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Meeting Details October 2, 2019

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Sergeant at Arms: Jackie

 

President's Announcements:

President Nilam announced the following:
 
  • October 25-27 – 7070 District Convention, Muskoka.  I am registered – please join me. Register NOW!
  • October 31 – RTE’s Habitat for Humanity build day at Pinery Trail, Scarborough.  More volunteers please.  Contact:  Norma or David CS

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Guest Speaker: Ashton Trotman-Grant: Advances in the Treatment of Cancer Patients

 
Ashton Trotman-Grant is a PhD candidate in the Department of Immunology at the University of Toronto. He works at Sunnybrook Research Institute where he studies how T cells develop from blood stem cells. In an effort to translate his work, he has recently co-founded a company with his Professor and collaborating scientists, called Notch Therapeutics, where they aim to develop off-the-shelf engineered T cells to treat cancer patients. He is also a huge proponent of science communication and is an experienced public speaker who gives inspiring, informative and though provoking talks that are understandable by even non-technical audiences
 
The main focus of today's presentation was on the leading edge medical research in Toronto, using stem cell therapy to treat a wide array of medical conditions. Stem cell research is making great advances, and companies are investing significant amounts in this research. Toronto is well positioned to take advantage of this research interest, given its cluster of hospitals close to each other and their affiliation with the University.
 
 
Joe thanked the speaker, noting how science has evolved to tackle medical issues previously beyond the breach of doctors.

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Welcome to Rotary Toronto Eglinton
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We meet Wednesdays at 12:15 PM
Toronto Lawn Tennis Club
44 Price Street
Toronto, ON  M4V 1Z1
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The Rotary Club Toronto Eglinton meets on Wednesdays at 12:15pm at the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club44 Price St., Toronto
$25.00 (includes meal)
PLEASE NOTE:
On the fourth Wednesday of every month, we enjoy a Rotary After Hours Meeting and move our regular weekly meeting to 5:30 pm at The Jester on Yonge, 1427 Yonge St, Toronto (East side, just south of St Clair)