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Cesar Marquez

Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Dr. Cesar Marquez Chin completed his undergraduate degree in 1998 in biomedical engineering at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico. In the same year he helped established the Assistive Technology Service of the now Lyndhurst Centre of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network. The service is dedicated to the assessment, training and prescription of assistive devices for individuals with spinal cord injury and disease. In this capacity, he worked alongside clinicians and served over 300 individuals. Dr. Marquez Chin also developed consumer grade computer accessibility software and myoelectric prosthetic systems at the Bloorview MacMillan Children's Centre, now the Holland Bloorview Children's Centre, where he worked professionally. Dr. Marquez Chin conducted his doctoral studies at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering of the University of Toronto, where he is now an Assistant Professor (Status only). Dr. Marquez Chin is also a scientist at the KITE Research Institute at University Health Network.