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. 2019 Dec 04;:JCO1901226
Hayek S, Gibson TM, Leisenring WM, Guida JL, Gramatges MM, Lupo PJ, Howell RM, Oeffinger KC, Bhatia S, Edelstein K, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Nathan PC, Yasui Y, Krull KR, Armstrong GT, Ness KK
Support Care Cancer. 2019 Oct 22;:
Mallya S, Daniels M, Kanter C, Stone A, Cipolla A, Edelstein K, D'Agostino N
Support Care Cancer. 2019 Sep;27(9):3253-3279
Fernandes HA, Richard NM, Edelstein K
Oncologist. 2019 Apr 05;:
O'Kane GM, Su J, Tse BC, Tam V, Tse T, Lu L, Borean M, Tam E, Labbé C, Naik H, Mittmann N, Doherty MK, Bradbury PA, Leighl NB, Shepherd FA, Richard NM, Edelstein K, Shultz D, Brown MC, Xu W, Howell D, Liu G
J Neurooncol. 2019 Mar 07;:
Richard NM, Bernstein LJ, Mason WP, Laperriere N, Maurice C, Millar BA, Shultz DB, Berlin A, Edelstein K
Psychooncology. 2019 Feb 28;:
Daniel LC, Wang M, Mulrooney DA, Srivastava D, Schwartz LA, Edelstein K, Brinkman TM, Zhou ES, Howell RM, Gibson TM, Leisenring W, Oeffinger KC, Neglia J, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Krull KR
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



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​