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Michael West

Michael West

Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Michael L. West BSc MD FRCPC FACP

Dr. West is currently Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, past President Canadian Society of Nephrology, Director Nova Scotia Fabry Disease Clinic and principal investigator of the Canadian Fabry Disease Registry, a national study of outcomes in Fabry disease. He is a co-investigator in numerous trials on new therapies in Fabry disease including gene therapy. He received his medical degree in 1979 from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. Dr. West completed a postgraduate training at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia followed by nephrology training & an MRC research fellowship at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. He has 100 published papers along with 5 book chapters, 127 abstracts and over 327 invited lectures and presentations.