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Kenneth Croitoru

Kenneth Croitoru MDCM, FRCPC

Training:

Medical School - McGill University
Internal Medicine - McGill University
Gastroenterology - McGill University
Research Fellow in Mucosal Immunology - McMaster University

University Appointments:
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Immunology

Hospital Affiliation:
Mount Sinai Hospital
University Health Network (including Toronto General  Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Research Interests:

Inflammatory bowel disease, T cell biology, models of colitis and host microbe interaction. Dr. Croitoru held an Ontario Ministry of Health Career Scientist award for 10 years and a 5-year CCFC IBD Research Scientist Award. He served as the Chair of the CCFC Medical Advisory Board and helped develop the CCFC IBD Research Institute where he served as Chair of the Executive Committee until 2008. Dr. Croitoru is also Project Leader of the GEM Project (www.GEMPROJECT.ca), a major clinical study that will be coordinated out of the IBD Research Group at Mount Sinai Hospital. He is also co-applicant of a CFI award for the Host Microbiome Network shared between Department of Immunology and Leunenfeld-Tannenbaum Research Institute, which has funded a research-dedicated MRI located at Mount Sinai Hospital.