The Department of Medical Biophysics is an interdisciplinary department with a strong history of excellence and discovery in cancer research, treatment, and beyond. Located primarily at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute, and SickKids Research Institute, the department offers research training leading to the
Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The multidisciplinary program in cancer research and broader biomedical research cuts across the conventional boundaries of biology, physics, translational medicine and engineering to deliver a modern, advanced academic curriculum and world-class research training.
Projects span the following areas: Cell Biology and Cancer Modeling, Cell Signalling and Metabolism, Computational Cancer Genomics, Epigenetics and Proteomics, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Macromolecular Structure and Crystallography, Tumour Microenvironment and Immunology, Stem Cells, Neuroscience, Cardiology, Radiation Biology and Physics, Clinical Cancer Management and Predictive Oncology, MR Spectroscopy and Imaging, Physics and Engineering of Pre-Clinical and Clinical Imaging, Ultrasound, X-ray and CT imaging, Advanced Optical and Electron Microscopies, Biophotonics and Biomedical Optics, Nanotechnology, and Nanomedicine.
Students may also be interested in the combined degree program in
Medicine, Doctor of / Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD).
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Medical Biophysics—MSc, MD/PhD, PhD