Richard Hegele

Professor @ University of Toronto

Dr. Richard Hegele, MD, FRCPC, PhD, is Vice Dean of Research and Innovation, and a professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Hegele is an anatomical pathologist, with research interests in viral and inflammatory lung diseases, including the pathobiology of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections and understanding virus-host interactions to inform development of novel interventions in prophylaxis and therapy. He previously served as Chief of the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children, and is currently Co-Chair of the Research Committee of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSNr).