Marc Tischkowitz


Attending Physician, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital
Attending Physician, MUHC
Assistant Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Oncology and Medicine, McGill University

Medical School/Graduate School

Liverpool University (MB ChB)
University of London (PhD)


Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Papworth Hospital, Cambridgeshire, UK
Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff, Wales, UK
St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London,, UK
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK


Guy’s Hospital, London, UK

Clinical Specialties

Hereditary predisposition to cancer

Research Interests

Cancer genetics; DNA repair; Fanconi Anemia.

Dr. Marc Tischkowitz joined McGill in 2005 as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Human Genetics, Oncology and Medicine. He has trained in both Clinical Genetics and Medical Oncology and his primary interests are molecular studies of cancer predisposition genes and the clinical management of familial cancer predisposition syndromes. His PhD was on the chromosome breakage syndrome, Fanconi anemia through which he has developed an interest in DNA repair mechanisms and his research focuses on familial breast cancer.

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