Faculty Research Database

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This is a database for faculty who have submitted a research profile. To view all LMP faculty and their contact information, go to the Faculty Contact Directory.

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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
PhD
Associate Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Phone: 416-586-4463
MD
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Phone: 416-586-4800
Ext: 4670
MDCM, FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer

My main focus is on novel biomarkers and potential immune targets in gastrointestinal and hepatopancreaticobiliary cancer.

Phone: 416-480-4600
Ext: 7894
PhD
Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Dr. Jim Hu's major research goal is to develop novel gene delivery strategies in order to translate the genetic discoveries into clinical applications. His team developed novel viral vectors that can protect CF mice from acute lung bacterial infection and established methods for efficient airway gene delivery to large animals. His current endeavour is to achieve permanent airway gene correction by targeting the airway stem cells.

Phone: 416-813-6412
MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience
Phone: 416-813-7360
Ext: 4362
BSc, FRCPC, MD
Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cardiovascular
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Molecular regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation & differentiation.  Tissue-specific transgene regulation informs molecular pathophysiology.  Genetic & experimental models of cardiovascular disease.  Clinical & experimental cardiovascular imaging.  Acute cardiac care.

Phone: 416-581-7880
BSc, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

Our laboratory is studying the impact of the microbial communities (i.e. the microbiome) in the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis and other chronic lung diseases. We also participate in collaborative research investigating various aspects of lung injury, repair, and transplantation.

Phone: 416-340-3345

I

MD, FRCPC, FCAP
Lecturer
Research Location: Markham Stouffville Hospital
Primary Research Area: Cancer

Dr. Gaiane Iakovleva is an anatomical pathologist and a research lead at Markham Stouffville Hospital. She specializes in GU pathology and participates in collaborative research projects in the field.     

Phone: 905-472-7380
BSc, PhD
Professor
Research Location: University of Toronto - St. George Campus (downtown)
Primary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics
Secondary Research Area: Metabolism & Nutrition

Our research interests are in the origin and evolution of new gene function focusing on genes that are involved in Diabetes.

Phone: 416-978-0519
MD
Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Phone: 416-813-7753
Ext: 2912
MBChB, FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Phone: 416-480-6100
Ext: 4278

J

MD, FRCPC
Lecturer
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

My areas of research include development of experimental models in forensic pathology and public health.    

Phone: 647-329-1883
MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Research Location: St. Michael's Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Phone: 416-864-5858
MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: Other (e.g. government, industry, etc.)
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

My research is focused on the molecular epidemiology and genomics, and determinants of resistance and virulence in  M. tuberculosis strains and non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM).  Research initiatives have been undertaken using comparative genomics and strain characterization (e.g. LSPs and SNPs) to recognize and identify virulence factors associated with local, circulating strains of M. tuberculosis.

Phone: 647-792-3169
MD, PhD
Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cardiovascular
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Phone: 416-340-4800
Ext: 4768
BSc MD FRCP(C)
Lecturer
Primary Research Area: Hematopathology
Phone: 416-756-6334
PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cardiovascular
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

1.  The functions of resident CD11c+ myeloid cells in healthy mouse aorta and in the initiation of atherosclerosis. 
2.  The role of oxidized lipid loading on TLR-induced inflammatory gene expression in primary macrophages and dendritic cells.
3.  Mechanisms regulating basal NF-kappaB homeostasis in endothelial cells.             

Phone: 416-581-7599
PhD, DSc
Associate Professor
Research Location: University of Toronto - St. George Campus (downtown)
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Research in my laboratory has been focused on the development of genetic strategies for HIV prevention and treatment. To treat HIV-infected individuals, we are developing gene therapy whereby patients own blood cells will be genetically modified to secrete antiviral proteins that would inhibit HIV infection of target cells for life.

Phone: 416-978-2499

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