Dr. Mark Trifiro received his M.D. degree at McGill University and subsequently completed his internal medicine training at McGill University affiliated health institutions. He then finished an Endocrine Fellowship training program at Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by an Endocrine Research Fellowship at the Howard Hughes Research Laboratory at Harvard. He returned to Montreal to complete a further Research Fellowship at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal.
He is currently a tenured full professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University. As a research Physician at the Jewish General Hospital his interests are wide and include molecular endocrinology investigations related to steroid receptors and of late is much interested in translational research projects aimed in therapeutics and diagnostics.