Masellis, Mario, MD, PhD.

AIM 1, FTD, Genomics, Leads, Neuropathology, PD, Recruiting Clinician

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Mario Masellis, MD, PhD., current appointments and affiliations include Associate Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute; Associate Professor, Neurology, University of Toronto; Research Scientist, Neurogenetics, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Clinician-scientist, Neurology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; and Director, Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook.

He obtained his MD and PhD. in clinical neurosciences from the University of Toronto. His current research focus is on the characterization of the genetics, neuropsychological, neuroimaging, and pathological features of the atypical neurodegenerative dementias. He’s also studying the pharmacogenomics of cholinesterase inhibitors in Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies and anti-parkinsonian medications in Parkinson’s disease.