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Wykes, Linda J.

Director, School of Human Nutrition / Professor
Protein and amino acid metabolism in humans (neonates to adults) and in piglet models studied with stable isotopes. Glutathione and plasma protein metabolism; enteral versus parenteral nutrition; malnutrition and response to stress; inflammatory bowel disease; nutrition support in surgical patients to promote protein synthesis.
T.: 514-398-7843 | linda.wykes [at] (Email)  | Macdonald-Stewart Bldg MS2-042

Agellon, Luis B.

Nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics, lipid and bile acid metabolism, gene expression, nuclear receptors, transgenic and gene-disrupted mouse models of human diseases.
T: 514-398-7862 | luis.agellon [at] (Email)  | Macdonald-Stewart Bldg MS2-043

Basu, Niladri

Canada Research Chair in Environmental Health Sciences / Associate Professor (cross-appointed to the Department of Natural Resource Sciences)
Environmental health; Exposure assessment; environmental and occupational epidemiology; global health; risk assessment; ecotoxicology; neurotoxicology; gene-environment interactions
T: 514-398-8642 | niladri.basu [at] (Email)  | CINE Building (2nd floor)

Johns, Timothy

Professor of Human Nutrition / Director, McGill Canadian Field Studies in Africa (CFSIA)
Biodiversity and dietary diversification; ecohealth; food and nutrition security; food systems;  patterns of indigenous food use dependent on plant secondary chemistry; evolution of diet and medicine; ethnobotany.
T: 514-398-7847 | tim.johns [at] (Email)  | CINE Building 2-206

Koski, Kristine G.

Associate Professor
Maternal and child nutrition; nutrient composition of amniotic fluid, perinatal growth and fetal development; impact of diet/exercise on pregnancy and lactation; biochemical development of the fetus and neonate; interactions among malnutrition, parasite infections and immunity.
T: 514-398-7845 | kris.koski [at] (Email)  | Macdonald-Stewart Bldg MS2-036

Kubow, Stan

Associate Professor
Oxidative stress; inflammation; nutraceuticals; simulated human gut digestion model; bioavailability; bioaccessibility; tissue and cell culture; tumor cell biology; functional foods; phytonutrient metabolism; bioactives, chemoprevention; toxicology; environmental pollutants; phytochemicals; antioxidants
T: 514-398-7754 | stan.kubow [at] (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Bldg MS2-037

Marquis, Grace S.

Associate Professor
Maternal, infant, and child nutrition; global nutrition; breastfeeding and complementary feeding of infants and young children; community-based integrated interventions to improve rural nutrition.
T: 514-398-7839 | grace.marquis [at] (Email)  | CINE Building 2-211

Melgar-Quiñonez, Hugo

Associate Professor / Director, McGill Institute for Global Food Security / Margaret Gilliam Faculty Scholar in Food Security
Global Food Security; Causes and consequences of food insecurity for health and nutritional status; Validation and application of food security measurement tools; Impact evaluation of interventions and programs to fight food insecurity and undernutrition 
T: 514-398-7671 | hugo.melgar-quinonez [at] (Email)  |  CINE Building 2-209

Weiler, Hope A.

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) / Associate Professor
Fetal and early life origins of bone health and disease as dictated by nutrition and growth. Physiological response of bone metabolism and mass to nutrients such as vitamin D and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
T: 514-398-7905 | hope.weiler [at] (Email)  | Macdonald-Stewart Bldg MS2-042A

Professor Emerita

Kuhnlein, Harriet

Founding Director, Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment
harriet.kuhnlein [at] (Email) | Not accepting graduate students

Retired Professors

Gray-Donald, Katherine

Associate Professor (retired)
Health consequences of poor dietary intake in high risk populations; interventions to improve intake in the Caribbean
katherine.gray-donald [at] (Email ) |  Not accepting graduate students

Thibault, Louise

Associate Professor (retired)
Behavioral physiology of nutrients; Learned eating; Dietary choices and body weight regulation 
louise.thibault [at] (Email)  |  Not accepting graduate students

