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Daniel West KITE

Dan is interested in all things related to skeletal muscle, musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, disuse atrophy, exercise and nutrition. His goal is to use interdisciplinary research to improve clinical conditions that are underpinned by skeletal muscle dysfunction. 


PhD, exercise physiology, McMaster University (Professor Stuart Phillips) 

Postdoctoral fellowship, skeletal muscle cell biology & disuse atrophy, University of California Davis (Professors Keith Baar and Sue Bodine)

Postdoctoral fellowship, academic-industry partnerships (University of Toronto/Iovate Health Sciences International)

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  • Affiliate Scientist, KITE Research Institute at University Health Network
  • Assistant Professor (status only), Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education
  • Associate Member, University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies
  • skeletal muscle
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • disuse atrophy
  • exercise
  • interdisciplinary research