UHN email announcement
Sent on behalf of Drs. Shaf Keshavjee & Gelareh Zadeh
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Taufik Valiante as the Gerry and Tootsie Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration at University Health Network effective December 1st, 2021.
Dr. Valiante is Director of the Surgical Epilepsy Program and is appointed as Staff Neurosurgeon at the Toronto Western Hospital, UHN; he is currently Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto. He has cross-appointments to the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is a Scientist at the Krembil Research Institute and KITE Research Institute; Co-Director of The Max Planck-University of Toronto Centre for Neural Science and Technology; Co-Director, CRANIA (CenteR for Advancing Neurotechnological Innovation to Application); and Director, CRANIA Neuromodulation Institute, University of Toronto which are collectively charged with building next generation neurotechnology, and training the next generation of neuroscientists through multidisciplinary collaboration with world-class researchers.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Valiante on this prestigious appointment and wishing him ongoing success.