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R. Fraser Elliott Building, 190 Elizabeth St., Toronto, M5G 2C4, ON, CA

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University Health Network (UHN) is a medical centre that comprises four hospitals: Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. These are a network of teaching hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. It is a recognized leader in patient care, research and education.

UHN has a proud history of achieving many "world firsts" including discovering stem cells, pioneering deep brain simulation to treat patients with depression, performing the world's first single and double-lung transplant and pioneering the Cobalt machine, the technology that allowed modern radiation therapy to develop. UHN is committed to continually breaking new ground in research and treatment so it can enhance patients' experience and outcomes.

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Dr. Sherry Grace

Dr. Sherry Grace

Senior Scientist

Professor Sherry Grace’s research interests lie in the areas of cardiac rehabilitation delivery and use, as well as cardiac psychology.

Healthcare Public Health Higher Education Clinical Research Heart Disease Behavioural Cardiology

Dr. James Eubanks

Dr. James Eubanks

Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil)

James Eubanks is a doctor, scientist, and professor of neurosurgery at the University of Toronto.

Neuroscience Genetics Neurosurgery Brain Epilepsy Epigeneitcs Science Higher Education

Dr. Graham  Roche-Nagle

Dr. Graham Roche-Nagle

Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Graham Roche-Nagle specialty interests include open/endovascular abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm repair.

Surgery Vascular Surgery Aortic Aneurysm Repair Peripheral Artery Bypass/Intervention Carotid Artery Surgery Arterio-Venous Fistula Construction Venous Disease Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Dr. Joseph  Cafazzo

Dr. Joseph Cafazzo

Director - Centre for Global eHealth Innovation

Dr. Cafazzo is a biomedical engineer who has spent his entire career in a hospital setting

Technology to Facilitate Patient Self-Care Complex Chronic Conditions Design and Safety of Technology in Healthcare Patient Self-Care and Technology for Managing Complex End-Stage Renal Disease Congestive Heart Failure Healthcare Information Technology Ehealth Human Factors Engineering Biomedical Engineering Process Improvement Medical Devices

Dr. Ralph  DaCosta

Dr. Ralph DaCosta

Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Dr. DaCosta is the senior co-inventor of the PRODIGITM and is one of Canada’s leading experts in the area of biophotonics

Molecular Imaging for Image-Guided Interventions Multimodal Disease-Targeted and Reporter Imaging Agents Advanced Preclinical Models for Basic Cancer Research Optimization of Response to Radiation Therapy in Cancer Optimization of Response to Novel Immunotherapy Strategies in Cancer Point-Of-Care Imaging-Based Technologies for Clinical Applications Photodynamic Therapy Optical Diagnostics and Imaging Optical Microscopy

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