Marcelo Cypel

Marcelo Cypel, MD, MSc

Dr. Cypel's research interests are in lung transplantation, gene and cell therapy to repair injured organs, and the use of artificial lung devices. In thoracic oncology, Dr. Cypel's research is now focused on minimally invasive thoracic surgery and the use of loco-regional therapies for the treatment of pulmonary metastases. He has recently earned a young investigator scholarship (Michael DeBakey Scholarship 2011-2013) from the American Association of Thoracic Surgery to develop an in vivo lung perfusion model to be used as a platform for various anti-cancer metastases therapies, especially for colorectal cancer and sarcomas.

Dr. Cypel's main clinical interests include minimally invasive thoracic surgery for lung cancer, treatment of pulmonary metastases, artificial lung devices and lung transplantation.
Lancet Oncol. 2018 Jan;19(1):17-19
Cypel M, Yasufuku K
Respiration. 2017;94(5):457-464
Tyan CC, Machuca T, Czarnecka K, Ko HM, da Cunha Santos G, Boerner SL, Pierre A, Cypel M, Waddell T, Darling G, de Perrot M, Keshavjee S, Geddie W, Yasufuku K
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov 22;:
Hoetzenecker K, Donahoe L, Yeung JC, Azad S, Fan E, Ferguson ND, Del Sorbo L, de Perrot M, Pierre A, Yasufuku K, Singer L, Waddell TK, Keshavjee S, Cypel M
Ann Surg. 2018 Jan;267(1):196-197
Hsin MK, Zamel R, Cypel M, Wishart D, Han B, Keshavjee S, Liu M
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Oct 02;:
Lin H, Chen M, Tian F, Tikkanen J, Ding L, Andrew Cheung HY, Nakajima D, Wang Z, Mariscal A, Hwang D, Cypel M, Keshavjee S, Liu M
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Aug 12;:
Nakajima D, Cypel M, Martinu T, Liu M, Keshavjee S
J Thorac Dis. 2017 Jul;9(7):2108-2117
Hoetzenecker K, Klepetko W, Keshavjee S, Cypel M
Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug 03;:
Munshi L, Kiss A, Cypel M, Keshavjee S, Ferguson ND, Fan E
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Jul 21;:
Van Raemdonck D, Hartwig MG, Hertz MI, Davis RD, Cypel M, Hayes D, Ivulich S, Kukreja J, Lease ED, Loor G, Mercier O, Paoletti L, Parmar J, Rampolla R, Wille K, Walia R, Keshavjee S
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017 Jun 21;:
Hashimoto K, Cypel M, Juvet S, Saito T, Zamel R, Machuca TN, Hsin M, Kim H, Waddell TK, Liu M, Keshavjee S


Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto