About NOSM Education Research Communities

Faculty

Division Head and Professor

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

Professors

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

Diaz-Mitoma, Francisco, M.D. (Guadalajara), Ph.D.(Alberta), FRCPC (Medical Microbiology)
NOSM East
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)
Biochemistry
NOSM East

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

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

Lee, Hoyun, M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Guelph)

Molecular Biology/Cell Biology
NOSM East and the Regional Cancer Program of the Sudbury Regional Hospital
DNA replication and cell cycle control; tumor radiosensitivity; anticancer pharmacology Molecular and Medical Genetics NOSM East Identification and characterization of sepsis molecular signaling pathways Molecular Biology/Cell Biology
NOSM East and the Regional Cancer Program of the Sudbury Regional Hospital
DNA replication and cell cycle control; tumor radiosensitivity; anticancer pharmacology 

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

Omri, Abdel, B.Sc. (Baghdad), M.Sc. (Montreal), Ph.D. (Montreal)
Chemistry/Biochemistry
NOSM East and Biology, Laurentian University  

Parissenti, Amadeo, B.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (York Canada)
Biochemistry
NOSM East, the 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
NOSM East and Department of Biology, Laurentian University
Wildlife parasitology; biomonitoring and toxicology effects of industrial metals.

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

Ross, Greg, B.Sc. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Physiology/Neuroscience
NOSM East
Plasticity in the nervous system

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

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

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

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)
Immunology
NOSM West
Inflammatory processes in the airways and lungs

Associate Professors

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

Deslauriers, Roxanne, B.Sc. (Laval), Ph.D. (Ottawa)
Biology & Biochemistry
NOSM West Campus
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
NOSM East
Immunomodulators in Human Milk: the Effect of Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Atopy

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

Dorman, Sandra, B.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Physiology/Pharmacology
NOSM East and 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)
Physiology
NOSM West
Redox regulation and cardiomyopathy

Khurana, Sandhya B.S. (India), M.S.(India), Ph.D. (Vermont, US)
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
NOSM East
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)
Biochemistry
NOSM East
Molecular signalling pathways in the regulation of angiogenesis; cancer drugs

Lafrenie, Rob, B.Sc. (British Columbia), M.Sc. (McMaster), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Molecular Biology/Immunology
NOSM East and the Regional Cancer Program of the Sudbury Regional Hospital
Protein bio

Lannér, Carita, B.Sc. (Lund), M.Sc. (Ohio State), Ph.D (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
Molecular Genetics
NOSM East
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
NOSM East
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
NOSM West
Regulation of skeletal muscle stem cell function in aging and disease; Skeletal muscle regeneration and metabolism

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

Mazzuchin, Angelo, B.Sc. (Windsor), M.Sc. (Windsor), Ph.D. (Windsor)
Clinical Chemistry
NOSM East
Clinical diagnostics

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

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

Ritz, Stacey, B.Sc. (McMaster), Ph.D. (McMaster), M.Ed. (Western)
Immunology
NOSM East
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
NOSM East and Department of Biology, Laurentian University
Molecular pathogenesis in tuberculosis and other lung infections

Sutherland, Leslie, B.A. (Carleton), B.Sc. (Dalhousie), M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Ottawa)

Molecular Biology/Cell Biology
NOSM East and AMRIC
The role of RNA-binding proteins in apoptosis and breast cancer

Tai, T.C., B.Sc. (Toronto), M.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Physiology/Pharmacology
NOSM East
Fetal programming of adult diseases; pathogenesis of hypertension; catecholamine neurotransmitter regulation

Ulibarri, Gerardo, Post-Doctorate (University of Ottawa)
Molecular Medicine & Human Anatomy
NOSM West Campus

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

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

Molecular Biology
NOSM West
Virus-related cancer

Assistant Professors

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

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

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

Kennedy, Christine
Biology & Health Economics
NOSM East

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

Le, Hoang-Thanh, Ph.D. (University of Paris-Sud)
Organic Chemistry
NOSM East
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
NOSM East Campus
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)
Biochemistry
East Campus
Biochemist in Microbiology, Molecular diagnostics, Immunology, Vaccines and Cancer Biology

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

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

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

Phenix, Christopher
NOSM West

Thompson, Jeroen Hons. B.Sc. (Michigan), M.Sc. (Connecticut), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
NOSM East Campus
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
NOSM East Campus
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.

 

Lecturer

Newhouse, Donna, H.B.P.E. (Brock), M.Sc. (Lakehead), Ph.D. Candidate (Lakehead)
Anatomy/Physiology
NOSM West
Learning/Cognition/Anatomy

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

 

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