Mark A. Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD

Mark Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD, McMaster University

Mark Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD, 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 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.