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Dr. Mohit Kapoor - University Health Network. Toronto, ON, CA

Dr. Mohit Kapoor Dr. Mohit Kapoor

Senior Scientist | University Health Network

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Dr. Kapoor’s research program examines the molecular basis of arthritis with the aim to identify new therapeutic targets.

Biography

Dr. Mohit Kapoor is a Senior Scientist in the Division of Genetics and Development at Krembil Research Institute (Krembil). Dr. Kapoor’s research program examines the molecular basis of arthritis with the aim to identify new therapeutic targets to slow down the process of cartilage degradation. He is also an Associate Professor, Department of Surgery and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto.

Dr. Kapoor graduated from the University of Otago (New Zealand) with a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology, after which he conducted two postdoctoral fellowships in London, ON, and Lexington, KY. Prior to his arrival at UHN, Dr. Kapoor held an Assistant Professor appointment at the Université de Montréal.

Industry Expertise (3)

Research Pharmaceuticals Education/Learning

Areas of Expertise (9)

Pharmacology Toxicology Arthritis Medical Education Genetics Pathogenesis Molecular Biology Cell Biology Clinical Research

Education (1)

University of Otago: Ph.D., Pharmacology and Toxicology

Affiliations (2)

  • Associate Professor University of Toronto
  • Adjunct Professor University of Montreal

Media Appearances (2)

Early detection only way to stop osteoarthritis, says expert

The Tribune  

2015-12-28

Dr. Mohit Kapoor has brought laurels to the city after he was honoured amongst the six best authors in basic sciences by a panel of global reviewers at the 16th Annual European Congress of Rheumatology held this year ...

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Genes play role in early onset of arthritis

Toronto Star  

2015-09-20

Dr. Mohit Kapoor is an associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Surgery and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology ...

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Articles (5)

PPARgamma deficiency results in severe accelerated Osteoarthritis associated with defective mTOR and autophagy signalling Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases

2015 74(3):569-78. PMID: 25573665

Cartilage-specific deletion of mTOR upregulates autophagy and protects mice from osteoarthritis Annals of The Rheumatic Diseases

2015 Jul;74(7):1432-40. PMID: 24651621

Fibrosis- A lethal component of Systemic Sclerosis Nature Reviews Rheumatology

2014. PMID: 24752182

Association of cartilage-specific deletion of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ with abnormal endochondral ossification and impaired cartilage growth and development in a murine model Arthritis and Rheumatism

2012 May;64(5):1551-61. PMID: 22131019

Role of proinflammatory cytokines in the pathophysiology of Osteoarthritis Nature Reviews Rheumatology

2011, 7(1):33-42. PMID: 21119608

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