Mohammad Qadura


Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science


Mohammad Qadura is a Scientist at the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science of St. Michael’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. He is a Staff Surgeon in the Division of Vascular Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital. Dr. Qadura earned his doctorate in Thrombosis and Hemostasis at Queen’s University. He performed translational research at the Thrombosis & Atherosclerosis Research Institute of McMaster University. Dr. Qadura’s research interests include identifying the role of inflammatory cells and cytokines in the development of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. He is also interested in investigating the inflammatory factors that are involved in the progression of arterial disease.

Recent Publications

  1. Harlock, JA, Elias, F, Qadura, M, Dubois, L. Meta-analysis of nontumescent-based versus tumescent-based endovenous therapies for patients with great saphenous insufficiency and varicose veins. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2018;6 (6):779-787.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2018.05.026. PubMed PMID:30336907 .
  2. Murugavel, S, Bugyei-Twum, A, Matkar, PN, Al-Mubarak, H, Chen, HH, Adam, M et al.. Valproic Acid Induces Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition-Like Phenotypic Switching. Front Pharmacol. 2018;9 :737. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00737. PubMed PMID:30050438 PubMed Central PMC6050396.
  3. Hennessey, H, Luckham, E, Kayssi, A, Wheatcroft, MD, Greco, E, Al-Omran, M et al.. Optimization of rifampin coating on covered Dacron endovascular stent grafts for infected aortic aneurysms. J. Vasc. Surg. 2018; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.10.069. PubMed PMID:29503005 .
  4. Qadura, M, Terenzi, DC, Verma, S, Al-Omran, M, Hess, DA. Concise Review: Cell Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia: An Integrated Review of Preclinical and Clinical Studies. Stem Cells. 2018;36 (2):161-171. doi: 10.1002/stem.2751. PubMed PMID:29226477 .
  5. Vucemilo, I, Harlock, JA, Qadura, M, Guirgis, M, Gowing, RN, Tittley, JG et al.. Hybrid repair of symptomatic aberrant right subclavian artery and Kommerell's diverticulum. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014;28 (2):411-20. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2013.04.016. PubMed PMID:24200134 .
  6. Qadura, M, Pervaiz, F, Harlock, JA, Al-Azzoni, A, Farrokhyar, F, Kahnamoui, K et al.. Mortality and reintervention following elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J. Vasc. Surg. 2013;57 (6):1676-83, 1683.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.02.013. PubMed PMID:23719040 .
  7. Harlock, JA, Qadura, M, Lee, G, Szalay, DA. Infected aortic stent graft with Propionibacterium acnes. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2013;47 (5):394-6. doi: 10.1177/1538574413487262. PubMed PMID:23632775 .
  8. Gupalo, E, Kuk, C, Qadura, M, Buriachkovskaia, L, Othman, M. Platelet-adenovirus vs. inert particles interaction: effect on aggregation and the role of platelet membrane receptors. Platelets. 2013;24 (5):383-91. doi: 10.3109/09537104.2012.703792. PubMed PMID:22812520 .
  9. Qadura, M, Waters, B, Burnett, E, Chegeni, R, Bradshaw, S, Hough, C et al.. Recombinant and plasma-derived factor VIII products induce distinct splenic cytokine microenvironments in hemophilia A mice. Blood. 2009;114 (4):871-80. doi: 10.1182/blood-2008-09-174649. PubMed PMID:19411636 .
  10. Ozelo, MC, Zapata Esp, R, Qadura, M, Chegeni, R, Othman, M. Molecular genetic testing of hemostasis and thrombosis in developing countries: achievements, hopes, and challenges. Semin. Thromb. Hemost. 2008;34 (6):569-78. doi: 10.1055/s-0028-1103368. PubMed PMID:19085656 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Staff Surgeon, Division of Vascular Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor, University of Toronto