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Farid Mahmud

Title: Staff Physician, Division of Endocrinology
Designations: MD, FRCPC
Phone: 416-813-6218
Fax: 416-813-6304
Alternate Contact Name: Hope Rehel
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Research Positions

Associate Scientist, Translational Medicine


Farid Mahmud received his medical degree at The University of Alberta, Edmonton. He trained in Paediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism at The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He is currently Staff Physician in the Division of Endocrinology, Department of Paediatrics, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and Associate Scientist at SickKids Research Institute. 

Dr. Mahmud is part of the Institute of Medical Science (IMS) at University of Toronto and can supervise graduate students interested in clinical research. 


Mahmud's overall research focus is diabetes, clinical and translational research relating to co-morbid auto immune conditions, and early evaluation and prevention of related complications. Mahmud serves as Principal Investigator of the Adolescent Diabetes Cardio-Renal Intervention Trial (AdDIT) Expansion in Canada and the CanSOLVE CKD-SPOR Initiative at SickKids 

His research interests include: 

  • Evaluation of Novel Adjunctive Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes, ATTEMPT (Adolescent Type 1 diabetes Treatment with SGLT2i for hyperglycEMia & hyPerfilTration Trial)
  • Assessment of co-morbid autoimmune conditions including Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes. He serves as Principal Investigator of a dietary intervention study (Celiac Disease and Diabetes - Dietary Intervention and Evaluation Trial (CD-DIET)
  • Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health in Type 1 Diabetes


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