Edward H. Cole

Toronto General Hospital, Canada

Edward H. Cole received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Toronto in 1972 and 1973, respectively, and his M.D. degree from the Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1975. Following four years of post-graduate training in internal medicine and nephrology at the University of Toronto, from 1979 to 1981, he received a Medical Research Council of Canada fellowship for the work in the laboratory of Dr. Curtis Wilson at the Research Institute of the Scripps Clinic that focused on glomerular immunopathology. He has been a Member of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto since 1981, having worked at the Wellesley Hospital until 1984, St. Michael's Hospital until 1992, and is presently a Staff Nephrologist and Director of the Renal Transplantation Program at the Toronto General Hospital. He is currently a Professor of Medicine and, from 1996 to 2006; he was the Director of the Division of Nephrology, University of Toronto. In 2001, he was appointed as the Director of the Division of Nephrology, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, and in 2007 he became the Amgen Professor of Nephrology. He is the Chair of The Canadian Transplantation Society Kidney Working Group and leads the national Living Donor Paired exchange Registry. His major research interests are in immunosuppressive drugs and clinical trials in renal transplantation with over 100 peer-reviewed publications.

Biography Updated on 12 July 2009

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