Benjamin Lok

Dr. Benjamin Lok is a Clinician-Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology, Medical Biophysics, and the Institute of Medical Science, at the University of Toronto. He received his MD from New York University School of Medicine followed by clinical residency with laboratory research training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. At the Princess Margaret, Dr. Lok is as Staff Radiation Oncologist within the Lung Site Group. He leads a Canadian Institutes of Health Research and National Institutes of Health funded laboratory program with a mission to improve outcomes for lung cancer patients by understanding mechanisms of resistance and developing novel therapeutic strategies, particularly those related to DNA repair.