About NOSM Education Research Communities


Division Head and Professor

Boreham, Douglas, B.Sc. (Laurentian), Ph.D. (Ottawa)
Radiation Biology
Ionizing Radiation Health Effects


Clulow, Victor, B.Sc. (Dunelm), M.Sc. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Ottawa)
Pituitary-adrenal function in mammals; pheromonal influences on maturation; environmental radioactivity

Diaz-Mitoma, Francisco, M.D. (Guadalajara), Ph.D.(Alberta), FRCPC (Medical Microbiology)
Human immunology, Vaccine development for RNA viruses, clinical trials for antiviral treatment of herpes infections and translational research

Falter, Hermann, B.Sc. (Laurentian), Ph.D. (Cincinnati)

Ferroni, Garry, B.Sc. (McMaster), M.Sc. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Medical Microbiology
Antibiotic resistance in bacteria; environmental microbiology

Kumar, Aseem, Ph.D. (Toronto)
Molecular and Medical Genetics 
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Laurentian University
Identification and characterization of sepsis molecular signaling pathways 

MacLean, David, B.Sc. (Guelph), M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Guelph) 
Regulation of skeletal muscle blood flow during hypoxia; regulation of protein and amino acid metabolism during end stage disease states

Parissenti, Amadeo, B.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (York Canada)
Regional Cancer Program of the Sudbury Regional Hospital, Department of Chemistry & Biochemisrty,and Laurentian University
Multi-drug resistance in human breast cancer

Parker, Glenn, B.Sc. (Guelph), M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Guelph)
Anatomy and Physiology
Department of Biology, Laurentian University
Wildlife parasitology; biomonitoring and toxicology effects of industrial metals.

Ross, Brian, B.Sc. (Glasgow) Honours (Glasgow), Ph.D. (Glasgow)
Cell signaling mechanisms in brain disorders

Ross, Greg, B.Sc. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Plasticity in the nervous system

Scott, John Ashley, B.Sc. (Exeter), M.Sc. (New castle), Ph.D. (Exeter)
School of Engineering, Laurentian University
Bioprocesses and natural bioproducts

Spitz, Douglas B.A. (Grinnell), Ph.D. (Iowa)
Free radicals and oxidative stress in biology and medicine

Suntres, Zacharias, B.Sc. (Western), Ph.D. (Western)
The role of oxidants and antioxidants in health and disease; drug delivery systems markers and metastatic breast cancer; the mechanisms underlying monocyte activation

Tai, T.C., B.Sc. (Toronto), M.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Fetal programming of adult diseases; pathogenesis of hypertension; catecholamine neurotransmitter regulation

Ulanova, Marina, M.D., Ph.D. (N.I. Pirogov Memorial Moscow State Institute of Medicine), M.Sc. (USSR Academy of Medical Sciences), Ph.D. (USSR Academy of Medical Sciences), Ph.D. (Göteborg)
Inflammatory processes in the airways and lungs

Associate Professors

Curiel, Laura, B.Eng. (Mexico), M.Sc. (Lyon, France) Ph.D. (Lyon, France)

Deslauriers, Roxanne, B.Sc. (Laval), Ph.D. (Ottawa)
Biology & Biochemistry
The application of non-invasive techniques, magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging (MRS, MRI), to solve problems of biological and medical importance; and the development of animal models of human diseases as well as technical developments to improve NMR spectroscopy of living animals and humans.

Dixon, Dani-Louise
Immunology and Philosophy
Immunomodulators in Human Milk: the Effect of Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Atopy

Dolling, Jo-Anna Ph.D. (Ottawa)
Molecular & Cytogenetics
Biological effects of low dose ionizing radiation; Genetics of haematological malignancies

Dorman, Sandra, B.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (McMaster)
School of Human Kinetics, Laurentian University
Experimental investigations examining the link between the respiratory and cardiovascular systems in human studies 

Khaper, Neelam, B.Sc. (Pune), M.Sc. (Manitoba), Ph.D. (Manitoba)
Redox regulation and cardiomyopathy

Khurana, Sandhya B.S. (India), M.S.(India), Ph.D. (Vermont, US)
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Regulation of catecholamine biosynthesis under hypoxia, Fetal programming of hypertension – alterations in the PNMT gene, Role of polyphenols in the protection of cells from oxidative stress

Kovala, Tom, B.Sc. (Western), Ph.D. (Western)
Molecular signalling pathways in the regulation of angiogenesis; cancer drugs

Lannér, Carita, B.Sc. (Lund), M.Sc. (Ohio State), Ph.D (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
Molecular Genetics
The role of DNA replication proteins in DNA damage in ovarian cells

Lariviere, Celine B.E.P.S. (Laurentian), M.Sc. (Laurentian), Doctorate (Ottawa), Post-Doc (Ottawa)
Physical Education, Biology, Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Workplace wellness (determinants of workplace fatigue), Exercise and physical activity as a therapeutic modality and wellness intervention; Skeletal Muscle Health

