Lorraine V. Kalia, MD, PhD, FRCPC is an Associate Professor and Clinician-Scientist in the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, at the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist at the Krembil Research Institute of the University Health Network. She holds appointments with the University of Toronto’s Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. She is also a Staff Neurologist in the Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Clinic and the Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network.
Her clinical work and research program focus on Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders. With an eye always on the clinic, she heads a research team focused on elucidating the critical molecular mechanisms responsible for neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease and identifying therapeutic agents that can modulate or target these molecular mediators of neurodegeneration.