"Researchers, trainees and technical staff work to understand and prevent disease, speed diagnosis, develop more effective treatments and improve the quality of lives."
- Christopher J. Paige, Vice President, Research
The accelerated pace of scientific discovery makes medical research an exciting place to be. Researchers at University Health Network are a part of this excitement. As recently as the past year, researchers at UHN have made important advances against cancer, malaria, eating disorders, heart disease and Parkinson's disease.
Among the finest in Canada, our researchers work at UHN's research institutes and centres:
|•||Ontario Cancer Institute|
Director: Dr. Benjamin Neel
|•||Toronto General Research Institute
Director: Dr. Mansoor Husain
|•||Toronto Western Research Institute
Interim Director: Dr. Peter Carlen
|•||Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Director: Dr. Geoff Fernie
|•||Techna Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health
Director: Dr. David Jaffray
Striving for global impact in biomedical & health-care research
Approximately 2,700 scientists, technical staff, students and trainees at University Health Network are working together to solve fundamental and applied research problems. UHN institutes and researchers are affiliated with the University of Toronto. UHN researchers comprise approximately 18% of the University of Toronto medical faculty.
- 539 researchers
- 852 trainees
- 1,410 technical staff
- 1,915 publications
- UHN World Firsts