Low, M.D., FRCPC
Department of Microbiology,
Mount Sinai Hospital
Professor, University of Toronto
600 University Avenue, Rm. 1487
Canada M5G 1X5.
a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, completed
his undergraduate training and postgraduate training in medicine and
infectious diseases at the University of Manitoba and his training in Medical
Microbiology at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the American
Academy of Microbiology and a member of the Association of American
primary research interests are in the study of the epidemiology and the
mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in community and hospital pathogens.
recognized authority in microbiology and infectious diseases, Dr. Low has
published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
is Head of the Department of Microbiology at the Toronto Medical Laboratories
and Mount Sinai Hospital. He is a Professor at the University of Toronto in
the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and Department of
Medicine. He is currently Head of the Division of Microbiology in the
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. He is also the Medical
Director of Ontario Public Health Laboratories Branch, Ministry of Health and