Associate Professor

Greg German

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology


St. Joseph's Hospital: Unity Health Toronto
30 The Queensway , Microbiology 3G-103, Toronto, Ontario Canada M6R 1B5
Research Interests
Artificial Intelligence, Genetics Genomics & Proteomics, Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology, Molecular & Cell Biology
Clinical Interests
Infectious Disease, Microbiology (Clinical and Medical), Global Health
Appointment Status
Accepting medical students for shadowing

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Canada (Chair Phage Therapy Steering Committee)
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • American Society of Microbiology

See information on Bacteriophage therapy research at LMP.

You can follow Dr. German on Twitter @drgreggerman

I am a Phage Clinician / Chronic Infection Clinic Physician with the following activities:

I am a Medical Microbiologist: A physician specialist in the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases, conducting the following:

  • Enteric (Stool) Molecular Testing
  • Blood Culture Quality
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Parasitology / Global Health

I am also a scientist conducting:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Phage Diagnostics / Microfluidics
  • Urinary Tract Infections Pre-Clinical Work
  • Urinary Tract Infections Advanced Diagnostics
  • Phage Biobank Guidelines

I am an educator interested in:

  • Interactive Quizzes 
  • Game-Based Learning
  • Public Speaking and Social Media

I am the Co-founder of Phage Canada, Looking to engage the general public, patients, government, clinicians, educators, students, and industry on Phage Science and Phage Therapy. 

See how Phage Therapy Innovation and Research is accelerating in Canada


  • Clinical Trials in Phage Therapy
  • Systematic Reviews in Phage Therapy
  • Urinary Tract Infections pre-clinical and microbiome
  • Regulatory Guideline Development

Selected publications

See Dr. German on Google Scholar.


St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto

St. Michael's Hospital

Prince Edward Island Hospitals

Honours and Awards

Dr. Art Vandenbroucke Award for teaching Technologists and Technicians, St. Michael's Hospital (2021)

President's Leadership Award for expert infectious diseases advice and initiatives, Medical Society of Prince Edward Island (2015)

Dr. Lewis Barbato Award for Outstanding Student Service, American College Health Association (1997)