Dr. Mohit Kapoor

 Dr. Mohit Kapoor, PhD
Principal Investigator

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the Mechanisms of Joint Degeneration


Dr. Kapoor is the Director of Arthritis Research at Krembil Research Institute and Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network (Toronto) where he is directing the basic, clinical and translational research in arthritis. He is also the Director of Cartilage Biology and Joint Restoration Therapeutics within the Arthritis Program at University Health Network. 


Dr. Kapoor’s translational research program is directed towards:

(1) Understanding the complex cellular and molecular mechanisms associated with joint destruction during osteoarthritis;

(2) Identifying reliable biomarkers for early identification of patients with osteoarthritis to enable early intervention;

(3) Identifying novel therapeutic targets to stop/delay osteoarthritis and restore joint function; 

(4) Understanding key endogenous mechanisms associated with fibrosis during osteoarthritis and connective tissue diseases.