Team Leader Name:
Mark A. Tarnopolsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Team Leader Bio:
Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky is the Clinical and Research Director of the Corkins/Lammert Family Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Clinic at McMaster University and President and CEO of Exerkine. He holds an endowed chair at McMaster Children’s Hospital and Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation in Neuromuscular Diseases and is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine. He completed a PhD in cell biology and metabolism and residency training in Internal Medicine, Neurology and Physiatry.His research focuses on nutritional, exercise and pharmacological therapies for neurometabolic (primarily mitochondrial) and neuromuscular disorders, and aging. In addition, he studies the physiological and molecular aspects of mitochondrial adaptations to exercise, aging and the metabolic syndrome.
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