Research Themes



Membranes and Transport
Protein Folding
Proteomics and Bioinformatics
Bimolecular Structure and Function
Gene Expression and Development
Molecular Cell Biology
Molecular Medicine


Adaptive Immunity
Innate Immunity
Developmental Immunology
Infectious Disease
Cancer Immunology
Transplantation Immunology

Institute of Biomedical Engineering

Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Engineering in a Clinical Setting
Nanotechnology, Molecular Imaging and Systems Biology
Neural, Sensory Systems and Rehabilitation

Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
Brain and Neuroscience
Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics
Human Development & Aging
Infectious Diseases and Immunopathology
Metabolism and Nutrition
Molecular and Cell Biology

Medical Biophysics

Medical Biophysics
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Molecular and Structural Biology
Medical Physics and Imaging

Institute of Medical Science

Institute of Medical Science
Cardiovascular /  Respiratory /Musculoskeletal
Endocrine /  Gastroenterology
Infection / Immunology
Neuroscience / Brain Health
Population Health /Education
Regenerative Medicine / Development

Molecular Genetics

Molecular Genetics
Cellular and Molecular Structure and Function
Computational and Systems Biology
Functional Genomics and Proteomics
Genetic Models of Development and Disease
Molecular Medicine and Human Genetics
Molecular Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Nutritional Sciences

Nutritional Sciences
Healthy Human Development and Aging
Nutrigenomics and Personalized Nutrition
Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment
Nutrition, Food and Public Policy

Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Abuse and trauma
Adults and older adults with acquired brain injury and stroke
Application of a contextualized meta-cognitive approach for adults with traumatic brain injury
Best practice guideline development
Bioethics and global health ethics
Bio-occupational framework for orthotic practice
Brain injury, aging with disability, dementia, and stroke
Capacity and informed consent
Chronic pain
Client autonomy; client decision-making
Community-based occupational therapy practice
Constructs of occupational engagement
Educational, transcultural and historical issues in occupational therapy
Efficacy of orthotic intervention for thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis
Group process and mentorship
Group work and group therapy
Hybrid thermoplastic/neoprene orthotic designs
International disability and rehabilitation
Inter-professional education and collaborative practice
Knowledge translation and research dissemination
Mental health and mental illness
Motor control and learning
Naturalistic assessment
Occupational development across the life course
Occupational development in children
Optimizing occupational performance
Participatory- and community-based research
Physical rehabilitation & disability ethics
Psychological and spiritual implications of illness and interventions
Return to work and best practices for work
Social and occupational justice
Social justice for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses
Technical and clinical skills education
Women and health
Work-life balance discourses

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery
Drug Safety / Toxicology
Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy
Therapeutic Approaches to Physical Therapy Practice
Rehabilitation Health Services and Knowledge Translation
Social, Cultural and Political Dimensions of Health and Disability


Neuroscience Platform
Endocrine and Diabetes Platform
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Platform
Reproduction and Development Platform

Rehabilitation Sciences Institute 

Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
Movement Science
Occupational Science
Rehabilitation Health Services Studies
Rehabilitation Technology Sciences
Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences

Speech-language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology
Voice Resonance
Speech Fluency
Childhood Hearing Loss
Child Language
Language and Cognitive Development
Language Sciences
Oral Dynamics
Speech Production