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The Department

Academic Staff

Currently, the Department has 11 Professors, 15 Associate Professors, 26 Assistant Professors, 1 Associate Member as well as 1 Adjunct Professor (see our Faculty web page for details). There are four active research laboratories on site. Additional laboratories are located in several research centers and hospitals.

Programs offered

The Department of Pathology offers research training in a wide variety of areas such as immunology and transplantation, ophthalmic pathology, neoplasia, cell biology, pulmonary vascular and airways disease, pulmonary edema, neurodegenerative disorders, and smooth muscle pathophysiology. Modern techniques and equipment include light, cell culture, advanced immunological, pharmacological, biochemical and physiological techniques, as well as morphometry and computers.

The Department offers graduate programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees in Pathology, along with undergraduate teaching and residency programs.

The residency training program combines the facilities of the Duff Medical Building of McGill University and the Departments of Pathology of the affiliated hospitals. The program is open to trainees planning a career in pathology and to those who are required, or choose, to take six months to one year in pathology during the course of training in another specialty.

Pathology services

The pathology laboratories are modern, well equipped facilities with very active services. Each teaching hospital maintains a regular schedule of conferences in pathology.

The McGill University Department of Pathology performs pathology services for the: