Infectious Diseases

Bob Hancock

Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

Director, Centre for Microbial Diseases & Immunity Research

Antibiotics, new antimicrobial treatments, boosting immunity, antibiotic resistance, genomics, cystic fibrosis, biotechnology, drug development

Robert Brunham, MD

Professor

Chlamydia, immunology, pelvic inflammatory, pathogenesis, chronic infection, vaccine development, disease prevention, clinical investigation, animal models infection, emerging infectious diseases and disease outbreaks

Michael Curry, LLB/JD, MD, CCFP(EM), FCLM, FCFP

Michael Curry, LLB/JD, MD, CCFP(EM), FCLM, FCFP

Clinical Associate Professor

Emergency medicine, emergency room, emergency doctor, emergency physician, stroke, heart attack, trauma, accident, illness, influenza, superbug, MRSA, E coli, medicolegal, medical legal, medical law, legal medicine, medical ethics, health care ethics, malpractice, ethics, doctor, coronavirus,

Richard Lester, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Infectious diseases, HIV, AIDS, mHealth (M-Health), global health, innate immunity

Lindsay Eltis

Lindsay Eltis

Professor

Bacterial catabolism, pollutant degradation, steroid degradation, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, biocatalysts

Deborah Money, BSc, MD, FRCSC

Executive Vice-Dean

Infection and pregnancy, HPV vaccine and cervical cancer prevention, HIV in women, HIV in pregnancy

Daniel Coombs, PhD

Daniel Coombs, PhD

Professor

Modelling infectious disease, modeling opioid addiction, immunology, applied mathematics,

David Patrick, MD

David Patrick, MD

Professor

Antibiotic resistance, infectious disease, epidemiology

Pauline Johnson, PhD

Pauline Johnson, PhD

Professor

Immunology, inflammation

Stephen Hoption Cann, PhD

Stephen Hoption Cann, PhD

Clinical Professor

Chair, Clinical Research Ethics Board

Ethics, clinical ethics, research ethics, research ethics boards (REBs), institutional review boards (IRBs), clinical study design, epidemiology, infectious diseases, spontaneous disease remission, cancer immunology, fever, fever management, essential trace elements, Health Canada and FDA Regulations

Soren Gantt, MD, PhD

Soren Gantt, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases

Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, herpes simplex virus, congenital infection, newborn infection, Burkitt’s lymphoma

Dr. Julie Bettinger, PhD, MPH

Dr. Julie Bettinger, PhD, MPH

Professor

Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Public Health Expertise Infectious disease epidemiology, vaccine clinical trials, vaccine safety, vaccine programs, infectious disease monitoring, vaccine hesitancy,

Kelly McNagny, PhD

Kelly McNagny, PhD

Professor

Immunology, stem cell biology, inflammation, allergy, asthma, cancer, Crohn’s disease, fibrosis, kidney disease, immunotherapy, animal models, innate lymphoid cells

Danuta Skowronski, MD, FRCPC

Danuta Skowronski, MD, FRCPC

Clinical Professor

Epidemiology Lead, Influenza and Emerging Respiratory Pathogens

Influenza, emerging respiratory viruses, pertussis, vaccine-preventable diseases, epidemiology, rapid response research, risk assessment, public policy, public education through media

François Jean, PhD

François Jean, PhD

Associate Professor & Scientific Director

Molecular virology, host-virus interactions, emerging and re-emerging human viruses, antiviral agents, viral molecular diagnostics, viral and cellular biomarkers, influenza A virus, hepatitis C virus, dengue virus

Lisa Osborne

Assistant Professor

Immunity, immunology, microbiome, intestinal infection, helminths, chronic inflammation

Marie Tarrant, RN MPH PhD

Marie Tarrant, RN MPH PhD

Director and Professor

Maternal and child health, breastfeeding, influenza vaccine in pregnancy, childhood vaccinations

Stephen Raverty

Veterinary Pathologist

Adjunct Professor

Veterinary pathology, marine mammal health, infectious disease and anthropogenic impacts on whales, dolphins, porpoises

Manish Sadarangani

Manish Sadarangani

Associate Professor

Vaccines, pediatric infectious diseases