The LMPRC 2023

Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

Welcome to Canada's largest academic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. We occupy a unique position at the interface between basic biomedical science and clinical practice.

Over 450 investigators, scientists, and clinicians, educate and mentor trainees pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate medical studies, engaged in investigating disease mechanisms and patterns and translating new knowledge and discoveries into improved health outcomes for patients and populations.

Celebrating 25 years of LMP!

On July 1, 1997, the Department of Laboratory Medicine was officially founded at the University of Toronto. Join us as we celebrate this milestone in our department!
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We occupy a unique position at the interface between basic biomedical science and clinical practice - from Artificial Intelligence to Molecular Biology.

The LMP Quality Council  seeks to bring together the hospital-based laboratory community across the GTA to compare, share, and harmonize standards and approaches to testing to improve patient care.

Find out more about completing an MSc or PhD with us, or find out more about training to become a Clinical Embryologist, Pathologists' Assistant or expert in Translational Research.

Find out about our Specialist Program in Pathobiology.

We cover a range of options for training from residencies in areas of pathology to fellowships and other qualifications across our hospital partnership network.

To treat patients, you must understand disease and its diagnosis. If you're studying for an MD, learning more about Laboratory Medicine help you understand how to be a better clinician, as well as opening further career paths.

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Giving Back

The impact of donor support begins by enhancing the work of our clinicians, researchers and trainees but then resonates throughout the health-care system and ultimately serves to improve human health.

Learn more about opportunities to support and help advance our research and education.