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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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Experts (95)

Dr. Jonathan Downar

Dr. Jonathan Downar

Psychiatrist, Toronto Western Hospital

Drawing on recent advances in functional neuroimaging to treat depression

Neuroscience Psychiatry Clinical Research Mental Health Translational Research Neuroimaging Cognition Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation FMRI Brain Stimulation

Marnie Escaf

Marnie Escaf

Senior VP & Executive Lead

One of Canada's most talented healthcare administrators

Health Administration Strategic Planning Corporate Communications Strategic Partnerships

Dr. Michael Fehlings

Dr. Michael Fehlings

Neurosurgeon, Krembil Neuroscience Centre

Combining an expertise in complex spinal surgery with a innovative research program discovering new treatments for spinal cord injury

Neuroscience Clinical Research Molecular Biology Clinical Trials Biotechnology Confocal Microscopy Spine Stem Cells Cerebral Palsy Riluzole Decompression Surgery Neurosurgery

Dr. Niall Ferguson

Dr. Niall Ferguson

Head - Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Ferguson is Head of Critical Care Medicine at UHN

Mechanical Ventilation Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation Epidemiology

Dr. Geoff  Fernie

Dr. Geoff Fernie

Director, Research, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Developing technologies to prevent injury and disease & help individuals continue to live in their own homes as they age

Rehabilitation Research Idapt Centre Falls Research Elderly Driving Research Aging At Home Research Accessible Environments Assistive Technology Biomechanics Rehabilitation Engineering Ergonomics Winter Footwear Safety Stair Safety Senior Aging At Home

Dr. Neil Fleshner

Dr. Neil Fleshner

Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Conducting research into urologic cancer prevention with an emphasis on prostrate cancer

Urology Prostrate Cancer Bladder Cancer Surgical Oncology Clinical Research Robotic Surgery

Dr. Patrick  Gullane

Dr. Patrick Gullane

Head and Neck Surgeon

A world authority in head and neck cancer

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Cancers Skull-Base Surgery Clinical Research

Dr. Susy Hota

Dr. Susy Hota

Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control

One of Canada's leading experts in infectious disease

Epidemiology Infection Prevention and Control Public Health Clostridium Difficile Infection Emerging Infectious Diseases Emergency Preparedness

Dr. Atul  Humar

Dr. Atul Humar

Medical Director - Transplant

An internationally recognized expert in transplant infectious disease

Organ Transplant Infectious Diseases Post-Transplant Herpesvirus Infections Cmv Molecular Diagnostics Host Responses to Cmv Prevention and Management Strategies Emerging Viral Infections

Dr. Mansoor Husain

Dr. Mansoor Husain


As a specialist in cardiovascular disease and nuclear cardiology, Dr. Husain brings outstanding clinical and research credentials to UHN

Clinical Research Heart Research Research Management Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Biology Vasomotor Physiology Transgenic Mouse Models of Cardiovascular Disease

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