Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Vera Bril MD FRCPC
Dr. Vera Bril is a Professor of Medicine (Neurology) at the University of Toronto, Director of Neurology at University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital and the Krembil Family Chair in Neurology. Her research interests have centred on the diagnosis and evidence-based treatment of myasthenia gravis, inflammatory polyneuropathies, and diabetic sensorimotor polyneuropathy. Her work has helped set the standards for electrophysiological investigations in the definition and evaluation of the progression of chronic polyneuropathies.


Dr. Bruce Perkins MD MPH FRCPC
Dr. Perkins is a Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology & Metabolism) at the University of Toronto and a Clinician Scientist at the Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes. His current research interests are diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage), diabetic kidney disease and strategies to help improve blood sugar control which includes the development of the artificial pancreas.