Michael Parkins, MD, MSc, FRCPC

MD, M Sc Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine

Michael Parkins

Areas of Research

Cystic Fibrosis
Our group performs translational research looking at clinical correlates of disease progression and their relation to organisms grown from CF airways. In particular our areas of study include defining the natural history of pathogen infections, infection control efficacy, identification of transmissible infections, and the role of the microbiome in disease progression.

Supervising degrees

Microbiology and Infectious Disease - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Microbiology and Infectious Disease - Masters: Accepting Inquiries

Working with this supervisor

The ideal candidate for my group is someone with a particular interest in translational science. We make observations clinically, and look for correlates within the microbiology laboratory. This is truly bench to bedside and back again type work. Students who ultimately intend to achieve a blended clinical and scientific career are best suited.

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