Faculty Members

Professor

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.
Professor

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.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7654 301824
F: (416) 813-6846

Research Interests

My research aims are two-fold; 1) to examine the neural substrates of memory and 2) to apply these basic findings to study potential treatments for people with learning and memory disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and inherited forms of mental retardation.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 586-4800 2052
F: (416) 586-8588

Research Interests

Ovarian biology; Early embryo development.
Nohjin KeeMSc, PhD
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-6379
F: (416) 978-4940

Research Interests

Scholarship of teaching and learning
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 586-8764
F: (416) 586-8565

Research Interests

Development, Doppler, Hemodynamics, Heparin, Molecular Biology, Pathology, Placenta, Placental Ultrasound, Pre-eclampsia, Trophoblast
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-6392
F: (416) 813-5028

Research Interests

Regulation of glucose transport in skeletal muscle by insulin, and defects in diabetes.
Professor

Contact Info

Research Interests

Lung and vascular physiology.
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-5071
F: (416) 864-6015

Research Interests

Acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, Pee-clinical animal models, sepsis, ventilation induced lung injury, cell theory, gene based therapy
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 581-7880

Research Interests

The Lam lab consists of post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, research associates and technicians, and together, they aim to unveil novel theraptic molecular targets in the gut and the brain that lower blood glucose and lipid levels as well as body weight in diabetes and obesity.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-0910
F: (416) 946-5020 x416

Research Interests

Neurobiology of attention and emotional regulation
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 535-8501 34020
F: (416) 979-6864

Research Interests

Eating behaviour, mood, stress, obesity, early development origins, intergenerational effects, G x E interactions
Gary LewisFRCPC
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 340-4270
F: (416) 340-3314

Research Interests

The Lewis lab performs whole body, integrative, physiological studies in humans.
Ren-Ke Li MD, PhD. FCAHS
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 581-7492
F: (416) 581-7493

Research Interests

My research group within the Toronto General Research Institute focuses on translational research to apply new insights to clinical applications for cardiac repair and regeneration.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 323-7727 4757
F: (416) 323-7334

Research Interests

Andrology, Animal Models, Angiogenesis, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Brain, Cardiac muscle, Cell biology, Central Nervous System (CNS)
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 979-4659
F: (416) 979-4663

Research Interests

Development of novel therapeutics (protein peptide/small molecules) for the treatment of neuro-psychiatric diseases such as drug addiction, major depression, schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and stroke.
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 581-7501
F: (416) 581-7702

Research Interests

Acute lung injury, lung transplantation, drug discovery, nano-drug formulation, signal transduction, Cell biology, Transgenic Mice, tumorignesis, thyroid function
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 586-8460
F: (416) 586-8857

Research Interests

Endocrinology of pregnancy; molecular regulation of myometrial, placental/fetal develoment, onset of term/pre-term labour, prevention of preterm delivery.
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-5452

Research Interests

Cerebrovascular surgery, Intracranial aneurysms and vascular malformations, Cerebral arterial bypass surgery, Carotid artery disease, Brain tumors, Neurooncology, Spinal vascular malformations, Spinal tumors
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-2025
F: (416) 978-4940

Research Interests

1. Gene-environment interactions during development and disease susceptibility. 2. Fetal protection against drugs and environmental toxins
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