Prof. David Hood Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, York University, Canada

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Biography

David A. Hood is Professor and Canada Research Chair, Tier I, in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering at York University in Canada. He received his PhD in physiology from the State University of New York, his MSc in physical education from Dalhousie University,... read moreHalifax and his BA in physical health from Queen's University, Kingston. His interests include mitochondrial biogenesis, skeletal muscle, the thyroid hormone, gene expression and transcription factors. His laboratory research involves the study of the biogenesis and function of the mitochondrion in mammalian skeletal and cardiac muscles.