Faculty Members

eubanks
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 603-5800 Ext. 2933
F. (416) 603-5745

Research Interests

Investigating how epigenetic factors influence neuronal function.

Accepting

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fantus
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 586-8665
F. (416) 361-2657

Research Interests

Insulin Receptor, Tyrosine Kinase, Diabetic Nephropathy, Thiredoxin-interacting protein, Mesangial cells, Podocytes, Oxidative Stress, Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase, Glucose Transport, Insulin Resistance, Adipocytes

Accepting

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Feng
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 946-0671
F. (416) 946-5506 x416

Research Interests

Synapse formation, synaptic physiology, voltage-dependent calcium channels, ion channels, calcium binding protein, rhythm generation and regulation, neurodevelopmental and neurogenerative disorders.

Accepting

Fellows, Graduates, Summer Students
Ferguson
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 340-3096

Research Interests

Mechanical ventilation: epidemiology; weaning and liberation; extubation and tracheostomy, Acute respiratory distress syndrome: definitions; ventilatory management; trial design, Novel ventilatory support: High-frequency oscillatory ventilation; Extra-corporeal life support

Accepting

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fisher
Joseph A. FisherMD, FRCP(C)
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 597-1325 Ext. 235
F. (416) 340-4448

Research Interests

Cardio-pulmonary physiology; vascular reactivity; cerebral vascular disease; coronary vascular disease; hypoxia; hypercapnia; carbon monoxide kinetics; pharmacokinetics of anesthetic vapours.

Accepting

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Frankland
Associate Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 813-7654 Ext. 301823

Research Interests

Mouse genetic models of cognitive function and dysfunction.

Accepting

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french
Associate Professor
Teaching Stream

Contact Info

T. (416) 978-8712
F. (416) 978-4940

Research Interests

Scholarship of teaching and learning

Accepting

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gaisano
Herbert GaisanoMD, FRCP(C)
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 978-1526
F. (416) 978-8765

Research Interests

My laboratory is focused on the molecular mechanisms which regulate exocytosis, using two models- the neuroendocrine insulin-secreting pancreatic islet beta cell and the epithelial pancreatic acinar cell which secrete digestive enzymes.

Accepting

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giacca
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 978-7537
F. (416) 978-4940

Research Interests

Diabetes/Lipotoxicity/Glucotoxicity/ Insulin resistance/ Insulin Secretion/ Oxidative stress/ Clamps/Atherosclerosis/ Restenosis/ Cancer

Accepting

Graduates
gramolini
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 946-8257

Research Interests

Mechanisms of dilated cardiomyopathy; Ca2+ regulation in skeletal and cardiac muscle; formation of specialized protein domains in muscle; cardiovascular proteomics.

Accepting

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hare
Greg HareMD, PhD
Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 864-5259
F. (416) 864-6014

Research Interests

Cerebral tissue; oxygen delivery

Clinical Interests

His clinical focus is to develop multimodal and inter-professional approaches to optimize patient outcomes through patient blood management strategies.

Accepting

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Harrison
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 813-6535
F. (416) 813-7717

Research Interests

Physiology, morphology and developmental plasticity of the normal and pathological auditory system. Hearing disorders, Cochlear implantation.

Accepting

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heximer
Associate Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 978-6048
F. (416) 978-4373

Research Interests

Mechanisms of heterotrimeric G protein signaling, defining the roles of G proteins and their regulators in the cardiovascular system.

Accepting

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horner
Professor
Neuroscience Platform; Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 946-3781
F. (416) 971-2112

Research Interests

Mechanisms of sleep, sedation and anesthesia. Mechanisms of sleep and drug-induced respiratory depression. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research and educational programs encompassing sleep, sedation and anesthetic sciences

Accepting

Fellows, Graduates, Summer Students
Professor
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 581-7880

Research Interests

Atherosclerosis, Cell Calcium, Cell Cycle & Proliferation, Diabetes, Hypertension, Molecular Biology, Smooth Muscle Cell, Transcriptional Regulation, Transgenic Mice, Vascular Biology

Accepting

Graduates
Hutchison
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 603-5800 Ext. 3568
F. (416) 603-5298

Research Interests

Research is directed towards neurophysiology of Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and essential tremor Research interests include mechanisms of deep brain stimulation action, role of neuronal oscillations in Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and essential tremor.

Accepting

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jankov
Associate Professor
Reproduction and Development Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 813-6773
F. (416) 813-5492 x416

Research Interests

Growth Factors; Oxidative stress; Vascular Remodeling; Vasoconstriction; Cardiac Failure

Accepting

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jia
Professor
Neuroscience Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 813-8713
F. (416) 813-7717

Research Interests

Learning and memory in mice, Synaptic transmission and plasticity, Genetic manipulations in mice, Dendritic spine and synaptogenesis, Glutamate receptors, Animal models of brain diseases

Accepting

None
jin
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 581-7670
F. (416) 581-7880

Research Interests

1) Understanding cell type specific gene transcription. 2) Mechanisms underlying the production and function and the incretin hormone GLP-1. 3) Role of Wnt signaling pathway in metabolic homeostasis.

Accepting

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jones
Professor
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform

Contact Info

T. (416) 813-7734
F. (416) 813-6531

Research Interests

Focus on delineating host immune responses to infection and its relation to disease pathogenesis. Understanding the mechanisms responsible for Helicobacter pylori-mediated gastrointestinal disease. Autophagy in gastrointestinal disease.

Accepting

Graduates
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