Alumni

Alta, John

Graduated 1990

Academic Director, School of Medicine and Public Health; Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health; University of Newcastle, Australia

Clinical specialty

Clinical epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, public health

Publications

Asai, Kengo

Graduated 2007

Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Residency

General Surgery, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Hepatopancreatobiliary, general surgery

Ballios, Brian

Graduated 2015

Residency

Ophthalmology, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Derek Van der Kooy and Molly Shoichet, supervisors) New approaches to the transplantation of stem cells and their progeny for the treatment of retinal degeneration.  October 1, 2012.

Ballyk, Peter

Graduated 1999

Lecturer, Department of Radiology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Heart, lung, vessel

Publications

Becker, Henry

 

Graduated 2009

Residency

Pathology, University of Toronto

Publications

Bohdanowicz, Michal

Graduated 2015

Residency

Dermatology, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Sergio Grinstein, supervisor) The role of phosphatidylinositol 4 5-bisphosphate metabolism during phagocytosis. December 13, 2012.

Bose, Rohit

Graduated 2008

Fellow, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University

Residency

Internal Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical College

Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Clinical specialty

Oncology

Publications

Boucher, Louis-martin

Graduated 2001

Clinician/Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology with a subspecialty in Interventional Radiology, McGill University

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Interventional radiology, molecular imaging

Publications

Costain, Greg

 

Graduated 2015

Residency

Medical Genetics, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (A. Basset, supervisor) On the clinical applicability and translation of genetic discoveries in schizophrenia. June 6, 2013.

Cowan, Bryce

Graduated 1999

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology and Skin Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Residency

Plastic Surgery, University of Calgary

Clinical specialty

Plastic surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery

Publications

Dela Cruz, Charles

Graduated 2003

Associate Professor, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Department of Internal Medicine; Department of Microbial Pathogenesis
Director, Center of Pulmonary Infection Research and Treatment (CPIRT)
Yale University

Residency

Internal Medicine, Yale University

Clinical specialty

Pathogenesis of COPD and emphysema; viral and bacterial lung infections in the pathogenesis of lung diseases; chitinases and chitinase-like proteins in pulmonary infections role of interleukin-15 in the lung

Publications

Demetriou, Michael

Graduated 1992

Director, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Designated Comprehensive Care Clinic, Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Designated Research Center, School of Medicine

Professor of Neurology, University of California, Irvine

Residency

Neurology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Clinical epidemiology

Publications

Diamandis, Phedias

Graduated 2011

Residency

Neuropathology, University of Toronto

Publications

Dissanayake, Dilan

Graduated 2014

Residency

Paediatrics, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Immunology Department (Pam Ohashi, supervisor) Investigating the factors that govern the induction of an in vivo CTL response against a tissue-borne antigen. September 7, 2012.

Publications

Donaldson, Laura

(Née: Clarke)

Graduated 2014

Residency

Opthamology, McMaster University

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Derek van der Kooy, supervisor) Proliferation and Potential of Neural and Retinal Stem Cell Populations. August 24, 2011.

Publications

Dugani, Chandrasagar

Graduated 2012

Residency

Internal Medicine, Harvard University

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Freda Miller, supervisor) Death Shapes Life: Characterizing the role of p63 and p73 during neural development and aging. May 4, 2010.

Publications

Durbin, Adam

Graduated 2012

Residency

Paediatrics, Harvard University

Clinical specialty

Paediatrics

Publications

Edwards, Lori

Graduated 2007

Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Genetics Program, Trillium Health Partners 

Residency

Pathology, McMaster University

Clinical specialty

Laboratory medicine, genetics

Publications

Erdman, Laura

Graduated 2014

Residency

Paediatrics, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Kevin Kain, supervisor) Host Inflammatory Pathways in Malaria Infection: Potential Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers of Disease Severity. July 15, 2011.

Publications

Fisher, Simon

Graduated 1997

Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism; Professor, Internal Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Biochemistry; University of Utah

Residency

Internal Medicine, Harvard University

Clinical specialty

Endocrinology, metabolism

Publications

Franco, Chris

Graduated 2011

Cardiology Fellow, University of British Columbia

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of British Columbia

Clinical specialty

Cardiology, cell biology of atherosclerosis

Publications

Ganjavi, Hooman

Graduated 2006

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario

Staff Psychiatrist, London Health Sciences Centre

Residency

McGill University

Clinical specialty

Psychiatry

Publications

Goldenberg, Neil

Graduated 2011

Resident (PGY5), Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Residency

Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Haq, Rizwan

Graduated 2003

Instructor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Principal Investigator, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Attending Physician, Centre for Melanoma, Department of Medical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Residency

Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Clinical specialty

Medical oncology

Publications

Hare, Greg

Graduated 1990

Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science; Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute; St. Michael's Hospital

Associate Professor, Anesthesia; Associate Professor, Physiology; Associate Member, Institute of Medical Science; University of Toronto

Residency

Anesthesia, Dalhousie University

Clinical specialty

Blood conservation; research focus on defining adaptive, and maladaptive, cerbral and cardiovascular regulartory mechanisms in experimental models of acute hemodilution

Publications

Henry, Pauline

Graduated 2005

Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Staff Pathologist, Toronto East General Hospital

Residency

Anatomical Pathology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Anatomical pathology

Publications

Heyn, Chinthaka (Chris)

Graduated 2008

Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto

Affiliate Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Staff Radiologist, Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Clinical specialty

Innovation, translation, attrition

Publications

Hutson, Janine

Graduated 2014

Residency

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Western University

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Gideon Koren, supervisor) Evaluation of transplacental pharmacology and toxicology from bench to bedside. June 24, 2014.

