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Dr. Daniel J. Drucker

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Senior Investigator

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
600 University Avenue
Toronto , Ontario M5G 1X5


Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Best Diabetes Centre
  • Director
    U of T's Banting


  • M.D.
  • M.D. degree
    University of Toronto
169 Total References
Web References
Dr. Daniel Drucker received the ..., 21 Jan 2015 [cached]
Dr. Daniel Drucker received the world's most valuable award for diabetes research, the 2014 Manpei Suzuki International Prize. Dr. Drucker, Senior Investigator at Mount Sinai Hospital's Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, was recognized for his research in the area of gut hormones and how they control glucose and body weight, which have led to the development of two new classes of therapies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. (Full story here.)
Dr. Daniel Drucker, ..., 2 Nov 2014 [cached]
Dr. Daniel Drucker, Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
In a study published by the ..., 8 Dec 2012 [cached]
In a study published by the Lancet journal today, Toronto researcher Dr. Daniel Drucker reported that a new once-weekly treatment for type 2 diabetes could replace the more common twice-daily injection.
"Over two million Canadians have diabetes," said Dr. Daniel Drucker, clinician-scientist and Senior Investigator at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Drucker has studied the gut hormone GLP-1 for over 20 years.
"Dr. Drucker is a world-expert in the development of peptide hormone-based therapies for the treatment of human disease and this is an excellent example of moving discovery through to therapeutic application."
Arisaph Pharmaceuticals : About : Scientific Advisory Board, 14 Jan 2015 [cached]
Daniel Drucker
Daniel J. Drucker, M.D., FRCPC Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto Director, Banting and Best Diabetes Centre, University of Toronto
Dr. Daniel J. Drucker is currently a Professor of Medicine, a member of the Endocrinology Division at the University of Toronto and Director of the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre at the University of Toronto. He is a foremost expert on the subject of enteric hormones. He received training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto. Following completion of a research fellowship in Molecular Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital, he established his own laboratory research program in 1987 in Toronto. His laboratory studies the synthesis, secretion, and mechanism of action of glucagon-like peptides. Specific areas of interest include how glucagon, GLP-1, GLP-2, and the enzyme DPP IV (dipeptidyl peptidase IV) regulate metabolic pathways that control food intake, nutrient absorption and disposal, and intestinal mucosal integrity. Dr. Drucker is an Editor of the journal Endocrinology, and the recipient of Outstanding Investigator Awards from the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society, and the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation. He also has been elected to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. Dr. Drucker received his M.D. degree from the University of Toronto in 1980 and received his FRCPC in Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1984.
Banting & Best Diabetes Centre - Prof. Gary Lewis appointed Director, Banting & Best Diabetes Centre, 10 June 2011 [cached]
I extend my sincere thanks and gratitude to Professor Daniel Drucker for his leadership during his two terms as Director of the Banting & Best Diabetes Centre.
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