Research Facilities

The Department of Medical Biophysics offers state-of-the art facilities located at several research institutes within the University of Toronto biomedical and cancer research communities. The Department is largely based within Princess Margaret Hospital/Ontario Cancer Institute, MaRS and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre with additional faculty located at Hospital for Sick Children, Mount Sinai Hospital/Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and Canadian Blood Services.

Examples of some of the modern equipment and facilities available include:

  • Two 800 MHz NMR spectrometers
  • X-ray crystallography equipment
  • In vivo animal imaging
  • A biophotonics laboratory
  • High-resolution ultrasound imaging systems

This infrastructure is supported by excellent core facilities within each research institute.