Principal Investigators

Alex Kiss, PhD

Adjunct Scientist


PhD, 2003, Biostatistics, Columbia University, USA

Appointments and Affiliations:

Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Assistant professor, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Research Summary:

Dr. Kiss’ research is focused on the design and analysis of studies ranging from clinical trials to observational studies, specializing in techniques inherent to survival analysis and hierarchical modeling.



  1. Meng Y, MacIntosh BJ, Shirzadi Z, Kiss A, Bethune A, Heyn C, Mithani K, Hamani C, Black SE, Hynynen K, Lipsman N. Resting state functional connectivity changesĀ  after MR-guided focused ultrasound mediated blood-brain barrier opening in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Neuroimage. 2019 Oct 15;200:275-280. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.06.060. Epub 2019 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 31254646.