University of Toronto
Douglas Templeton BSc, PhD, MD Professor Contact information Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology University of Toronto 1 King's College Circle, Rm 6302B Toronto Ontario M5S 1A8 Phone: 416-978-3972 Fax: 416-978-5959 Email: [email protected]
Metallic elements play essential roles in normal cell function as enzyme cofactors, redox sensors, and structural elements. They also include some of the most potent toxic substances in our environment. We study the cell biology and toxicology of metals, with a current focus on iron and cadmium.