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Friday 8 December 2017 from 12:00 at 13:00

Single gene disorders inform the biology of fracture healing: lessons from neurofibromatosis 1 and osteofibrous dysplasia

Scientific Conference of Friday Noon


  • Peter Kannu, MB ChB, PhD, DCH, FRACP
    • Staff Physician and Associate Scientist,
      Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics
      The Hospital for Sick Children and Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

Peter Kannu is a Clinical Geneticist at The Hospital for Sick Children and an associate scientists at the SickKids Research Institute. His special area of expertise is in the inherited disorders of the skeleton that cause short stature, arthritis and osteoporosis. He also provides genetic counseling for children affected by inherited skin disorders and Neurofibromatosis type 1. Peter trained in Paediatric medicine in New Zealand after completing his medical degree and then went on to further training in Clinical Genetics at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne,. Australia.  Prior to moving to Canada in 2009 to take up a position at Queen's University, Peter was a Staff Geneticist at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.  His current research at SickKids focuses on understanding the biology of genetic disorders which affect growth, bone and cartilage.

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