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Brent Derry

TitleSenior Scientist
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentDevelopmental & Stem Cell Biology
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
Phone416-813-1500
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-1977-8475 Additional info
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    Carleton University, OttawaB.Sc.06/1989Biochemistry
    McMaster University, HamiltonM.Sc.06/1991Biochemistry
    University of California, Santa BarbaraPh.D.03/1997Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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    Dr. Brent Derry is a senior scientist in the Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Program and Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto. He serves on the Executive Committee for the Garron Family Cancer Centre at SickKids, where he is Vice Chair of Fundamental Research. Dr. Derry chairs the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for Angioma Alliance Canada, is a member of the SAB for Angioma Alliance USA, and serves as Viewpoints Editor for The FEBS Journal.

    Dr. Derry uses the nematode worm C. elegans and mammalian cells to understand the functions of genes frequently deregulated in paediatric diseases. His main areas of interest are cancer and the neurovascular disease cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM). His research is supported by grants from the CIHR, NSERC, and an E-RARE team grant focused on identifying drugs for treating CCM.


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    1. Derry WB, Bierings R, van Iersel M, Satkunendran T, Reinke V, Rothman JH. Regulation of developmental rate and germ cell proliferation in Caenorhabditis elegans by the p53 gene network. Cell Death Differ. 2007 Apr; 14(4):662-70. PMID: 17186023.
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    2. Derry BJ, Buss DH. The British National Food Survey as a major epidemiological resource. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1984 Mar 10; 288(6419):765-7. PMID: 6423071.
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    3. Wenlock RW, Buss DH, Derry BJ. Household food wastage in Britain. Br J Nutr. 1980 Jan; 43(1):53-70. PMID: 7370218.
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    4. Derry B. Small hospital may have to combine services. Same Day Surg. 1978 May; 2(5):84-5. PMID: 10316600.
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