Douglas Templeton
BSc, PhD, MD
Professor
Contact information
Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
University of Toronto
1 King's College Circle, Rm 6302B
Toronto
Ontario
M5S 1A8
Phone: 416-978-3972
Fax: 416-978-5959
Research location: University of Toronto - St. George Campus (downtown)
Primary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Secondary Research Area: Metabolism & Nutrition
Research Statement:

Metallic elements play essential roles in normal cell function as enzyme cofactors, redox sensors, and structural elements.  They also include some of the most potent toxic substances in our environment.  We study the cell biology and toxicology of metals, with a current focus on iron and cadmium.