U of T receives over $40M to create institute, research chairs, acceleration fund for science in sport

The University of Toronto and Sinai Health have received new donations to support the study of science in sport. A $20M gift from the Larry and Judy Tanenbaum Family Foundation will be used to establish the Tanenbaum Institute for Science in Sport at U of T. The institute will provide a space for collaboration between U of T faculties and Sinai Health’s clinics and research institutes, and will focus on modeling and predicting athlete performance and using data to improve health outcomes for high-performance athletes. An additional $20M from the U of T and Sinai Health will be used to establish a Directorship and Research Acceleration Fund; create two new chairs in Sport Science and Data Modelling and Musculoskeletal Regenerative Medicine; create a Professorship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine; and fund research, innovations, and clinical programs. U of T| Globe and Mail Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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