Richard Gilbert

Profile: Scientist, St. Michael’s Hospital

Department: Medicine, University of Toronto

Research Interests:

Richard Gilbert is Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada Research Chair in Diabetes Complications and Head of the Division of Endocrinology at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. His major interests are in the treatment and prevention of diabetic complications with an emphasis on nephropathy and heart failure. Dr. Gilbert has published over 220 peer-reviewed manuscripts, has numerous patents and co-founded Fibrotech, a biotechnology company that has brought novel anti-fibrotic therapies from the bench to early phase human trials. Current research projects relate to the use of cell therapy for the treatment of chronic kidney disease with a focus on exploring the secretory output of regenerative cells and in moving cell therapy from the preclinical to clinical arena.

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