Jan 23, 2023

New Appointment: MBP Welcomes Dr. Eno Hysi

Dr. Eno Hysi
Dr. Eno Hysi

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eno Hysi, Assistant Professor, to the Department of Medical Biophysics. We have provided some information about him below.

Dr. Eno Hysi is a Staff Scientist at the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science at St. Michael’s Hospital. A biomedical physicist by training, Dr. Hysi received his PhD from the Department of Physics at the Toronto Metropolitan University, graduating with two Gold Medals in 2020. During his PhD studies, Dr. Hysi was funded by a NSERC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and his research focused on the development of photoacoustic biomarkers of cancer treatment response. Following his doctoral training, Dr. Hysi was recruited to St. Michael’s Hospital’s Division of Nephrology as a CIHR Banting and a Kidney Foundation of Canada KRESCENT Fellow. In collaboration with the Division of Urology, Dr. Hysi conducted the first-in-the-world clinical trial that explores how photoacoustic imaging innovations can be used to assess the quality of donated kidneys before transplant. This work was recognized with the 2021 John Charles Polanyi Prize in Physics. Dr. Hysi is the only simultaneous recipient of the prestigious Banting and KRESCENT Fellowships and a Polanyi Prize in the history of all three programs. To date, Dr. Hysi has accumulated over $1.4M in competitive research funding, as well as many accolades from the national and international research community.

Dr. Hysi’s lab is located at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute in the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science at St. Michael's Hospital, and he can be reached by email at eno.hysi@unityhealth.to.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Hysi to the Department!