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Thomas Klonisch MD, PhD

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Professor & Head, Deptartment of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, University of ManitobaDirector of Histomorphology & Ultrastructural ImagingProfessor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba


2000 Habilitation, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
1991 PhD, Biochemistry, U. of Giessen, Germany
1991 MD, U. of Giessen, Germany

Research Focus:

Cancer Research:
1. Brain and thyroid cancer (stem) cells: chemoresistance to anticancer drugs
2. Telomere associated proteins: Regulation and role in genomic instability
3. Anticancer treatment with defined growth factor domains: Use of small peptides and EGFR-targeted nanotube delivery of anticancer drugs
4. Thyroid carcinogenesis

Environmental toxicology and cancer:
1. Identifying carcinogenic pathways induced by environmental pollutants