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Department of Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Diane Nam, M.Sc., MD, FRCS(C)

Associate Scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room MG 361
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-5641
Fax: 416-480-5886

Administrative Assistant: Maksuda Hafeez
Phone: 416-480-5641


  • B.Sc., 1995, Toxicology, University of Toronto, Canada
  • M.Sc., 1997, Pharmacology, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MD, 2001, Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
  • FRCS(C), 2006, Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada
  • Trauma Fellowship, 2007, Upper Extremity, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Research Fellowship, 2009, Developmental and Cell Biology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Foci:

  • Impaired fracture healing
  • Immune mediation of bone healing
  • Bone histomorphometry
  • Mouse fracture model

Research Summary:

Dr. Nam studies the molecular and cellular effects of the immune response on fracture repair in a transgenic mouse model to understand the important implications in impaired healing. This research has a significant impact on patients as five to ten percent of fractures fail to heal satisfactorily.

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