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Rita Kandel

Professor

MD, FRCPC

Research Stream: Cell & Tissue Engineering

Email: rita.kandel@sinaihealthsystem.ca | Tel: 416 586-8516

Main Appointments

  • Clinician-Scientist & Chief, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
  • Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Currently, the treatment options for soft tissue injuries, such as cartilage and ligament damage are limited. In the laboratory, we are using tissue engineering techniques to generate tissue that could be used to replace or repair damaged connective tissue.