New Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)

Sep 23, 2019

Many congratulations to Dr. Stephen Matthews and Dr. Fang Liu on being inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) in Ottawa on September 19th. They joined 49 new Fellows welcomed into the Academy. Physiology is immensely proud of their extraordinary accomplishments!

Please click on the link for the full list of inductees: Congratulations & Welcome to the 2019 Fellows!

The Bulletin Brief - University of Toronto



Dr. Stephen Matthews

Stephen Matthews is a Professor at the University of Toronto and Director of Research at the Alliance for Human Development at Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto. He is recognised internationally for his research into the factors, particularly cortisol-like hormones, which influence development of the brain of the fetus during pregnancy and in early childhood. He is co-founder of the Canadian Society for the study of the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) and co-Director of the Ontario Birth Study. His work with UNICEF and other international organizations, will help determine the impact of preconception interventions on infant and childhood brain development.




Dr. Fang Liu

Fang Liu is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry, Physiology and the Institute of Medical Science, at the University of Toronto. She is an internationally-known neuropharmacologist who has significantly advanced the understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders. She has published in Nature, Cell and Nature Medicine, many important discoveries that are being translated into a completely new approach to treating brain disorders. She is also Director of the Division of Brain and Therapeutics, the largest division in Department of Psychiatry, with over 250 basic and clinical faculties doing translational research in neuroscience and mental illness.