David V. Morris

david_morris

David V. Morris, MB BChir MRCP(UK) CSPQ

Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Gynecology
MUHC Reproductive Centre
Metabolic Day Centre
M9.05, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 ave des pins ouest H3A 1A1

Tel: 514-934-1934 ext. 34050

david.morris [at] mcgill.ca

Biographical Sketch

I graduated in the UK where I had extensive training in Cardiology, Neurology, General Internal Medicine and Endocrinology/Metabolism.  Was involved in the early development of insulin pump technology and then the application of pelvic ultrasonography in the diagnosis of female reproductive disorders.  Came to Canada in 1987 to escape Mrs. Thatcher.

Keywords

Polycystic ovary syndrome, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, premature ovarian failure, adrenal hyperplasia, metabolism of malignant disease

Research or Clinical Activities

In Canada for 26 years with a primary responsibility in Reproductive Medicine.  Helped found the McGill Reproductive Centre (now the MUHC Reproductive Centre.  Have continued a largely clinical commitment to the area, to Diabetes diagnosis and prevention.  Have also continued to practice Internal Medicine.  My major Research interest has been the relationship between metabolic disease and infertility in men and women (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and its treatment. Other areas include the treatment of Premature Ovarian Failure and the metabolic disturbances associated with malignant disease.

Selected Recent Publications

B Gagnon, J S Agulnik, I Gioulbasanis, G Kasymjanova, D Morris and N MacDonald. British Journal of Cancer (2013) 109; 2066-2071 The Montreal Prognostic Score: Estimating survival of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer using clinical biomarkers.

PubMed Publications – D. Morris