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angle-left Marc Tewfik, MD, M.Sc., FRCSC

Investigator, RI-MUHC , Glen site

Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Program

Centre for Innovative Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, MUHC

 

Research Focus


My research focuses on the role of nasal immunity and its interaction with viruses and bacteria in chronically diseased and healthy sinuses, surgical simulation training for endoscopic sinus surgery for all levels of learners, as well as the repair of large surgical defects in the nose.

Selected Publications


  • Bassiouni A, Paramasivan S, Shiffer A, Dillon MR, Cope EK, Cooksley C, Ramezanpour M, Moraitis S, Ali MJ, Bleier BS, Callejas C, Cornet ME, Douglas RG, Dutra D, Georgalas C, Harvey RJ, Hwang PH, Luong AU, Schlosser RJ, Tantilipikorn P, Tewfik MA, Vreugde S, Wormald PJ, Caporaso JG, Psaltis AJ. Microbiotyping the Sinonasal Microbiome. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020 Apr 8;10:137. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2020.00137. PMID: 32322561.

  • Cottrell J, Yip J, Chan Y, Chin CJ, Damji A, de Almeida JR, Desrosiers M, Eskander A, Janjua A, Kilty S, Lee JM, Macdonald KI, Meen EK, Rudmik L, Sommer DD, Sowerby L, Tewfik MA, Thamboo A, Vescan AD, Witterick IJ, Wright E, Monteiro E. Quality Indicators for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2020 Mar 24:1945892420912158. doi: 10.1177/1945892420912158. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32208748.

  • Paramasivan S, Bassiouni A, Shiffer A, Dillon MR, Cope EK, Cooksley C, Ramezanpour M, Moraitis S, Ali MJ, Bleier B, Callejas C, Cornet ME, Douglas RG, Dutra D, Georgalas C, Harvey RJ, Hwang PH, Luong AU, Schlosser RJ, Tantilipikorn P, Tewfik MA, Vreugde S, Wormald PJ, Caporaso JG, Psaltis AJ. The international sinonasal microbiome study: A multicentre, multinational characterization of sinonasal bacterial ecology. Allergy. 2020 Mar 13. doi: 10.1111/all.14276. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32167574.

  • Fnais N, Di Maio S, Edionwe S, Zeitouni A, Sirhan D, Valdes CJ, Tewfik MA. Response by the Authors of Original Article. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2019 Jun;80(3):332. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676834. Epub 2019 Feb 6. PMID: 31144681.

  • Kim D, Huang J, Billet A, Abu-Arish A, Goepp J, Matthes E, Tewfik MA, Frenkiel S, Hanrahan JW. Pendrin Mediates Bicarbonate Secretion and Enhances Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Function in Airway Surface Epithelia. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2019 Jun;60(6):705-716. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2018-0158OC. PMID: 30742493.