Photo: Daniel J. Drucker, MD
Daniel J. Drucker, MD
Year elected: 1995
Current membership category: Senior
Senior Scientist
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Mount Sinai Hospital
600 University Avenue TCP5-1004
Toronto, ON M5G 1X5
Canada
Phone: 416-361-2661
Facsimile: 416-361-2669

Honors and awards

National Academy of Sciences (2021)
ASCI | Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine (2017) (shared) for discovery of incretin hormones and for the translation of these findings into transformative therapies for major metabolic diseases such as diabetes.

Biographical statement

Dr. Drucker is currently Professor of Medicine and Molecular and Medical Genetics, and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. He holds the Banting and Best Diabetes Centre-Novo Nordisk Chair in Incretin Biology. Dr. Drucker is the recipient of numerous awards: the Claude Bernard Medal and Lecture from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, the Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement from the American Diabetes Association, the Manpei Suzuki International Prize for Diabetes Research, the Rolf Luft Award from the Karolinska Institute, the ASCI | Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine (shared with Drs. Joel F. Habener and Jens J. Holst), the Transatlantic Medal of the British Endocrine Society, and the Canada Gairdner International Award. Dr. Drucker is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the Royal Society of London.

Institutional affiliations

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine (Primary)

Specialties

Endocrinology
Molecular Biology

Positions held

Division/Section Chair
Professor