INMD Scientific Director @ CIHR
Dr. Norman Rosenblum was named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes effective January 1, 2018. He is a professor of pediatrics, physiology, and laboratory medicine and pathobiology at the University of Toronto, and a pediatric nephrologist and senior scientist at the Research Institute of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). He is the recipient of a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Developmental Nephrology.
Dr. Rosenblum went to medical school at Dalhousie University. He completed a pediatric residency and a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at the Children’s Hospital, Boston followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He is a past president of the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation and a current member of the Council of the American Pediatric Society. He is also a founding member of the EUREKA Institute for Translational Medicine.
He is the recipient of the 2004 Aventis Pasteur Research Award, the American Pediatric Society inaugural 2006 Norman J. Siegel New Member Outstanding Science Award, the Society for Pediatric Research 2010 Maureen Andrew Award in Mentoring, and the Kidney Foundation of Canada 2011 Medal for Research Excellence.