Regenerative Medicine Program

Scientists & Investigators

The Regenerative Medicine Program includes 15 Scientists and 34 Investigators, along with their research trainees and staff. Scientists typically devote more than 75 percent of their time to research, while Investigators typically devote five to 50 percent of their time to research. Please see our scientific appointment categories for more information.

Program Director: Michael Rudnicki
Medical Director: Harold Atkins

Scientists in the Regenerative Medicine Program
Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Allan, David
MD FRCPC
Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Blood cancer, Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseCell therapy, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systematic reviews, Transfusions, Translational research, Transplantation
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
Dilworth, Jeffrey
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Aging, Muscular dystrophyBasic research, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genomics, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells
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
Mattar, Pierre
PhD
Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, Retinal disease, VisionBasic research, Bioinformatics, Cell therapy, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genetics, Genomics, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models
Megeney, Lynn
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Heart disease, Muscular dystrophyStem cells, Disease models, Proteomics, Drug development
Parks, Robin
Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Cancer, Common cold, Muscular dystrophyGene therapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Viral therapy
Perkins, Theodore
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Cancer, Muscular dystrophy, Musculoskeletal conditions, Neuromuscular diseaseBasic research, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Biostatistics, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systems biology, Translational research
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
Stanford, William
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Aging, Arthritis, Cancer, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseMolecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systems biology
Stewart, Duncan
MD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Heart disease, Pulmonary hypertension, Septic shock, Vascular, heart and metabolic diseaseStem cells, Cell therapy, Clinical trials, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Translational research
Thebaud, Bernard
MD, PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Lung diseaseCell therapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Translational research
Tsilfidis, Catherine
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Retinal disease, GlaucomaMolecular and cellular biology, Disease models
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
 
Additional profiles of Scientists and Investigators with an interest in regenerative medicine
Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Atkins, Harold
MD, FRCPC
Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Autoimmune diseases of the nervous system, Blood cancer, Multiple sclerosis, Myasthenia gravis, Stiff person syndromeBasic research, Cell therapy, Clinical trials, Immunotherapy, Regenerative medicine, Translational research, Transplantation, Viral therapy
Berardi, Philip
MD, PhD, FRCPC
Clinician Investigator
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Blood cancer, CancerBasic research, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Cell therapy, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genetics, Genomics, Immunotherapy, Stem cells, Translational research
Bredeson, Christopher
MD MSc FRCPC
Senior Clinician Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Blood cancerClinical research, Stem cells, Transplantation
Brownstein, Seymour
M.D., F.R.C.S.
Clinician Investigator
(Regenerative Medicine)
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
Campbell, Mark
MD, MSc
Clinician Investigator
(Regenerative Medicine)
Bone and joint degeneration, Musculoskeletal conditions, StrokeBasic research, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation, Translational research
Coupland, Stuart
PhD
Clinician Investigator
(Regenerative Medicine)
Courtman, David
PhD
Senior Investigator
(Regenerative Medicine)
Biomaterials, Cell therapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Translational research
Freedman, Mark
HBSc, MSc, MD, CSPQ, FAAN, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Neuroscience)
Multiple sclerosisCell therapy, Clinical research, Regenerative medicine, Clinical trials
Ito, Caryn
PhD
Senior Investigator
(Regenerative Medicine)
Kekre, Natasha
BSc, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Blood cancerEpidemiology, Immunotherapy, Stem cells, Translational research, Transplantation, Viral therapy
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
Litvinov, Ivan
M.D, Ph.D., FRCPC
Associate Scientist
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Skin cancerImmunotherapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Stem cells, Translational research, Viral therapy
Litvinov, Ivan
M.D, Ph.D., FRCPC
Affiliate Investigator
(Cancer Therapeutics)
Skin cancerImmunotherapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Stem cells, Translational research, Viral therapy
McIntyre, Lauralyn
MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Clinical research, Critical care, Stem cells, Transfusions, Translational research
Ramsay, Timothy
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Addiction, Alzheimer's, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anxiety, Ataxia, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism, Bipolar, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Colorectal cancer, Concussion, Cystic fibrosis, Dementia, Depression, Dystonia, HIV, Immigrant and refugee health, Indigenous peoples health, Influenza, Kidney disease, Lung cancer, Macular degeneration, Men's health, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Myasthenia gravis, Obesity, Ovarian cancer, Parkinson's, Pulmonary hypertension, Septic shock, Spinal cord injuryBehaviour, Biomaterials, Biostatistics, Cell therapy, Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Drug development, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health professional behaviour change, Health promotion, Health research methods, Health services research, Health technology, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Nursing, Palliative care, Patient decision aids, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Prevention, Psychology, Psychometrics, Public health, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation, Risk assessment, Shared decision making, Surgery, Surveys, Systematic reviews, Transfusions, Translational research, Transplantation, Viral therapy
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
Scott, Fraser
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Chronic Disease)
Diabetes, Gastrointestinal disease, Type 1 diabetesBasic research, Immunotherapy, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Translational research
Trudel, Guy
MD
Clinician Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Bone and joint degeneration, Musculoskeletal conditionsBasic research, Biomarkers, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation
Tsai, Eve
MD, PhD, FRCSC, CIP
Associate Scientist
(Neuroscience)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Cancer, Spinal cord injuryBiomaterials, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Imaging, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Translational research


Additional Investigators in the Regenerative Medicine Program
Albreiki, Danah
Baig, Kashif
Belliveau, Michel
Bhatti, Adil
Blanco, Paula
Buhrmann, Ralf
Campbell, Pearl
Delpero, Walter
Dollin, Michael
Fournier, Annick
Gilberg, Steven
Giulivi, Antonio
Gottlieb, Chloe
Huebsch, Lothar
Hurley, Bernard
Jackson, Bruce
Jordan, David
Karanjia, Rustum
Karsh, Jacob
Lee, Thomas
Leonard, Brian
Mei, Shirley
Miller, Garfield
Mintsioulis, George
Myles, W. Michael
O'Connor, Michael
Tuli, Raman
Zackon, David
Ziai, Setareh

Affiliates (primarily appointed at another institution)
Andrade, Miguel
Blais, Alexandre
Bulman, Dennis
Catelas, Isabelle
De Lisio, Michael
Harper, Mary-Ellen
Isasi, Rosario
Jasmin, Bernard
Kaern, Mads
Nemer, Mona
Wallace, Valerie
Wang, Lisheng

Emeritus Scientists