Lees, Simon, B.H.K. (British Columbia), M.Sc. (Virginia Tech), Ph.D. (Virginia Tech)
Physiology/Cell Biology
Regulation of skeletal muscle stem cell function in aging and disease; Skeletal muscle regeneration and metabolism

Leszczynski, Konrad, Ph.D. FCCPM
Intensity modulated and image-guided radiation therapy, digital image reconstruction and processing, and risks from radiation exposure

McGhee, Peter B.Sc. (Nova Scotia), M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Guelph)
Medical and Nuclear Physics

Moise, Alexander R. B.Sc. Hon. (British Columbia), PhD (British Columbia)
Role of vitamins and micronutrients in health and disease - focusing on congenital and cardiovascular disorders

Pejman Hanifi-Moghaddam, Honours B.Sc (UWO), PhD (Leiden, NL)
Protein Engineering and Human Therapeutics  
Developing protein based human therapeutics, Immunology, Cancer and Chronic diseases

Ritz, Stacey, B.Sc. (McMaster), Ph.D. (McMaster), M.Ed. (Western)
Critical literacy in medical education; sex and gender in laboratory research; immunological effects of air pollution exposure

Saleh, Mazen, B.Sc. (Waterloo), M.Sc. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Medical Microbiology
Department of Biology, Laurentian University
Molecular pathogenesis in tuberculosis and other lung infections

Simard, Alain R., B.Sc. (Laurentian U.), M.Sc. (Laurentian U.), PhD (U. Laval)
Endogenous mechanisms of immune regulation; inflammation; neurodegenerative diseases

Zaman, Badruz, B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Dhaka), Ph.D. (Japan) 
Structural and Functional Molecular Sciences
Nanotechnology for Medical Sciences and Medicine; Molecular Imaging; Drug Delivery

Zehbe, Ingeborg, B.A. (Uppsala), D.Sc. (Uppsala)

Molecular Biology
Virus-related cancer

Assistant Professors

Dakubo, Gabriel, Post-Doctorate (University of Ottawa)   
Molecular Medicine and Human Anatomy

Eibl, Joe B.Sc. (Laurentian), M.Sc. (Laurentian), Ph.D. Candidate (Laurentian), Post-Doc Fellow (NOSM)
Microbiology & Immunology

Gorji, Hassan MD (IUMS), MSc (Ottawa - neuroscience), MSc (Ottawa - Epidemiology)
Clinical Epidemiology 

Kennedy, Christine B.A. (Memorial), M.Sc. (Memorial), M.Sc. (Oxford), D.Phil. (Oxford), CCFP FCFP (Family Medicine), FRCPC (Public Health and Preventive Medicine), ACBOM (Occupational and Environmental Medicine)
Health Economics and Public Health

Lawrence-Dewar, Jane M., B.Sc. (Winnipeg), Ph.D. (Manitoba) 

Le, Hoang-Thanh, Ph.D. (University of Paris-Sud)
Organic Chemistry  
Peptide; Pseudo-peptide; Physico-chemical characterization of peptide, protein and drug; Proteomics; Vaccine; Vaccine formulation; Drug delivery; lipid vesicle delivery system; lyophilization process.

Lemon, Jennifer, Ph.D. (McMaster)
Free Radical & Radiation Biology
Effect of low dose radiation on biological systems; The modulation of radiation-induced tissue damage by dietary supplements; The use of dietary supplements to modulate aging and age-related diseases

Murad, Yanal, BSc. (Amman, Jordan); MS (Chicago); Ph.D. (Chicago)
Biochemist in Microbiology, Molecular diagnostics, Immunology, Vaccines and Cancer Biology

Nokhbeh, Reza, B.Sc. (METU), M.Sc. (METU), Ph.D. (Carleton) 
Medical Microbiology  
Bacteriophage Biology, Phage based Therapeutics and Diagnostics

Oliver, Michael, B.A.Sc. (Queen's), Ph.D. (Western Ontario)

Medical Physics, Radiation Oncology
Optimization of radiation therapy treatments; Image guided radiation therapy

Thompson, Jeroen Hons. B.Sc. (Michigan), M.Sc. (Connecticut), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
Effects on ionizing radiation on health; Development of single-cell irradiation (microbeam) techniques; New tools for measurement of neutron dose

Ulsh, Brant B.Sc. (Cincinnati), M.Sc. (Cincinnati), Ph.D. (Fort Collins)
Radiological Health Sciences
Biological responses to low dose and/or dose-rate radiation exposures; Radiation protection in the context of medical imaging; Radiation dose reconstruction; Radiation biodosimetry; Radiation ecology. 

Yeung, Tai
Senior Physicist, Northeast Cancer Centre, Health Sciences North

Yu, Huan
Medical Physicist, Northeast Cancer Center, Health Sciences North


Newhouse, Donna, H.B.P.E. (Brock), M.Sc. (Lakehead), Ph.D. Candidate (Lakehead)

O’Reilly, Deirdre, B.Sc.Pharm. (Toronto), M.Sc. (Queen’s)
Pharmacology and Therapeutics


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