Welcome to the Krembil Brain Institute. By bringing together the clinicians and researchers at the
Krembil Neuroscience Centre with the neuroscientists and researchers at the
Krembil Research Institute, the Krembil Brain Institute's goal is to be a world leader in clinical care, scientific scholarship, research, education and knowledge translation.
The Krembil Brain Institute clinical programs specialize in brain-based and neural-related diseases and disorders. Krembil is a leader in the treatment of spinal cord injury, Movement Disorders, in particular Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, a range of neurodegenerative and neuromuscular conditions and brain, spine and peripheral nerve tumours.
Meet Our Physicians
Krembil Brain Institute’s neuroscience research program is based at the Krembil Research Institute at Toronto Western. The neuroscience team is focused on research programs dedicated to brain and spine with a goal of alleviating debilitating chronic diseases through basic, translational and clinical research.
The Krembil Brain Institute is led by medical director Dr. Gelareh Zadeh and research director Dr. Donald Weaver. Dr. Zadeh is neurosurgeon, scientist and Chief of the Department of Surgical Oncology at UHN. She specializes in neuro-oncology, brain tumour biology and skull base surgery. Dr. Weaver is dementia neurologist, medicinal chemist and director of the Krembil Research Institute where his research focus is drug discovery for Alzheimer’s disease.
Krembil Brain Institute is home to the largest and most specialized team of neuro professionals in Canada with more than 100 faculty members, including neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuroanesthesiologists, neuropsychologists, neurointensivists, neuroscientists and related allied health professionals.
One in three Canadians will experience a brain problem in their lifetime.
At the Krembil Brain Institute, we believe we can deliver solutions to these problems.
We have the knowledge, clinical experience and research expertise to do it.
But we need your support to make it happen.