Researcher Profiles: Disease models

Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Addison, Christina
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Bone and joint degeneration, Cancer, Lung cancer, Lung disease, Pancreatic cancer, Prostate cancer, Breast cancerBasic research, Clinical research, Cohort studies, Disease models, Drug development, Genetics, Imaging, Model organisms, Translational research, Molecular and cellular biology
Albert, Paul
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Neuroscience)
Anxiety, Depression, Intellectual disabilities, Parkinson's, Schizophrenia, Stroke, SuicideEpigenetics, Disease models, Drug development, Epigenetics, Gene therapy, Genetics, Imaging, Molecular and cellular biology, Optogenetics, Transgenic/knockout models
Ardolino, Michele
PhD
Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Blood cancer, Brain cancer, Breast cancer, Cancer, Colorectal cancer, Lung cancer, Ovarian cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Prostate cancer, Skin cancerBasic research, Cell therapy, Clinical research, Disease models, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Brand, Marjorie
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Blood cancer, Sickle cell anemia, Thalassemia, Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseBasic research, Bioinformatics, Disease models, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genomics, Imaging, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Stem cells, Systems biology, Transgenic/knockout models
Burger, Dylan
PhD
Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
Aging, Chronic disease, Diabetes, Kidney disease, Type 1 diabetes, Vascular cognitive impairment, Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseBasic research, Biomarkers, Disease models, Imaging, Molecular and cellular biology, Pharmacology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Burns, Kevin
MD CM, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
Diabetes, Kidney disease, Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseBasic research, Biomarkers, Cell therapy, Clinical research, Disease models, Gene expression, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Chen, Hsiao-Huei
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Neuroscience)
Autism, Depression, Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's, Anxiety, Diabetes, Obesity, Schizophrenia, Stroke, Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseDisease models, Gene expression, Optogenetics, Transgenic/knockout models, Basic research, Molecular and cellular biology, Translational research
Gray, Douglas
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Aging, Cancer, Lung cancer, Parkinson'sBasic research, Disease models, Genomics, Imaging, Transgenic/knockout models, Genetics, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology
Kothary, Rashmi
Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Dystonia, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Spinal muscular atrophyBasic research, Disease models, Drug development, Epigenetics, Epigenetics, Gene therapy, Genetics, Imaging, Lipidomics, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Lalu, Manoj
MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Blood cancer, Heart disease, Stroke, Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseBasic research, Cell therapy, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Disease models, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Translational research
Liu, Johné
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
Aging, Cancer, Infertility, Maternal and fetal health, Pregnancy, Women's healthBasic research, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Disease models, Drug development, Translational research
Lorimer, Ian
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Brain cancer, CancerBasic research, Cell therapy, Disease models, Molecular and cellular biology, Translational research
Megeney, Lynn
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Heart disease, Muscular dystrophyStem cells, Disease models, Proteomics, Drug development
Picketts, David
Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Autism, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Intellectual disabilities, Multiple sclerosis, Stroke, VisionBasic research, Disease models, Epigenetics, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models
Rudnicki, Michael
OC, PhD, FRSC
Program Director and
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Muscular dystrophy, Neuromuscular diseaseBasic research, Bioinformatics, Disease models, Epigenetics, Genetics, Genomics, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models
Sabourin, Luc
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Breast cancer, Muscular dystrophy, Skin cancerBasic research, Disease models, Drug development, Gene expression, Genetics, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models
Schlossmacher, Michael
MD, DABPN, FRCPC
Program Director and
Senior Scientist
(Neuroscience)
Aging, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Chronic disease, Crohn's, Dementia, Inflammatory bowel syndrome, Dementia, Parkinson'sBasic research, Biomarkers, Cohort studies, Disease models, Drug development, Genetics, Lipidomics, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Risk assessment, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Tsilfidis, Catherine
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Retinal disease, GlaucomaMolecular and cellular biology, Disease models
Vanderhyden, Barbara
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Cancer, Infertility, Ovarian cancer, Women's healthBasic research, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Disease models, Drug development, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genomics, Immunotherapy, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research, Viral therapy
Wang, Jing
Ph.D.
Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Alzheimer's, Multiple sclerosis, StrokeCell therapy, Disease models, Epigenetics, Imaging, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models