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Mark Tarnopolsky, McMaster University, Canada
Mark Tarnopolsky

Prof. Mark Tarnopolsky is the Clinical and Research Director of the Corkins/Lammert Family Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Clinic at McMaster University. He holds an endowed chair at McMaster Children’s Hospital and Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation in Neuromuscular Diseases and is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine. His research focuses on nutritional, exercise and pharmacological therapies for neurometabolic (primarily mitochondrial) and neuromuscular disorders, and aging. In addition, he studies the physiological and molecular aspects of mitochondrial adaptation to exercise and the effects of aging on skeletal muscle and mitochondria.

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