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Centre for Perioperative Brain Health



  • Beverley A. Orser, PhD, MD, FRCPC, Director of Research, Dept of Anesthesia SHSC
  • Stephen Choi, MD, FRCPC, MSc, Director of Clinical Research, Dept of Anesthesia SHSC
  • Sinziana Avramescu, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Dept of Anesthesia SHSC


  • Benjamin Goldstein, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Director of Research, Dept of Psychiatry SHSC
  • Damon Scales, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Dept of Critical Care Medicine SHSC
  • Mario Masellis, MD, PhD, Co-Director of Cognitive Neurology Research Unit, Dept of Medicine SHSC
  • Sara Mitchell, MD, Dept of Medicine SHSC
  • Kevin Thorpe, MMath, Head of Biostatistics at AHRC St. Michael’s Hospital

Research Unit:

  • Shelly Au, PhD, PMP, Research Manager
  • Kathrina Flores, BSc, CCRP, Research Coordinator
  • Brendan Flynn, BSc, Research Assistant
  • Jessica Pacquing, BSc, Research Assistant

Pre-clinical Research Unit:

  • Dianshi Wang, MD, PhD, Senior Research Associate
  • Gang Lei, MD, MSc, Research Associate
  • Junhui Wang, MD, PhD, Research Associate
  • Fariya Mostafa, MSc Candidate
  • Kirusanthy Kaneshwaran, MSc Candidate
  • Shahin Khodaei, MSc Candidate
  • Alejandro Fernandez-Escobar, Research Assistant
  • Nathan Chan, Bachelor Honors Student
  • Michael Dewar, Bachelor Honors Student

Location and contact

Anesthesia department

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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2075 Bayview Avenue,
M-wing, 3rd floor,
room M3200
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-4864
Fax: 416-480-6039

Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre

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43 Wellesley Street East,
Toronto, ON M4Y 1H1

Phone: 416-967-8500

Simulation Centre

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Susan DeSousa or Agnes Ryzynski  

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 3377

Fax: 416-480-6039