The Banting Research Foundation is deeply grateful to all its panelists for voluntarily contributing each year their time, expertise and wisdom to the vital task of reviewing grant applications. The Grant Review Panel’s commitment to selecting the very best applicants and most innovative of the projects proposed is fundamental to the Foundation’s purpose.

2021 Grant Review Panel

Dr. Cindi Morshead

Panel Chair
Professor & Chair, Division of Anatomy and Department of Surgery
University of Toronto

Dr. Mahavir Agarwal

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Medical Head, Clinical Research, Schizophrenia Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Dr. Ridha Ben Mrad (ex officio)

Chief Research Officer, Mitacs
Professor, U of T Department of Mechanical and Industrial

Dr. Imogen Coe

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biology
Ryerson University

Dr. Brent Derry

Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics

University of Toronto

Dr. Anthony Gramolini

Professor, Department of Physiology

University of Toronto

Dr. Dehan Kong

Assistant Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences
University of Toronto

Dr. Peter Lewis

Professor, Department of Biochemistry
University of Toronto

Dr. Patricia Brubaker

Panel Vice-Chair and Scientific Officer
Professor, Departments of Physiology and Medicine
University of Toronto

Dr. Daniel Moore

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
University of Toronto

Dr. Arthur Mortha

Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
University of Toronto

Dr. Kelly O'Brien

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
University of Toronto

Dr. Janice Robertson

Professor, Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Disease
University of Toronto

Dr. Jonathan Rocheleau

Associate Professor, Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto

Dr. Emily Seto

Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
University of Toront

Dr. Lei Sun

Professor, Department of Statistics and Biostatics
University of Toronto

Dr. Christopher Yip

Professor, Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto