Barbara Triggs-Raine


  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Pathophysiology


Current Positions

Professor and Head, Biochemistry & Medical Genetics
Professor, Pediatrics & Child Health
Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Scientific Director, Central Animal Core Facilities


BSc(HONS) University of Manitoba (1983)
PhD University of Manitoba (1987)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children (1988-1989)
Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University-Montreal
Children's Hospital Research Institute (1989-1991)

Research Focus

My research focuses on the molecular basis of genetic disease. We use both cell and animal models to determine how mutations in particular genes can result in disease. We have used animal models to understand these disorders and to test new therapies.

Research Interests

- Disorders of hyaluronan metabolism
- GM2 gangliosidosis
- Animal Models