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Our Clinicians and Researchers

Shinya Ito, MD, ABCP, FRCP(C)

Professor and Head, Division of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Ito is a clinical staff member at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, a senior scientist at the Research Institute, and an active member of the Motherisk Program and Drug Safety Research Group at the University of Toronto. His main research area is cellular drug transport mechanisms, including drug excretion into breast milk, covering areas from basic mechanisms to clinical aspects.

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