New Member Profile: Dr. Mypinder Sekhon, Intensivist & Clinical Associate Professor at University of British Columbia

We are happy to welcome to the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP) new members of diverse areas to join our community of researchers, clinicians, patient/family/donor partners and trainees who are dedicated to improving the lives of organ donors and recipients. As a new member, people are an essential part of our mission to advance the science of donation and transplantation and develop innovative, evidence-based approaches to improve outcomes for patients in Canada and around the world.

We are thrilled to have Dr. Mypinder Sekhon joining CDTRP Research Theme 2 – Inform Universal Practices for Donation, as a new investigator. Dr. Sekhon is an intensivist and clinician-scientist in the intensive care unit at Vancouver General Hospital / University of British Columbia and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine and Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

We have asked Dr. Sekhon a few questions that you can read below.

What are your fields of expertise and interests in research?
  • Acute brain injury related translational research
  • Fields of expertise:
    • Neurocritical care
    • Resuscitation sciences
    • Neuromonitoring
What new areas of interest would you like to develop or with which different disciplines or specialist(s) would you like to collaborate within the CDTRP?

Biomarkers to predict optimal graft function.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself!

I have a 1 year daughter!

Check out Dr. Sekhon’s publications here.
You can contact Dr. Sekhon at and follow him on Twitter (@Mypster2)!