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.
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Sep 05;:
Hashimoto K, Hoetzenecker K, Yeung JC, Jeagal L, Donahoe L, Pierre A, de Perrot M, Yasufuku K, Waddell TK, Keshavjee S, Cypel M
Lung Cancer. 2018 Sep;123:1-6
Hashimoto K, Daddi N, Giuliani M, Hope A, Le LW, Czarnecka K, Cypel M, Pierre A, de Perrot M, Darling G, Waddell TK, Keshavjee S, Yasufuku K
Nat Protoc. 2018 Aug 02;:
Mariscal A, Caldarone L, Tikkanen J, Nakajima D, Chen M, Yeung J, Cypel M, Liu M, Keshavjee S
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jun 04;:
Cypel M, Yeung JC, Keshavjee S
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Apr 26;:
Kanou T, Ohsumi A, Kim H, Chen M, Bai X, Guan Z, Hwang D, Cypel M, Keshavjee S, Liu M
Respir Res. 2018 May 25;19(1):102
Levy L, Juvet SC, Boonstra K, Singer LG, Azad S, Joe B, Cypel M, Keshavjee S, Martinu T
Clin Transplant. 2018 May 13;:e13281
Halloran K, Aversa M, Tinckam K, Martinu T, Binnie M, Chaparro C, Chow CW, Waddell T, McRae K, Pierre A, de Perrot M, Yasufuku K, Cypel M, Keshavjee S, Singer LG
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 22;:
McDonald CM, Pierre C, de Perrot M, Darling G, Cypel M, Pierre A, Waddell T, Keshavjee S, Yasufuku K, Czarnecka-Kujawa K
Talanta. 2018 Jun 01;183:304-310
Roszkowska A, Tascon M, Bojko B, Goryński K, Dos Santos PR, Cypel M, Pawliszyn J
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Feb 07;:
Crespo MM, McCarthy DP, Hopkins PM, Clark SC, Budev M, Bermudez CA, Benden C, Eghtesady P, Lease ED, Leard L, D'Cunha J, Wigfield CH, Cypel M, Diamond JM, Yun JJ, Yarmus L, Machuzak M, Klepetko W, Verleden G, Hoetzenecker K, Dellgren G, Mulligan M


Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto