Faculty Research Database

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MD
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer

Application of immunohistochemistry studies as diagnostic and prognostic tool chiefly in gynecologic neoplasia and lymphomas with special interest in targeted therapy determinants.

Phone: 416-480-6100
Ext: 7355
MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor
Research Location: St. Michael's Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Metabolism & Nutrition
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Using a range of molecular, cell biology, animal and clinical approaches my laboratory conducts research into the pathogenesis of diabetes complications with the overriding aim of developing new therapies to prevent and treat them. 

Phone: 416-867-3747
PhD
Associate Professor
Research Location: University of Toronto - St. George Campus (downtown)
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

The Girardin lab studies multiple aspects of innate immunity and cellular stress responses. We have a specific interest in host response to bacterial infection, the role played by intracellular sensors such as Nod-like receptors (NLR), and the interplay between the evolutionary conserved integrated stress response (ISR) and innate immunity.

Phone: 416-978-7507
PhD, FCCM
Assistant Professor
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology

My research interests are aimed at improving molecular epidemiology techniques in order to better assist with virus outbreak response.

Phone: 647-792-3551
BSc (Hon), BSc (Med), MD, FRCPC, PhD, DABP, FCAP
Assistant Professor
Primary Research Area: Hematopathology
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

Primary research interests include: (1) the application of molecular techniques to assist in the diagnosis and prognosis of solid and hematologic tumours; (2) understanding the genetic and epigenetic landscape of leukemias and lymphomas to determine its impact on disease pathogenesis.   

Phone: 416-340-4800
Ext: 5201
MDCM, FRCPC
Professor
Research Location: University of Toronto - St. George Campus (downtown)
Primary Research Area: Cardiovascular
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

I am a cardiovascular pathologist with expertise in the study of cardiac valve disease and atherosclerosis.  I am interested in understanding the pathogenesis of these human diseases in order to propose therapeutic targets that prevent, detect and/or treat these conditions.

Phone: 416-978-6017
PhD
Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Metabolism & Nutrition
Secondary Research Area: Human Development & Aging

Dr. Grynpas laboratory research is focused on: the nature of bone mineral, animal models of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, the effects of drugs and trace elements on bone quality, the determinants of bone fragility and bone fatigue. He is also part of a research group investigating tissue engineering of skeletal tissues.

Phone: 416-586-4800
Ext: 4464
MBBS, FRCPC, FRACP, MMedSc, BSc
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Other (e.g. government, industry, etc.)
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

My research interests include the study of respiratory viruses and emerging viral pathogens, with a focus on laboratory detecion, molecular epidemiology, antiviral resistance and clinical significance of viral loads.      

Phone: 647-792-3170
MD, PhD, MBA, FRCSC, DABO
Professor
Research Location: St. Michael's Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience

Retinal disease, glaucoma, degeneration of vision pathways, neuroprotection and pharmacological treatment strategies, intraocular pressure regulation, the role of the lymphatic circulation in the eye, neuroimaging and clinical trials, public health

Phone: 416-864-5444

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PhD
Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Our research program is aimed at the determination of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of cancer. A major focus is on the genetic and the cell signaling factors that promote the risks for human cancer.

Phone: 416-634-8780
MD, FRCPC
Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience

Dr. Halliday is a clinically oriented Neuropathologist with a longstanding interest in correlative studies, particularly clinical-pathological and radiological-pathological correlations. Expertise with morphological investigations is shared with collaborative research studies, especially in the area of oncology (retinoblastoma). Central nervous system traumatic injury, particularly as it relates to infants, is an ongoing interest.

Phone: 416-813-7654
Ext: 3144
PhD
Professor
Research Location: University of Toronto - St. George Campus (downtown)
Primary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Secondary Research Area: Cancer

We are interested in the structural aspects of components of the Hedgehog pathway that generate the diversity of cellular responses to the Hedgehog ligands in normal cells, during mammary gland development and in transformed (cancer) cells.

Phone: 416-978-8741
MBCh, MD
Professor
Research Location: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer

Breast cancer has been the focus of my research in the last 25 years.  Specifically, I have concentrated on the investigation of biological markers as prognostic and predictive factors for response to therapy.

Phone: 416-480-6100
Ext: 3565
MSc, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Location: Other (e.g. government, industry, etc.)
Primary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Secondary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology

Our lab studies the cytoskeleton inside of cells and how these molecular highways move key components in and out of the cell. We study both immune cells and bone cells and focus on both basic cellular machinery allowing their specialized functions, as well as the intracellular changes when these cells are impacted by infection or disease. 

Phone: 416-287-7377
PhD, MD, FRCPC
Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

The Hawkins laboratory focuses on genetic and proteomic markers for prognostication and therapy guidance in paediatric brain tumours including astrocytoma, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and ependymoma.

Phone: 416-813-5938
PhD, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Molecular mechanisms underlying long term effects of brain trauma, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Seizure disorder.

Phone: 416-813-5938
MD, MRCP
Professor
Research Location: Princess Margaret Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Main focus is on pancreatic cancer biology and experimental treatment, using patient-derived primary xenografts. Expertise in analytical methods for studying complex biological processes in the near-clinical setting.

Phone: 416-946-2262
Ext:
MD, FRCPC, PhD
Professor
Research Location: University of Toronto - St. George Campus (downtown)
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

We study respiratory virus-host interactions, with particular emphasis on respiratory syncytial virus, from cells to populations.

Phone: 416-978-5150
MD, MSc, DLM, MD (Forensic), FCAP, FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Other (e.g. government, industry, etc.)
Primary Research Area: Human Development & Aging
Secondary Research Area: Cardiovascular

I am a forensic pathologist by training and qualifications.  My primary research area is human body, autopsy of adult and pediatric cases and designing forensic medicine web-based teaching modules.

Phone: 647-329-1926
MD, PhD, DSc
Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cardiovascular
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

My research evolved around genetic diseases of connective tissues and pathology of extracellular matrix.  I have pioneered bioengineering of human articular and ear cartilages and addressed pathomorphology and therapy of cardiac and vascular diseases. I also aim at induction of new elastic fibers formation and aleviation of collagenous fibroses.

Phone: 416-813-6725

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