Alex MacKenzie, MD, PhD
SPECIALTY AND TITLE
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
AREA OF RESEARCH
Alex MacKenzie, an attending pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), has conducted translational research on the rare pediatric disorder spinal muscular atrophy over the past 25 years; in recent years ihis group has broadened its focus to search for therapies for a larger number of rare genetic diseases. During the pandemic, he collaborated with Drs Robert Delatolla and Tyson Graber to conduct community wide wastewater tracking of SARS CoV-2.