Dr. Mariya Kozenko received her medical degree from the National Medical University in Kiev, Ukraine. She worked as a pediatrician in Ukraine for several years before moving to Canada.
Upon her arrival in Canada, Dr. Kozenko completed the Medical Genetics Residency Program at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Kozenko has a special interest in metabolic genetics, as well as neurodegenerative disorders. She joined the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Genetics in 2011.
She continues to have a strong interest in an innovative treatment approach for children with complex lysosomal conditions and providing continuity of care for children with neurodegenerative conditions. In 2014, Dr. Kozenko successfully launched the Metabolic Infusion Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital for children with storage disorders.