Faculty Members

Khosrow AdeliPhD, FCACB, DABCC
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 813-8682
F. (416) 813-6257

Research Interests

The link between insulin resistant diabetes and dysregulation of lipoprotein metabolism

Accepting

Fellows, Graduates, Summer Students
Anderson
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

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.

Accepting

None
bagli
Professor
Reproduction and Development Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 813-6465 Ext. 206465
F. (416) 545-1812

Research Interests

Our lab group is currently focused on the epigenetics of benign (or not) urological disease.

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Graduates
Kate BanksDVM, MSc
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T. (416) 978-4867
F. (416) 946-5991

Research Interests

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

Accepting

None
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

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.

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Fellows, Graduates, Summer Students
bear
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

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.

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Graduates
belik
Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

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.

Accepting

None
belsham
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform, Neuroscience Platform, Reproduction and Development Platform

Contact Info

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).

Accepting

Fellows, Graduates
Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Research Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 340-4800 Ext. 6805
F. (416) 340-4012

Research Interests

Cardiology

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None
bolz
Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

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

Research Interests

Signaling pathways that calcium-independently regulate resistance artery tone

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Fellows, Graduates, Summer Students
Boonstra
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 287-7419
F. (416) 287-7442 x416

Accepting

None
brown
Professor
Reproduction and Development Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 586-4800 Ext. 2696

Research Interests

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

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Graduates
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Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

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

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Fellows, Graduates, Summer Students
Dr. Alison Buchan
Professor

Research Interests

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

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None
Caniggia
Professor
Reproduction and Development Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 586-4803 Ext. 5361
F. (416) 586-5130

Accepting

Graduates
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Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 603-5800 Ext. 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.

Accepting

Graduates
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Robert CasperMD, FRCS(C)
Professor
Reproduction and Development Platform

Contact Info

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.

Accepting

Graduates
chauhan
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 340-3172
F. (416) 340-4710

Research Interests

Heart, repolarization, cardiomyopathy, imaging, sudden death, body surface and intracardiac recordings

Accepting

None
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David CherneyMD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 340-4800 Ext. 6121
F. (416) 340-4999

Accepting

None
Dr. Graham Collingridge
Professor
Ernest B. and Leonard B. Smith Chair

Research Interests

Synaptic plasticity

Accepting

None
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