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Mark Tarnopolsky

McMaster University, Canada

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Mark Tarnopolsky

Mark Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD, FRDP(C), is the Clinical and Research Director of the Corkins/Lammert Family Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Clinic at McMaster University. He holds an endowed chair at McMaster Children’s Hospital and Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation in Neuromuscular Diseases and is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine. He has received the Dr. David Green Award from the Muscular Dystrophy Association in 2005, the Barsky Lectureship for Excellence in Mitochondrial Medicine in 2007 and the honor award from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology in 2008, the McMaster Distinguished Alumni Award for Science in 2012, and the International Biochemistry of Exercise Honor Award in 2015.

His research focuses on nutritional, exercise, pharmacological and genetic therapies for neurometabolic (primarily mitochondrial), neuromuscular, and neurogenetic disorders as well as diseases associated with aging. He has authored or coauthored more than 400 scientific articles. He has also lectured widely in the area of neurology (neuromuscular and neurometabolic disorders), aging, and exercise physiology. He has served on several editorial and scientific boards (UMDF, MSSE, Mitochondrion, PLOS ONE, Barth Foundation) and has been on Grant Selection Committees for NSERC (Animal Biology, 2003-2006, Chair, 2006), CIHR Biology of Aging Committee (2006), CIHR Movement Committee (2012, 2013,2015), Chair of the Emerging Team Grant: Mobility in Aging (2007) and a member of the phase I CIHR Foundation grant committee (2017). He is the founder (2015), and current CEO and CSO of Exerkine Corporation. He has raced nationally and internationally in adventure racing (2000–2005), represented Canada at the World Championships in Winter Triathlon (2006) and in Ski-Orienteering (1995) and at the 2012 World Cup Ski-Orienteering Championships and won the Ontario Trail running series in 2004, 2005, 2006. Mark has volunteered as a soccer coach, organizing orienteering and ski races and has been a head coach for Adventure Running Kids from 2012-2015 and a ski wax technician for Highlands O-cup and biathlon team from 2014- 2017.

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         2018年10月23-25日
  
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         2018年10月20日