Congratulations to our 2020-2021 uOBMRI Trainee Awardees!

Publié le mardi 27 octobre 2020

Parkinson Research Consortium (PRC) Research Fellowships

Crabtree Family Fellowship

Awarded: Juan Li, Mentor: Dr. Michael Schlossmacher
Project: Validation and calibration of the PREDIGT Score: A tool to predict the risk of developing PD in healthy individuals

 

Shelby Hayter Fellowship

Awarded: Guillaume Doucet, Mentor: Dr. Adam J. Sachs
Project: Intraoperative visualization of micro-electrode recording features for deep brain stimulation

 

Larry Haffner Fellowship

Awarded: Konrad Ricke, Mentor: Dr. Maxime Rousseaux
Project: Integrative screens to uncover novel regulators of SNCA expression in the context of Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis.

 

Toth Family Fellowship

Awarded: Zoe Fisk, Mentor: Dr. Maxime Rousseaux
Project: Elucidating the endogenous distribution and anatomical cells-of-origin of α-synuclein

 

Audrey Grant Parkinson’s Research Fellowship

Awarded: Steve Wade, Mentor: Dr. Mireille Khacho
Project: Targeting the Sigma-1 receptor to restore mitochondrial function and neuroprotection in Parkinson’s Disease

 

Bonnie & Don Poole Parkinson’s Research Fellowship

Awarded: Christopher Rudyk, Mentor: Dr. Natalina Salmaso
Project: Single cell transcriptomic profiling of the human Substantia Nigra in Parkinson’s disease

 

Dave and Jill Hogg Family Fellowship

Awarded: Quinton Hake-Volling, Mentor: Dr. Michael Schlossmacher
Project: Exploring the Role of GBA1 in Immune Regulation in the Context of Parkinson Disease

 

Trainee Researchers in Multiple Sclerosis Awards (TRIMS)

Trainee Researchers in Multiple Sclerosis (TRIMS)

Awarded: Hyejun Kim, Mentor: Dr. Sarah Fraser

Project: Neural correlates of dual-task interference in people with neurodegenerative disease (including individuals with MS).

 

Trainee Researchers in Multiple Sclerosis (TRIMS)

Awarded: Jason Berard, Mentor: Dr. Lisa Walker

Project: Development of a behavioural intervention for cognitive fatigability in Multiple Sclerosis

 

Trainee Researchers in Multiple Sclerosis (TRIMS)

Awarded: Kelsea McKay, Mentor: Dr. Rashmi Kothary

Project: Investigating the effect of mir-145-5p inhibition on EAE progression

 

 

Trainee Scholarships for Stroke Research

Trainee Scholarships for Stroke Research

Awarded: Dr. Paulo Cesar Puac Polanco, Mentor: Dr. Richard Aviv

Project: Machine learning prediction of hematoma expansion in ICH

 

Trainee Scholarships for Stroke Research

Awarded: Brian Dorus, Mentor: Xudong Cao

Project: Developing an extracellular vesicle releasing duraplasty – towards functional recovery after strokes

 

Trainee Scholarships for Stroke Research

Awarded: Faranak Vahid-Ansari, Mentor: Dr. Paul Albert

Project: Chronic fluoxetine-induced serotonin synaptic plasticity to recover post-stroke depression in a mouse model

 

Trainee Scholarships for Stroke Research

Awarded: Min Zhang, Mentor: Dr. Paul Albert

Project: Brain regions activated by optogenetic serotonin stimulation for post-stroke behavioral recovery in mice

 

Trainee Scholarships for Stroke Research

Awarded: Margarita Lui, Mentor: Dr. Jing Wang

Project: Targeting in vivo cellular reprogramming and differentiation for post-stroke recovery

 

Trainee Scholarships for Stroke Research

Awarded: Mikaël Ladouceur, Mentor: Dr. Diane Lagace

Project: Utilizing astrocytes to improve post-stroke recovery

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