Professor Douglas Ashley Monks

Douglas Ashley Monks

Associate Professor



CSB Appointment


Primary Undergraduate Department

Psychology, UTM

Graduate Programs

Cell & Systems Biology

Research Description

Contact Information

Office Phone: 905-569-4957
Office: SB3039
Lab: SB1020
Lab Phone: 905-569-4889

Mailing Address

Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6

Recent News

A role for androgens in building muscle and making neurons: Sabrina Tzivia Barsky earns Christine Hone-Buske Award

Sabrina Tzivia Barsky, a grad student in the Monks lab at UTM, has earned the Christine Hone-Buske Award from Cell & Systems Biology for her…

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Congratulations to CSB’s Graduate Student Award Recipients!

Congratulations to our Graduate Students who earned recognition for their accomplishments at our Graduate Student Awards on December 19th, 2022!…

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Androgen receptor and Kennedy disease/spinal bulbar muscular atrophy

Monks DA, Rao P, Mo K, Johansen JA, Lewis G, Kemp MQ
2008, Hormones and behavior, 53, 729-40, 18321505

Sexual dimorphism and androgen regulation of satellite cell population in differentiating rat levator ani muscle

Niel L, Willemsen KR, Volante SN, Monks DA
2008, Developmental neurobiology, 68, 115-22, 17948238

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Overexpression of wild-type androgen receptor in muscle recapitulates polyglutamine disease

Monks DA, Johansen JA, Mo K, Rao P, Eagleson B, Yu Z, Lieberman AP, Breedlove SM, Jordan CL
2007, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104, 18259-64, 17984063

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Androgen receptor immunoreactivity in skeletal muscle: enrichment at the neuromuscular junction

Monks DA, O'Bryant EL, Jordan CL
2004, The Journal of comparative neurology, 473, 59-72, 15067718

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