David A. Hood, PhD, York University
Dr. David A. Hood is a Full Professor at York University. He is an NSERC Tier I Canada Research Chair in Cell Physiology, and is the Founder of the Muscle Health Research Centre, the leading centre in Canada for the study of muscle health and disease. Dr. Hood has published >180 peer reviewed articles, and is recognized internationally for his work on mitochondrial biogenesis. He has given 130 presentations both nationally and internationally, and has directly supervised >160 trainees at the graduate, undergraduate and post-doctoral levels. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Honour Award (2010).