About the Lab Director

About Michael Rauh

​​Portrait of Michael Rauh

Progression of logos of institutions where Dr. Rauh studied and worked. From top down, Queen's University, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Hospital, UBC and BC Cancer Agency, McMaster, and Laurentian

Training and Appointments:

Attending Staff Hematopathologist, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada
Assistant Professor (2011-18), Associate Professior (2019-present), Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University 
Associate Member, Queen’s Cancer Research Institute
Associate Member, Queen’s Molecular Hemostasis Research Group

2007 - 2011   
FRCPC (Hematological Pathology), University of Toronto, ON

2008 - 2011   
Post-doctoral Residency Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto 
“Immune signatures in myeloid neoplasia” (supervised by Dr. Richard Wells)

1999 - 2007   
MD, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC                      

1999 - 2007   
PhD (Experimental Medicine), UBC/Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer Agency, 
“The role of SHIP in macrophage differentiation and function”
 (supervised by Dr. Gerald Krystal)

1996 - 1999   
MSc (Medical Sciences), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 
“The role of Shc and Grb2 in normal and malignant mammary gland development” (supervised by Dr. William Muller)

1992 - 1996   
BSc (Biochemistry, Honours), Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON      
 “Microbial bioremediation” (supervised by Dr. Vasu Appanna)




Homage to My Research Mentors:

Grouping of Dr. Rauh's key research mentors. From left to right, there are portraits of Dr. Vasu Appanna (of Laurentian), Dr. Bill Muller (of McMaster, now at McGill), Dr. Gerry Krystal (of UBC/Terry Fox Lab), and Dr. Richard Wells and Dr. Rena Buckstein (of U of T/Sunnybrook)

Selected Past Honours (for recent CV, please email Dr. Rauh):

American Society of Hematology (ASH)/European Hematology Agency(
EHA) Translational Research Training in Hematology (TRTH) Award/Course

Celgene Future Leaders Award for Clinical Research in Hematology

PSI Foundation Resident Research Prize, University of Toronto

Hematology Award, Best Presentation, Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP) 61st Annual Meeting, Montreal

2010 – 2011 
Chief Resident, Hematopathology, University of Toronto

Dom Pantalony Award, Division of Hematology, University of Toronto

2000 – 2007 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) MD/PhD Program Studentship

Tommy Diespecker Memorial Medical Prize, Highest Standing in Hematology, University of British Columbia (UBC) Medicine Graduating Class

Lloyd Skarsgard Research Excellence Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student (shared), BC Cancer Agency

First Prize (shared), Oral Presentation, Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Young Investigators Forum, Ottawa

2001 – 2004
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) PhD Trainee Award

Subspecialty Award, Hematology/Oncology, American Foundation for Medical Research (AMFR)/Western Student Medical Research Forum (WSMRF), Carmel, CA, USA

Subspecialty Award, Immunology and Rheumatology, AMFR/WSMRF

First Prize (shared), Oral Presentation, CSCI and CIHR Joint Program for Clinician Scientists in Training and MD/PhD Students, Edmonton

1999 – 2001 
College of Physicians and Surgeons Medical Entrance Scholarship, UBC         

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Post Graduate Scholarship-B (PGS-B)

1998, 1996 
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) (declined)

1996 – 1998 
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Post Graduate Scholarship-A (PGS A)

1996 – 1997 
McMaster University Centennial Entrance Scholarship

1992 – 1996    
Canada Scholarship in Science and Engineering

1995 – 1996 
Dr. John Sahadat Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Laurentian University

1994 – 1995 
Highest Academic Standing, Laurentian University Faculty of Science and Engineering

Laurentian University Tuition Entrance Scholarship                                                 

Professional Memberships:

European Hematology Agency (EHA)

American Society of Hematology (ASH), Associate Member

Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP)

Associate Member, Children’s Oncology Group (COG), Pathology Discipline

Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)

Licenses and Certificates:

Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC)

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)