In the News
- January 25, 2022: Dr. Viswanathan has won the Arthritis Society’s 2021-2022 Strategic Operating Grants.
- January 12, 2022: Dr. Viswanathan’s publication is featured in The Arthritis Society’s Top 10 Research Advances of 2021
February 11, 2021: Inspiring the Future of STEM with Drs Gelareh Zadeh, Mojgan Hodaie, Valerie Wallace and Sowmya Viswanathan for International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021
May 26, 2021: Chair of the MSC plenary satellite session on "Understanding Regulatory Requirements for Potency Assays" with Drs Steven Bauer, Mauro Krampera and Eleuterio Lombardo for ISCT 2021
May 28, 2021: Received a $6M Foundation gift with Dr. Christian Veillette and Dr. Chris Kim for the development and implementation of orthobiologics and cell therapies on a major scale
June 8, 2021: Received a CRAFT grant for the project, Novel osteoarthritic joint-on-a-chip (JOC) systems for disease modelling
June 9, 2021: Moving closer to a cure for arthritis. Text Interview with UHN Foundation
June 15, 2021: Panelist on the Krembil Discovery Series virtual presentation series for University Health Network
July 23, 2021: Chairing the Regulatory Workshop for the 2021 Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) Australia
September 28, 2021: Speaker at the 2021 Macrophage-directed Therapies Summit on Macrophage polarization, resident-infiltrating interactions, and therapeutic avenues within the osteoarthritic knee joint
- October 7, 2021: Publication featured on the OARSI newsletter OARSI eNew
- November 13, 2021: Speaker at the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Conference (BioTEC), leading a breakout session.
- November 15-17, 2021: Speaker at the Till and McCulloch Meetings 2021 on Multiple Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Critical Quality Attributes Correlate with Clinical Efficacy in Osteoarthritis
- November 15, 2021: Publication featured on UHN News A New Model for Osteoarthritis
- November 17, 2021: Speaker at the ISCT Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal Committee “Hot Topics” Webinar Series on Measuring and Managing Batch Variation in MSC Fabrication Session