Mahmoud Aarabi

Mahmoud Aarabi MD, PhD, FACMG, DABMGG
Assistant Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
Mahmoud Aarabi
Contact Info
T: (416) 756-6240
F: (416) 756-4729
North York General Hospital
4001 Leslie St.
Toronto, ON, M2K 1E1
Appointment Status Primary
Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: McGill University Health Centre, Montreal
PhD: Queen’s University, Kingston
MD: Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Tehran
Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG), Laboratory Genetics and Genomics
Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
Professional Memberships
Accreditation Inspection Team Member, College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Invited Course Lecturer: University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Queen’s University
Member and Coordinator, Professional Workgroup on Expanded Carrier Screening, American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics (ACMG)
Trainee Representative at the Executive Council, American Society of Andrology (ASA)
Elected Member, Andrology Executive Committee, Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS)
Clinical Laboratory Geneticist, Molecular and Cytogenetics Laboratories, North York General Hospital
Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Clinical Interests
Molecular Genetics
Research Interests
Genetics Genomics & Proteomics, Cancer

Accepting PhD research students for 2021


Research Synopsis

Aarabi's research interest is in utilizing state-of-the-art genomic technologies to better understand and diagnose genetic disorders. Particularly, Aarabi is interested in clinical and translational research on hereditary cancer genetics and reproductive genetics. Aarabi is also passionate about the education of students, residents, health care professionals, patients, and thepublic about the genetic aspects of health and human diseases.

Publications and Awards

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Honours and Awards

Best Fellow Presentation Award, University of Pittsburgh
Best Clinical Paper Award, Canadian Fertility & Andrology Society (CFAS)
Professor Lipshultz and Professor Lamb Traveling Scholar Award, American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
Trainee Merit Award, American Society of Andrology (ASA)
Professors' Prize for Outstanding Graduate Work in Anatomy & Cell Biology, Queen’s University
Dean’s Award for Research Excellence, Queen’s University School of Medicine