May 16, 2018  |  12:00pm - 1:00pm
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds

City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds: Organoids as potential vehicles for precision medicine

David Andrews portrait
Organoids as potential vehicles for precision medicine

David Andrews, PhD

Director and Senior Scientist, Biological Sciences, Sunnybrook Research Institute
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Membrane Biogenesis 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the concept of conditional reprogramming and how this differs from induced pluripotency.
  2. Describe what an organoid is and how organoids can be used to study human physiology.
  3. Summarize the use of organoids in drug development applications.
  4. Predict the utility of organoids in clinical trials, diagnosis and treatment decisions.

Hosted at:

  • University Health Network – Toronto General Hospital
    Medical Education, Eaton Ground 025/026

Interactive videoconference:

  • Baycrest
    Telehealth boardroom
  • Markham Stouffville
  • Michael Garron
    Gray Steele conference room
  • Sinai Health
    Bridgepoint: G.001
    Mount Sinai Hospital: 18th floor auditorium
  • St. Michael’s
    LKSKI: Keenan Research Centre auditorium - 2nd fl.
  • Sunnybrook
    Bayview: McLaughlin Lecture Theatre, EG 61
    St. John's Rehab: S3 332
  • Trillium Health Partners
    Credit Valley: ADMIN Meeting Room #1 (4F119)
    Mississauga: Enbridge Room
  • University Health Network
    Toronto Western: Main auditorium, 2W 401
  • West Park
    R3 Sunroom
  • Women's College
    Auditorium, 2501

Webcast available
Twitter hashtag #CWMGR

Questions will be accepted via email at and Twitter.  

Evaluation & Attendance

Attendance for Maintenance of Certification credit will only be tracked if the evaluation and attendance surveys are completed.

CWMGR Poster - 18-05-16.pdf