Dr. Karun Singh, PhD


Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute, University of Health Network (UHN)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, McMaster University

Committee membership

Stem Cell Oversight Committee


Dr. Singh completed his undergraduate studies at McMaster University, and his Ph.D. studies at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children. He then performed postdoctoral studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He joined McMaster University from 2012-2020 where he was a Scientist and the Neural Program Lead at the Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University.

Dr. Singh joined the Krembil Research Institute at UHN in 2020 as a Senior Scientist, and is a member of the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute. He holds appointments in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP) at the University of Toronto. He holds funding from CIHR, NSERC and the Ontario Brain Institute.

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