Dr. Phyllis Billia
Nominated for the award: Science and Technology
Company: University Health Network
Position: Cardiologist, Clinician-Scientist
Biography: Dr. Filio Billia is a member of the Division of Cardiology at the University Health Network and a Scientist at the Toronto General Research Institute. She completed her medical and research training at the University of Toronto. Recently she completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the world-renowned Dr. Tak W. Mak at the Campbell Family Institute for Cancer Research. She currently is the co-Director of the Peter Munk Cardiovascular Biobank and Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Assist Program. She has embarked in her own research career with funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.