Dr. Catherine Tsilfidis

Dr. Catherine Tsilfidis
Dr. Catherine Tsilfidis
Cross-Appointed Member, Associate Professor

BSc, University of Toronto
PhD, University of Toronto

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, General Campus
613-737-8899 ext. 78233 (Office)
613-737-8233 (Fax)

Research interests

  • Molecular aspects of forelimb and lens regeneration in the newt
  • Notophthalmus viridescens
  • Dedifferentiation as a source of stem cells in the regeneration process
  • Gene therapy in retinal degeneration using XIAP a potent inhibitor of apoptosis
  • Stem cell applications to retinal damage or disease