Faculty Members

Khosrow AdeliPhD, FCACB, DABCC
Professor

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T: (416) 813-8682
F: (416) 813-6257

Research Interests

The link between insulin resistant diabetes and dysregulation of lipoprotein metabolism
Professor

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T: (416) 978-1832
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Food intake regulation; carbohydrates, sweeteners, appetite and health; proteins, amino acids and food intake; dietary control of peptide hormone and neurotransmitter metabolism. Food composition, dietary status and chronic disease.
Professor

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T: (416) 813-6899

Research Interests

Our lab group is currently focused on the epigenetics of benign (or not) urological disease.
Kate BanksDVM, MSc
Assistant Professor

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T: (416) 978-4867
F: (416) 946-5991

Research Interests

Administration of animal care programs, mouse models, translational research, germfree technology and operations
Professor

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T: (416) 603-5800 x2744
F: (416) 603-6274

Research Interests

Genetics of complex traits, with a focus on childhood-onset psychiatric disorders and cognitive function including reading disabilities (developmental dyslexia), childhood-onset depression, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and Tourette Syndrome. Functional studies of genomic regions identified in genetic risk for psychiatric disorders and immune mediated disorders.
Professor

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T: (416) 813-5981
F: (416) 813-6733 x416

Research Interests

Electrophysiology of epithelial cells: the role of ion conductance in epithelium secretory responses and volume regulation.
Professor

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T: (416) 813-2165
F: (416) 813-5771

Research Interests

The physiology of the pulmonary circulation during the transition from fetal to neonatal life, the pathogenesis of pulmonary hypertension syndrome of the newborn and mechanical ventilation induced lung injury.
Professor

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T: (416) 946-7646
F: (416) 978-8781 x416

Research Interests

My research program is divided into two main themes: 1. Control of GnRH neuronal function by steroid hormones and afferent neuronal input (CIHR), and 2. Central and peripheral signals controlling neuronal cell types expressing neuropeptides linked to the regulation of energy homeostasis (CIHR).
Filio BilliaMD, PhD
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 340-4800 6805
F: (416) 340-4012

Research Interests

Cardiology
Professor

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T: (416) 978-7529
F: (416) 978-7533 x416

Research Interests

Signaling pathways that calcium-independently regulate resistance artery tone
Professor

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T: (416) 287-7419
F: (416) 287-7442 x416
Professor

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T: (416) 586-4800 2696

Research Interests

Ovarian cancer, signaling pathways in ovarian cancer progression, steroid hormone signaling modulation by co-regulatory proteins
Professor

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T: (416) 978-2593
F: (416) 978-1954 x416

Research Interests

Tissue-specific synthesis, secretion and biological activities of intestinal peptide hormones, with a particular focus on the proglucagon-derived peptides, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) and their roles in regulating growth and function of the beta-cell and the intestinal tract
Alison M.J. BuchanPhD, FCAHS
Professor

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Research Interests

Health research funding policies; educational and research initiatives that are focused on translational sciences
Professor

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T: (416) 586-4803 5361
F: (416) 586-5130
Professor

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T: (416) 603-5800 5017

Research Interests

Membrane and synaptic properties of mammalian CNS neurons/glia; Physiological, pharmacological and pathological studies of seizure disorders, hypoglycemia, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, using electrophysical recordings, imaging and molecular biological techniques from in vitro and in vivo brain tissue, as well as human cortical trissue removed at surgery for epilepsy.
Robert CasperMD, FRCS(C)
Professor

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T: (416) 972-0777
F: (416) 972-0036

Research Interests

Three areas of research, menopausal hormonal replacement therapy, infertility including male infertility, and assisted reproductive technology including embryology.
Associate Professor

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T: (416) 340-3172
F: (416) 340-4710

Research Interests

Heart, repolarization, cardiomyopathy, imaging, sudden death, body surface and intracardiac recordings
David CherneyMD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 340-4800 6121
F: (416) 340-4999
Professor

Research Interests

Synaptic plasticity
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