Faculty Members

Adjunct Professor — Status Only

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
T: (519) 780-8031
Johane AllardMD, FRCPC
Professor

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Toronto General Hospital
T: (416) 340-5159

Research Interests

Nutrition and gastrointestinal disorders.
Professor

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Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5356
T: (416) 978-1832
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Food intake regulation; carbohydrates, sweeteners, appetite and health; proteins, amino acids and food intake; dietary control of peptide hormone and neurotransmitter metabolism. Food composition, dietary status, and chronic disease.
JoAnne ArcandPhD, RD
Assistant Professor — Status Only

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University of Ontario Institute of Technology
T: (905) 721-8668 3796
Professor Emeritus

Research Interests

Role of dietary factors and susceptibility genes in cancer development.
Professor — Status Only

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University of Alberta
T: (780) 492-7151
Assistant Professor

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-7733

Research Interests

Malnutrition; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Associate Professor

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Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5358
T: (416) 946-8276
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

The regulation and role of brain lipid metabolism in neurodegenerative diseases and neuropsychiatric disorders.
Zulfiqar BhuttaPhD, MBBS, FRCPCH, FAAP
Professor

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-7654 302928
Catherine BirkenMD, M.Sc., FRCPC
Associate Professor — Status Only

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-4930
F: (416) 813-5979
Beatrice BoucherBSc, MHSc
Assistant Professor — Status Only

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Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5253A
Professor Emeritus

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Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5253A

Research Interests

Dietary factors and the origin of cancer.
Assistant Professor

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Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5354B
T: (416) 946-7366

Research Interests

Functional genomics on the gastrointestinal tract; probiotics. Relationship between diet, gut microbiota, and health. Linking gut microbiota, intestinal barrier, and the metabolic syndrome. How the establishment of the gut microbiota in early life may be linked to developing this condition in later life.
Assistant Professor — Status Only

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Hospital for Sick Children
T: (416) 813-5744
F: (416) 813-8471

Research Interests

Protein and amino acid requirement and metabolism across the lifespan, protein quality of foods for human consumption.
Russell de SouzaBA, BASc, MSc, ScD
Associate Professor — Status Only

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McMaster University
T: (905) 525-9140 22109

Research Interests

nutrition epidemiology, clinical nutrition, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, design and analysis of randomized controlled trials of diet interventions, dietary interventions for weight loss, dietary interventions for cardiovascular risk reduction, validation of dietary measurement instruments
Professor

Contact Info

Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5326A
T: (416) 946-5776
F: (416) 978-5882

Research Interests

Research program in nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics aims to understand how genetic and dietary factors interact to regulate various metabolic and biochemical pathways involved in the development of cardiometabolic disease as well as athletic performance.
Gail EyssenBSc, MSc, PhD
Professor Emeritus

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Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5253A
T: (416) 978-2020

Research Interests

Epidemiology of nutrition and cancer
Adjunct Professor — Status Only

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Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition, General Mills, Inc.
T: (905) 212-8030
Professor — Status Only

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University of Guelph
T: (519) 824-4120 53878
Professor Emeritus

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Medical Sciences Building, 5th Floor, Room 5253A

Research Interests

Role of diet in the retention of cognitive function with aging; impact of type 2 diabetes
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