Hwang, David

Graduated 2000

Associate Professor Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Affiliate Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute

Residency

Clinical Biochemistry, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Infectious diseases, immunopathology

Publications

Hwang, Peter

Graduated 2007

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alberta

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Alberta

Clinical specialty

Internal medicine

Publications

Hyrcza, Martin

Graduated 2010

Clinical Fellow, The Canadian Gene Cure Foudation

Residency

Pathology, University of British Colombia

Clinical specialty

Molecular biology, pathology

Publications

Kalia, Lorraine

Graduated 2006

Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Toronto

Clinician Scientist, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network with appointments at the Toronto Western Research Institute, Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

Residency

University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Neurology

Publications

Kalia, Suneil

Graduated 2006

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Neurosurgeon, Toronto Western Hospital

Scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network

Residency

University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Movement disorders

Publications

Kennedy, James

Graduated 2010

Clinical Fellow, Leukemia/MPN Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Hematology

Publications

Kim, Jae

Graduated 1997

Adjunct Professor, Physics, Lakehead University

Clinician Scientist/Research Fellow, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Clinical specialty

Radiology

Publications

Kim, Raymond

Graduated 2008

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Medical Geneticist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/Hospital for Sick Children

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Oncology, hereditary cancer

Publications

Kruger, Joshua

Graduated 2004

Physician (Opthamology); Staff Ophthalmologist, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem

Residency

Harvard Medical School

Clinical specialty

Opthamology

Publications

Lam, Grace

Graduated 2014

Residency

Internal Medicine, Edmonton

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (John Brumell, supervisor) The Role of Innate Immune Factors, Autophagy and NOX2 NADPH oxidase in L. monocytogenes Pathogenesis. January 18, 2012.

Li, Madeline

Graduated 1999

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University Health Network

Clinician Scientist, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital

Residency

Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Depression, quality of life, psychosocial oncology, patient experience

Publications

Lin, Alvin

 

Graduated 2013

Residency

General Surgery, University of Toronto

Publications

Lin, Amy

Graduated 2012

Cardiology Fellow, Harvard Unviersity

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Medical Biophysics (Tak Mak, supervisor) Investigations into the biological roles of the E3 ligase Ariadne 2. April 15, 2010.

Publications

Liontos, Larissa

Graduated 2012

Residency

Haematopathology, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Medical Biophysics (Jane McGlade, supervisor) The Role of the Src-like Adaptor Proteins, SLAP and SLAP-2 in Dendritic Cell development and signaling. August 15, 2010.

Publications

Lo, Bryan

Graduated 1999

Lead Scientist and Medical Director, Molecular Oncology Diagnostics Laboratory, The Ottawa Hospital

Residency

Genetics, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Rare genetic syndromes

Publications

Lovegrove, Fiona

Graduated 2010

Resident (PGY5), Dermatology, University of Toronto

Residency

Dermatology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Dermatology, infectious diseases 

Publications

Patrick McVeigh

Graduated 2016

Residency

Vascular Surgery, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Medical Biophysics (Brian Wilson, supervisor). Development of a platform for surface enhanced Raman scattering endoscopy. July 22, 2014.

Publications

Nanda, Arvind

Graduated 1998

Endoscopist, GTA Endoscopy Services, Rouge Valley Health Systems

Residency

General Surgery, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Endoscopy, general surgery, cancer surgery

Publications

Sean Nestor

Graduated 2016

Residency

Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Publications

O'Blenes, Catherine

Graduated 2001

Dermatologist

Residency

Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto

Publications

Owen, Dawn

Graduated 2007

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan Health System

Residency

Radiation Oncology, University of British Columbia

Clinical specialty

Radiation oncology; lung, head and neck cancers; liver and spine stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)

Publications

Pahapil, Peter

Graduated 1992

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery; Director, Functional Neurosurgery; Medical College of Wisconsin

Residency

Neurosurgery, University of Western Ontario

Clinical specialty

Chronic pain; neuromodulation; deep brain and spinal cord stimulation surgery

Publications

Pasic, Ivan

Graduated 2012

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (David Malkin, supervisor) Molecular characterization reveals novel genes implicated in aetiology and progression of osteosarcoma. June 29, 2012.

