Dr. Marc Grynpas

Marc Grynpas


Director Bone and Mineral Group, University of Toronto Professor,
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital


(416) 586-4800 ext. 4464


(416) 586-1554

Affiliated Hospital(s)

Mount Sinai Hospital


600 University Avenue Suite 840
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5

Areas of Specialty and Research Interests
  • Structure and chemistry of bone mineral and matrix
  • Changes in bone mineral with age and diseases
  • Chemistry and organization of cartilaginous tissues
  • Effect of trace elements on bone
  • Space induced demineralization
  • Animal models for osteopenia
  • Effect of diagenesis on bone
  • Vascular calcification
  • Biomaterials
  • Skeletal biology of non-human primates
  • Effect of drugs on the structure, chemistry and mechanical properties of bone
  • Biodegradable implants
  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Kidney stones