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2018 Faculty Promotions

4 July 2018|

The following faculty members received academic promotion this year:

Congratulation to Drs. Alex Ensminger and Roman Melnyk who have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry.

Also, Dr. Gregory Fairn (primary appointment: Surgery) has been promoted to Associate Professor, and Drs. Walter Kahr (primary appointment: Paediatrics) and Aleixo Muise (primary appointment: Paediatrics) have been promoted to the rank of Full Professor.

Congratulations to you […]

PLVAP Diagram

Aleixo Muise and Sick Kids researchers find defect in blood vessels the cause of new intestinal disease

6 August 2015|

In a study published in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Aleixo Muise, Clinician-Scientist and Co-Director of the IBD Centre, and a team of Sick Kids researchers reveal that a genetic defect causes a mutation of the PLVAP gene. The mutation leads to the loss of the protein filter in blood vessels in the bowel. Further research into this new disease may lead to new treatments and a […]