Dr. McGilvray studied medicine at McGill University, graduating in 1993. He entered the General Surgery training program at the University of Toronto that same year. During his residency, he undertook graduate studies in Dr. Ori Rotstein’s laboratory and obtained a PhD in Cell Biology. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2001. After a clinical fellowship in Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the Toronto General Hospital, he began his appointment at the University Health Network in 2003. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.
- Diseases of the liver, particularly viral hepatitis
- Transplant immunology
- Hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury
- Vascular reconstructive techniques for locally advanced liver and pancreas cancer
- Applicability of transplantation to oncology diagnoses
HPB (Oxford). 2011 Jan;13(1):24-32
Proteasome inhibition in vivo promotes survival in a lethal murine model of severe acute respiratory syndrome.
J Virol. 2010 Dec;84(23):12419-28
Adult living liver donors have excellent long-term medical outcomes: the University of Toronto liver transplant experience.
Am J Transplant. 2010 Feb;10(2):364-71
Gastric venous reconstruction after radical pancreatic surgery: case report and review of the literature.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Jun;14(6):1027-30
Am J Transplant. 2010 Mar;10(3):612-8
A graft to body weight ratio less than 0.8 does not exclude adult-to-adult right-lobe living donor liver transplantation.
Liver Transpl. 2009 Dec;15(12):1776-82
In situ hypothermic liver preservation during radical liver resection with major vascular reconstruction.
Br J Surg. 2009 Dec;96(12):1429-36
Cell-type specific gene expression signature in liver underlies response to interferon therapy in chronic hepatitis C infection.
Gastroenterology. 2010 Mar;138(3):1123-33.e1-3
Exaggerated up-regulation of tumor necrosis factor alpha-dependent apoptosis in the older mouse liver following reperfusion injury: targeting liver protective strategies to patient age.
Liver Transpl. 2009 Nov;15(11):1594-604
Ann Surg. 2010 Jan;251(1):153-7
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto