Sheila Singh
Associate Professor, Surgery

Dr. Sheila Singh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery and Biochemistry. She is the Director of the Surgeon-Scientist Program, Director of the Pediatric Brain Tumour Study Group, and a Scientist appointed to the Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute (SCCRI). She holds a Canada Research Chair in Human Cancer Stem Cell Biology. Dr. Singh received her M.D. from McMaster University. Her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, and her Doctorate of Neurosurgery are from the University of Toronto. Her Ph.D. thesis described the novel identification of a population of cancer stem cells that drive the formation of brain tumours. As a scientist and a pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Singh is especially aware of the needs of patients and clinicians dealing with brain diseases. Thus, her current research is dedicated to applying a developmental neurobiology approach to the study of brain cancer.
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