Professor Daniel Drucker FRS
Dr Drucker graduated in medicine from the University of Toronto(1980), and received postgraduate training (medicine and endocrinology) at Johns Hopkins Hospital (1980-81), the University of Toronto(1980-84) and the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (1984-87). He is currently Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a senior Scientist in the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Dr Drucker has received numerous national and international awards in recognition of his research accomplishments elucidating the mechanisms of action and therapeutic potential of enteroendocrine hormones. These include the Prix Galien Canada for outstanding academic research (2008), the Donald Steiner Award for Outstanding Diabetes Research from the University of Chicago (2007), the Clinical Investigator Award from the Endocrine Society (2009), the Claude Bernard Prize from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (2012), the Oon International Award and Lecture from Cambridge University (2014), the Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement from the American Diabetes Association (2014) and the Manpei Suzuki Foundation International Prize for Diabetes (2014).
Professor of Medicine, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
Interest and expertise
- Health and human sciences
Diabetes mellitus, Gastrointestinal tract, Glucagon-like peptides, Peptide hormones, Glucagon