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Commercial Collaboration & Patents

The Marshall Team is committed to appropriately commercializing the ground-breaking research conducted at the Research Analytical Biochemistry Lab (RABL) to the benefit of Canadians and the world.  

YYZ Pharmatech Inc. (external link)  is a private life sciences company based in Toronto. YYZ invents and develops diagnostic and therapeutic technology for use in modern pharmaceuticals, with breakthroughs in the discovery and ultra-sensitive quantification of biomolecules. YYZ is a proud supporter and commercialization partner of the Marshall Team in the Research Analytical Biochemistry Lab (RABL) at Toronto Metropolitan University.

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Previous Collaborations

The Marshall Team is pleased to have worked together with the following organizations on previous research projects:

  • Imperial Chemical Industries
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Ontario Cancer Biomarker Network
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation
  • Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg
  • Carl Zeiss AG


Having secured 40+ patents over the course of his career, Dr. John G. Marshall has built a reputation for discovery & innovation. The Marshall Team recognizes the importance of securing intellectual property around new technologies, and educating the next generation of students on this process.

Recent & noteworthy patents:

  • US PATENT# 9,964,538 May 8, 2018, Methods and compositions for enzyme linked immuno and hybridization mass spectrometric assay; Marshall; John G. (Toronto, CA), Florentinus; Angelica Kirsten (Richmond Hill, CA) Assignee: YYZ PHARMATECH