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Division Chairs for Orthopaedics - University of Toronto Orthopaedic Chairs 1976 - Today.
From left to right - Ben Alman (2006-Today), James Waddell (1996-2006), Robert Salter (1976-1986), Allan Gross (1986-1996).

Grynpas, Dr. Marc

Research interests

Structure and chemistry of bone mineral and matrix
Changes in bone mineral with age and diseases
Chemistry and organization of cartilaginous tissues
Effect of trace elements on bone
Space induced demineralization
Animal models for osteopenia
Effect of diagenesis on bone
Vascular calcification
Skeletal biology of non-human primates
Effect of drugs on the structure, chemistry and mechanical properties of bone
Biodegradable implants
Orthopaedic rehabilitation
Kidney stones

Marc Grynpas, Ph.D.
Director Bone and Mineral Group, University of Toronto Professor,
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
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