Adjunct Professors

Cockell, Kevin Alan

Ph.D. - Division Chief, Nutrition Research Division, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Food Directorate, Health Protection Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa. Mineral nutrients. Leads a division of half a dozen research scientists with diverse interests in human nutrition using a variety of experimental models and methods.
T: 613-957-0918 | kevin_cockell [at] (Email)

Associate Members

Andersen, Ross

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Faculty of Education, CURRIE Gymnasium
T: 514-398-4184 x0482 | ross.andersen [at] (Email)

Beaumier, Louis

MD, FRCP(C) MD, FRCP(C) - Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine, McGill University, Montreal Children=s Hospital - MUHC. B.Sc. (Biochemistry - Laval), MD (Medicine - Laval), FRCP(C) (Pediatrics - Laval/McGill). Protein and amino acids metabolism in infants and children using stable isotopes.
Tel: 514-412-4452 | louis.beaumier [at] (Email)

Carli, Franco

MD, M.Phil., FRCA B Professor, McGill Department of Anesthesia, Montreal General Hospital. Stress response; protein metabolism.
Tel: 514-934-1934, ext. 43274 |  franco.carli [at] (Email)

Chevalier, Stéphanie

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, McGill University. Protein metabolism in cancer cachexia; molecular mechanisms of insulin resistant of protein metabolism in human obesity.
Tel.: 514-384-1665  stephanie.chevalier [at] (Email)

Hoffer, L. John

M.D., Ph.D. - Professor of Medicine, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital. B.Sc., MD, CM (McGill), Ph.D. (MIT), FRCP(C). Clinical nutrition; regulation of protein and energy metabolism in humans; food and drug interactions. Please note that Dr Hoffer is not accepting graduate student applications.   

Tel.: 514-340-8260 ext. 5276 / L.hoffer [at] (Email)

Kermasha, Selim

Associate Professor. B.Sc. (Baghdad), DSc (France).
Enzymology with special emphasis on food biotechnology, production, purification, characterization and biocatalysis of novel microbial enzymes and their industrial applications.
Tel.: 514-398-7922 / selim.kermasha [at] (Email)

Lands, Larry

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
larry.lands [at] (Email)

Lattermann, Ralph

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia
ralph.lattermann [at] (Email)

Marliss, Errol B.

MD, FRCP(C) - Professor of Medicine, Crabtree Nutrition Laboratories, Royal Victoria Hospital (MUHC). MD (Alberta), FRCP(C). In vivo protein turnover and fuel homeostasis in normal, diabetic and obese humans; regulation of glucose metabolism in exercise.
Tel.: 514-843-1665 / marliss.errol [at] (Email)

Morais, José

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Geriatrics
jose.morais [at] (Email)

Schricker, Thomas

MD, FRCP(C) - Associate Professor, Anesthetist-in-Chief, Royal Voctoria Hospital - MUHC. B.Sc. (Albrecht-Altdorfer Gymnasium), M.Sc. (Erlangen-Nurnberg University, Ph.d. (Ulm University).
Metabolic and endocrine response to surgical stress and how this response can be modified by anaesthetic techniques and nutrition.
Tel.: 514-934-1934 ext:34884 thomas.schricker [at] (Email)

Scott, Marilyn E.

Ph.D. - Acting Director, McGill School of Environment. B.Sc. (New Brunswick), Ph.D. (McGill). Parasitology; host-parasite population dynamics using field and laboratory approaches; strategies for controlling parasites in human and animal population; nutrition-infection-immunity interactions; environmental and climatic effects on parasites; interaction between environmental factors and infectious diseases.
Tel.: 514-398-7722 / marilyn.scott [at] (Email)

Yale, Jean-François

MD - Associate Professor of Medicine, Crabtree Nutrition Laboratories, McGill Nutrition and Food Science Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital - MUHC, and Director, Metabolic Day Centre. Intensive treatment of diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, prevention of diabetes mellitus.
Tel: 514-843-1665, ext. 5023 / jean-francois.yale [at] (Email)

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