Faculty Members

Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-5825
F: (416) 864-6014

Research Interests

Anesthesiology; Critical care; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular metabolism and physiology; Transfusion medicine.
Anita McGahanPhD, MBA
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-6188

Research Interests

Business economics; business of science and development; innovation in the governance of technology to improve global health; management and business mechanisms
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 208-5153
F: (416) 287-7676

Research Interests

epigenetics, genetics, Brain, Behaviour, Gene-environment interactions during development and disease susceptibility, Endocrinology, Stress response, Human Models, Animal Models
Patrick McNamaraPhD, MB, BCH, BAO, DCH, MSC (Paeds), MRCP, MRCPCH
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-5773
F: (416) 813-5245

Research Interests

Effect of left ventricular afterload in the setting of: 1. Patent Ductus Arteriosus 2. Pulmonary Hypertension 3. Acute Hypoxemia
Assistant Professor

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Research Interests

Graduate Professional Development, Career Training for Graduate Students
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7654 1434
F: (416) 813-2212

Research Interests

Neural stem cells; Neurotrophin regulation of neuronal survival, growth and connectivity; Role of p53 family in the nervous system; Molecular regulation of neurogenesis
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-3868
F: (416) 946-0588

Research Interests

My laboratory is interested in characterizing chromatin proteins to decipher their functions in chromatin dynamics and gene regulation and implications in human diseases.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 603-5295

Research Interests

Brain, Molecular Biology, central nervous system, development.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 507-6883
F: (416) 507-6435

Research Interests

Research in Dr. Mount's lab focuses on discerning signaling defects in knockout and transgenic mouse models of ataxia telangiectasia, Alzheimers' and Parkinson's disease.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 864-5197
F: (416) 864-5584

Research Interests

My research lab is primarily interested in the area of genetics of lipid disorders, and their roles in diabetes, adiposity and cardiovascular diseases with special emphasis on high density lipoprotein (HDL) metabolism.
Heyu NiMD, PhD
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 847-1738
F: (416) 864-3060

Research Interests

Platelet Physiology and Thrombosis; Platelet Immunology and Maternal Immune Response to Fetal Antigens
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 581-7595
F: (416) 581-7606

Research Interests

The Nostro laboratory is interested in elucidating the molecular regulators controlling pancreatic development and beta cell maturation.
Assistant Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 340-4800 4910
F: (416) 340-3808

Research Interests

The focus of Dr.O’Brien’s lab is to identify the molecular pathways responsible for driving tumour growth in colorectal cancer. The ultimate goal being to utilize this knowledge to devise improved therapeutic strategies for colorectal cancer.
Beverley OrserMD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 978-0574

Research Interests

Effects of anaesthetics on ligand-gated ion channels, second messenger systems, electrophysiology, clinical studies of anaesthetics.
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-6217
F: (416) 813-6304

Research Interests

Animal Models, Diabetes, hormones, puberty, genetics, Human Models, epigenetics
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7654 304340
F: (416) 813-5771

Research Interests

Obesity and cardio-metabolic disease in adolescence; Eating behavior, addiction and the adolescent brain; Human epigenome in health and disease; Induction of brown fat as a protection against diet-induced obesity
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 946-5564
F: (416) 978-8532

Research Interests

Neurobiology of sleep and sleep disorders
Agostino Pierro OBE, MD, FRCS(Eng.), FRCS(Ed), FAAP
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7340
F: (416) 813-7477

Research Interests

Research is directed towards Neonatal Intestinal Disorders Requiring Surgery, including: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), Acute Intestinal Injury, Stem Cells, Intestinal organoids and Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT)
Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-6772
F: (416) 813-6775 x416

Research Interests

The aim of my research is to understand the fundamental biological and physiological mechanisms that direct lung development and the impact of preterm birth on this process.
Associate Professor

Contact Info

T: (416) 813-7654 309094
F: (416) 813-7717

Research Interests

Computational neuroscience (neural coding, dynamical systems theory, information theory), neuronal excitability, synaptic transmission, pain processing.
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