Dr Irina Rachinsky


Irina Rachinsky, MD, MSc


Academic Appointment: Associate Professor of Nuclear Medicine

Base Hospital: Victoria Hospital - South Street Campus

Areas of Iinterest: Oncology, in particular Thyroid cancer and Neuroendocrine tumors, and Research.

Fellowship: Radionuclide therapy, University of Western Ontario (2005-2006)

Nuclear Medicine Residency: Sokora University Medical Centre, Beer-Sheva, Israel (completed in 2000)

Medical school: Saint Petersburg State Medical Academy, Leningrad (St-Petersburg,) Russia (1988)

Graduate Degree: MSc (Master of Medical Sciences) Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Department of Virology, Beer-Sheva, Israel (completed in 1996)

Research Interests:

-Pharmacogenomics of levothyroxine therapy: role of transporter genetic polymorphisms in intestinal and hepatic uptake

Contact email: Irina.Rachinsky@ lhsc.on.ca

Administrative Assistant: Shannon McGugan (Shannon.McGugan@lhsc.on.ca)

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