Organization: Karolinska Institutet

SGC launches third phase with $49.9 million in funding

The Toronto-based Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) has received $48.9 million to launch its third four-year phase. The funding is 30% less than in previous phases due primarily to the closure of the SGC laboratory at Karolinska Institutet in suburban Stockholm last June. The funding — 45% of which comes from commercial entities — will support…

Swedish firm licenses Canadian software

Stockholm, Sweden-based RaySearch Laboratories AB has licensed research software from Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital for use in its deformable image registration technology for use in adaptive radiation therapy. The specialized Morpheus software was licensed through the University Health Network‘s Technology Development and Commercialization Office. Morpheus algorithms allow for image registration based on biomechanical modeling of…

Structural Genomics Consortium funding announced

Complete funding for the second phase of the Structural Genomics Consortium has been announced, with 13 partners (including three pharmaceutical firms) providing more than $105 million. The consortium — led by Dr Aled Edwards at the Univ of Toronto with three nodes in Toronto, the Univ of Oxford and the Karolinska Institutet — is dedicated…