Senior physician in Critical Care Department, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Professor of Medicine and Physiology at McGill University. He is currently director of the McGill Clinical Research Fellowship program.
He graduated from the U of Toronto and trained there in internal medicine and cardiology. He subsequently did research Fellowships in Stockholm Sweden and Stanford University in California with a major interest in exercise physiology and heart-lung interactions.
Dr Magder’s research interests are in Heart-lung interactions, control of cardiac output and hemodynamic monitoring. His basic research has included studies on the role of the endothelium in the sepsis-induced abnormalities of vascular dysfunction. He also has an ongoing interest in acid-base balance and fluid and electrolyte management.