Faculty Research Database

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MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Toronto Western Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

My research aims to understand the key molecular pathways responsible for neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease and to develop novel therapies by targetting these pathways.

Phone: 416-603-6422
MD, PhD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Toronto Western Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

My laboratory focuses on understanding how chaperone molecules fail to maintain protein homeostasis in Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders with the goal of developing novel molecular therapeutics for the treatment of these disorders.

Phone: 416-603-5866
BA, MA, PhD, FACMG
Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

Work in my laboratory focuses on the development of new testing that can be utilized in the clinical setting.  We are using next generation sequencing and multiplex mutation testing to genotype blood and tissue samples from patients with diseases such as melanoma and lung cancer to better understand their underlying biology.

Phone: 416-340-4688
Ext: 5039
MD, FRCPC
Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Human Development & Aging
Secondary Research Area: Cancer

Dr. Kandel's clinical expertise is in the diagnosis of soft tissue and bone tumors. Her research interest is in regenerative medicine and the musculoskeletal system and the mechanisms regulating tissue repair.   

Phone: 416-978-2557
PhD
Associate Professor
Research Location: Toronto Western Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

Dr. Kapoor's research program is directed towards understanding the complex pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA) and identifying new therapeutic strategies to counteract the destruction of the articular cartilage during OA.

Phone: 416-603-5800
Ext: 4796
D.Phil, C.Chem, FRSC, FACB, FCACB
Associate Professor
Research Location: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience

Mechanisum as to how Ethanol does organ damage; Folate in women of child bearing age;  Pharmacokinetis of drugs in the opiate dependent patient.    

Phone: 416-480-6100
Ext: 2853
MD, CM, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: North York General Hospital
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Dr. Katz’s research interests span across all areas of Infection Prevention and Control. Areas of special interest include: Infection prevention and control in a community hospital setting, Community-associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Influenza and febrile respiratory illness.

Phone: 416-756-6130
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Human Development & Aging
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

As a perinatal pathologist my research focuses on the placenta and on improving clincopatholgic correlation in diseases of pregnancy. Current and recent studies include correlation of neuropathologic findings with placental pathology in stillbirth, the effect of heparin on the development of the high risk placenta and the clinical and pathologic correlates of distal villous hypoplasia.

Phone: 416-586-8748
PhD
Professor
Research Location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cardiovascular
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

Role of sequence and domain arrangement of tropoelastin in assembly of the elastic matrix.  Self-alignment and polymeric assembly of recombinant human elastin and other elastin-like proteins. Sequence/structure/function and evolutionary relationships between elastins and elastin-like proteins in cartilage and other matrix proteins of lower vertebrates and invertebrates.

Phone: 416-813-6704
MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience

My academic interests include education, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative neuropathology.

Phone: 416-480-6100
Ext: 88055
PhD
Professor
Research Location: Princess Margaret Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Phone: 416-634-8773
MD
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience
Phone: 416-340-4626
MD, FRCSC, FRCOG, MRCP(UK)
Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

My research is focussed on basic, translational and clinical aspects of the placental complications of pregnancy, with a focus on severe pre-eclampsia and intra-uterine growth restriction (IUGR).

Phone: 416-586-8764
MBChB, PhD, FRCPath(SA), FRCPC
Associate Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology

Primary research interests include colorectal cancer (special focus on prognostic and predictive factors), inflammatory bowel disease and acute and chronic liver disease.           

Phone: 416-586-4800
Ext: 6187
MD, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cancer

Cancer cytopathology, Fine needle aspiration 

Phone: 416-340-5197
MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Location: Mount Sinai Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology

The major focus of my research is the development and application of genomic technologies to the understanding of the causes of reproductive failure. Identification and characterization of copy number variation in infertile males, preimplantation embryos and perinatal samples provide insight into the mechanisms that cause infertility and abnormal embryonic development.

Phone: 416-586-4800
Ext: 3969
MD, PhD, FRCP, FCAP
Professor Emeritus / Emerita
Research Location: St. Michael's Hospital/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Brain & Neuroscience

Study of pituitary tumours using histology, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy and, in collaboration, applying molecular/genetic methods. Tumour morphology is correlated with clinical findings, endocrinologic and imaging parameters. Investigations include: biomarkers, angiogenesis, biologic behaviour, prediction of prognosis and assessment of therapeutic responsiveness.

Phone: 416-864-5858
Ext: 2365
MDCM
Assistant Professor
Research Location: St. Joseph's Health Centre
Primary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Phone: 416-530-6268
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Assistant Professor
Research Location: St. Michael's Hospital/Research Institute
Phone: 416-360-4000
Ext: 6130
PhD, FCACB
Assistant Professor
Research Location: Toronto General Hospital/Research Institute (UHN)
Primary Research Area: Cancer
Secondary Research Area: Genetics, Genomics & Proteomics

My current research interests include novel tumor biomarker discovery for ovarian cancer and application of proteomics to clinical practice.

Phone: 416-340-4800
Ext: 8589

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