Publications

Perrin, Andrew

Graduated 2013

Residency

Psychiatry, BC Children's Hospital

PhD Thesis: Department of Molecular Genetics (Brent Derry, supervisor) DNA Damage-dependent Regulation and Function of akt-1 in Caenorhabditis elegans. January 5, 2011.

Pillai, Dylan

Graduated 2002

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary

Residency

Internal Medicine, Stanford University

Clinical specialty

Infectious disease

Publications

Randhawa, Varinder

Graduated 2010

Resident (PGY5), Cardiology, University of Western Ontario

Residency

Cardiology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario

Publications

Rocca, Antonio

Graduated 2002

Specialist, Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Polyclinic Family and Specialty Medicine Facility

Courtesy staff appointment in the division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, St Michael's Hospital 

Working in the laboratory of Dr. M. Bendeck, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Cardiology

Publications

Rullo, Jacob

Graduated 2015

Residency

Opthamology, Queen's University

PhD Thesis: Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (Myron Cybulsky, supervisor) Leukocyte Structural Adaptations in Response to Hemodynamic-Derived Forces: Tension Transmitted Through VLA-4 Activates Upstream Rap1, PI3K, and Rac-Dependent Actin Polymerization. June 25, 2012.

Sah, Rajan

Graduated 2004

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine; Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics; University of Iowa

Residency

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Clinical specialty

Cardiology

Publications

Saibil, Sam

Graduated 2010

Postdoctoral Fellow (PGY4)

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Medical oncology, immunology

Publications

Schumacher, Paul Andrew

Graduated 2001

Clinical Instructor, Kooteny Boundry Hospital, University of British Columbia

Residency

General Surgery, University of British Columbia

Clinical specialty

Surgery

Schwindt, Graeme

Graduated 2015

Residency

Anesthesiology, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Sandra Black, supervisor) Towards Functional Imaging Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease.  August 20, 2014.

Seaberg, Raewyn

Graduated 2006

Lecturer, Head and Neck Surgery; Department of Otolaryngology; University of Toronto 

Residency

Toronto

Clinical specialty

Otolaryngology

Publications

Skrtic, Marko

Graduated 2014

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Aaron Schimmer, supervisor) Inhibition of mitochondrial translation as a therapeutic strategy for acute myeloid leukemia. June 22, 2012.

So, Jonathan

Graduated 2013

Residency

Internal Medicine, Western University

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Tony Pawson, supervisor) Data-driven Modeling of Kinase Networks in TRAIL-induced Apoptosis Inform Combination Therapy. May 14, 2013.

Somani, Ally-Khan

Graduated 2002

Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Division; Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery; Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency

Pathology, University of British Columbia

Clinical specialty

Melanoma, Mohs micrographic surgery; high risk basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas; cosmetic and laser surgery

Publications

Steinberg, Benjaming

Graduated 2011

Resident (PGY5), Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Residency

Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Anesthetics, immunology

Publications

Swartz, Rick

Graduated 2004

Assistant Professor/Scientist, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, University of Toronto/Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Residency

Neurology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Neurology

Publications

Tai, Isabella

Graduated 1995

Senior Scientist, Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre

Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology,  University of British Columbia

Residency

Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Gastrointestinal cancers, chemotherapy resistance, genomics/proteomics

Publications

Tavares, Grace

Graduated 2001

Physician, Squamish Community Health Centre  

Residency

Family Practice, University of British Columbia

Clinical specialty

Family medicine

Tsui, David

Graduated 2015

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of Alberta

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Fred Miller, supervisor) Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Mammalian Forebrain Development.  May 15, 2013.

Valiante, Tauflik

Graduated 1997

Associate Professor, Neurosurgery, University of Toronto

Staff Neurosurgeon; Surgical Director, Epilepsy Program; Toronto Western Hospital

Residency

Neurosurgery, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Electrophysiology, computational neuroscience, optogenetics, cognitive neuroscience, oscillations

Publications

Vanderlaan, Rachel

Graduated 2012

Residency

Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Tony Pawson, supervisor) The role of ShcA phosphotyrosine signaling in the myocardium. October 15, 2010.

Publications

Ward, Michael

Graduated 2011

Resident (PGY5), Cardiology, University of Toronto

Residency

Cardiology, University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Cardiology

Publications

Wolf, Amparo

Graduated 2012

Residency

Neurosurgery, University of Western Ontario

PhD Thesis: Institute of Medical Science (Ab Guha, supervisor) Hexokinase 2 is a key mediator of aerobic glycolysis promoting tumour growth in Blioblastoma Multiforme. July 15, 2010.

Publications

Yang, Victor

Graduated 2006

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto and Ryerson University

Neurosurgeon, Sunnybrook Hospital

Residency

University of Toronto

Clinical specialty

Optical guidance tomography; intraoperative flourescence imaging; micro-machined electromechanical probes and catheters; medical imaging; surgical guidance

Publications

Yeung, Tony

Graduated 2010

Research/Clinical Fellow, Gynecologic Pathology, University of Toronto

Residency

Pathology, Harvard University

Clinical specialty

Chemoresistance in ovarian cancer

Publications

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