Faculty Members

Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-3241
F: (416) 978-4940

Research Interests

Systems biology; Bioinformatics; Gene regulation; Lineage specification, commitment and development; Trophoblast; Placenta; Preeclampsia
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-6060 3198

Clinical Interests

Critical Illness and Injury

Research Interests

Acute lung injury
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 603-5800 2933
F: (416) 603-5745

Research Interests

Investigating how epigenetic factors influence neuronal function.
Professor

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
Professor

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.
Associate Professor

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
Joseph A. FisherMD, FRCP(C)
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 597-1325 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.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7654 301823

Research Interests

Mouse genetic models of cognitive function and dysfunction.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-8712
F: (416) 978-4940

Research Interests

Scholarship of teaching and learning
Herbert GaisanoMD, FRCP(C)
Professor

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.
Professor

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
Michael GollobMD, FRCP
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 340-4282
F: (416) 340-3281

Research Interests

Research is directed towards understanding the genetic causes and physiology of cardiac heart rhythm disorders through use of human genetic studies, bioinformatics, cellular electrophysiology and mouse models.
Associate Professor

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.
Greg HareMD, PhD
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-5259
F: (416) 864-6014

Clinical Interests

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

Research Interests

Cerebral tissue; oxygen delivery
Professor

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.
Associate Professor

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.
Professor

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
Professor

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
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 603-5800 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.
Professor

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
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