Kim Edelstein, PhD, CPsych

Dr. Edelstein received her PhD from the Centre for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology at Concordia University in Montreal. She completed post-doctoral research fellowships and training in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children and Toronto Western Hospital. She has been working at Princess Margaret Hospital since 2004.
Dr. Edelstein's research program focuses on the effects of cancer and cancer treatment on cognitive functions. Current studies include the following:
  1. Neurocognitive late effects of treatment in adult survivors of childhood cancer
  2. Effects of radiation treatment on brain structure and function in adults with low grade brain tumours
  3. Cancer and circadian rhythmicity: the relationship between cognitive function and disruptions in circadian timing in patients with hypothalamic tumours
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jan 20;34(3_suppl):140
Bernstein LJ, Mason WP, Laperriere N, Chung C, Millar BA, Maurice C, Edelstein K
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jan 20;34(3_suppl):210
Edelstein K, Zhang N, Recklitis CJ, Brinkman TM, Srivastava D, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2016 Dec 26;:
Edelstein K, Richard NM, Bernstein LJ
Lancet Psychiatry. 2016 Sep 14;
Jacola LM, Edelstein K, Liu W, Pui CH, Hayashi R, Kadan-Lottick NS, Srivastava D, Henderson T, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR
Cancer. 2016 Jul 8;
D'Agostino NM, Edelstein K, Zhang N, Recklitis CJ, Brinkman TM, Srivastava D, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR
Neurooncol Pract. 2016 Jun;3(2):113-119
Cabrera S, Edelstein K, Mason WP, Tartaglia MC
J Neurooncol. 2015 Sep 29;
Edelstein K, Coate L, Massey C, Jewitt NC, Mason WP, Devins GM
J Clin Oncol. 2015 Jul 6;
Prasad PK, Hardy KK, Zhang N, Edelstein K, Srivastava D, Zeltzer L, Stovall M, Seibel NL, Leisenring W, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Krull K
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2015 Apr 16;50(5):501-10
Malone S, Kelso M, Auch T, Edelstein K, Ferrar K, Jalbert K
J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2014 Apr;20(4):351-6
Edelstein K, Bernstein LJ



Neuropsychologist, Pencer Brain Tumor Centre, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Scientist, Division of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto​