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.
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
Oncotarget. 2018 Feb 02;9(9):8489-8501
Yoshida M, Oishi H, Martinu T, Hwang DM, Takizawa H, Sugihara J, McKee TD, Bai X, Guana Z, Lua C, Cho HR, Juvet S, Cypel M, Keshavjee S, Liu M
Transplantation. 2018 Feb 20;:
Iskender I, Cypel M, Martinu T, Chen M, Sakamoto J, Kim H, Yu K, Lin H, Guan Z, Hashimoto K, Waddell TK, Liu M, Keshavjee S
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Dec 12;:
Cotter EKH, Banayan JM, Song TH, Chaney MA, Ko H, Cantu E, Diamond J, Weiss SJ, Cypel M, Keshavjee S
Am J Transplant. 2018 Feb 15;:
Yeung JC, Zamel R, Klement W, Bai XH, Machuca TN, Waddell TK, Liu M, Cypel M, Keshavjee S
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


Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto