regenerative medicine. Biotechnology Focus, April 2013.
No frivolity here: 15 stem cell experts and 10 news sources to follow on Twitter. MEDCity News, April 5, 2013.
Everything you Need [Toronto is a great biotech hub]. BioBusiness, Jan/Feb 2013.
Multi-imaging stem cells in real time. Forbes, March 8, 2013.
Stem cell development companies could regenerate into higher profits in 2013. Market Playground, March 4, 2013.
Sernova and CCRM partner to treat chronic diseases. Biotechnology Focus, March 1, 2013.
CCRM implements ethics unit to promote responsible research. Laboratory Focus, February 25, 2013.
Insception, largest cord blood bank in Canada, joins CCRM Consortium. IBBME News, February 6, 2013.
Technologies evolving for cellular therapies. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, Jan. 15, 2013.
Integrating engineering and health care - It's not all about technology. Engineering Dimensions, Nov/Dec 2012.
Global update: Canada. World Stem Cell Report, Regen. Med. 7(6 Suppl.) (2012)
Efforts to commercialize regenerative medicine in Canada growing steadily. Biotechnology Focus, December 2012, Vol. 15 #11
Regenerative medicine could experience growth spurt. The Newspaper, November 14, 2012.
Tomorrow's Technology: Regenerative Medicine. U of T News, October 30, 2012.
Biomedical symposium features local and international talent. Varsity, October 22, 2012.
Feds investing more in science and technology 'than ever in the history of our nation,' says Goodyear. Hill Times, September 10, 2012.
Canada's life sciences industry split on Canada-EU free trade agreement. Hill Times, September 10, 2012.
It's time to nurture an emerging Canadian regenerative medicine industry. Op-Ed by Michael May. Hill Times, September 10, 2012.
There's Always a Way. IBBME, Innovators and Entrepreneurs, July 30, 2012.
U of T Engineering Professor [CCRM's Peter Zandstra] Joins International Advisory Committee. U of T News, July 12, 2012.
CCRM - Strategic Partnerships Are Paying Off. Biotechnology Focus, July 2012.
OSCI: The Ties That Bind. Biotechnology Focus, July 2012.
Inventors of the Year. U of T News, June 11, 2012.
Scientists learn how to turn skin cells into heart muscle. Canada AM (CTV), May 23, 2012.
Stem cells to optimize match between patient and medication. Financial Post (Smart Shift series), May 15, 2012.
Reasons to LOVE Toronto Now. Toronto Life, June 2012.
Collaboration will Create Disruption in Regenerative Medicine. Business Strategy blog, May 13, 2012.
Toronto: Canada's startup and entrepreneurial capital. U of T News, May 1, 2012.
New fund for regenerative medicine industry. Benefits Canada, May 1, 2012.
VistaGen Therapeutics takes part in international collaborative medicine effort. MissionIR, March 30, 2012.
Toronto non-profit and Millipore collaborate to design stem cell bioreactor. TechVibes, March 13, 2012.
Millipore and Toronto non-profit cultivate stem cells in bioreactor. Mass High Tech, March 12, 2012.
EMD Millipore, CCRM optimize large-scale stem cell cultivation. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, March 12, 2012.
EMD Millipore and CCRM collaborate on stem cell cultivation. Patexia, March 13, 2012.
Large-scale stem cell cultivation partnership formalized. U of T News, March 6, 2012.
Innovation hub forming in Banting and Best complex. U of T Research & Innovation, October 12, 2011.
OSCI and CCRM: ensuring Ontario's regenerative medicine legacy lives on. Biotechnology Focus, June 2011, Vol. 14, Number 6.