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Celebrating our achievements

This month, we would like to congratulate the following people in the Departments of Neuroscience and Anatomy and Cell Biology on their recent accomplishments:

Ramina Adam, PhD Candidate, Department of Neuroscience
Jason Lloyd Chan, MD/PhD Candidate, Department of Neuroscience

Congratulations to Adam and Chan on having their paper Insight into motor control and motor impairment from stroke and beta oscillations published in the Journal of Neurophysiology.

Jordan Michael Ward, MSc Candidate, Department of Neuroscience
Ward recently had his study entitled Interference with acute nausea and anticipatory nausea in rats by fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibition through a PPARα and CB1 receptor mechanism, respectively: a double dissociation published in Psychopharmacology.

Andrew Nicholson, PhD Candidate, Department of Neuroscience
Congratulations to Nicholson for having his paper The dissociative subtype of posttraumatic stress disorder: Unique resting-state functional connectivity of basolateral and centromedial amygdala complexes published in Neuropsychopharmacology.

Alex Levit, MD/PhD Candidate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Levit recently won the Horace and Clarice Wankel Memorial Award for Cardiovascular Research ($300) for his project The role of hypertension in accelerating cognitive decline in a transgenic rat model of Alzheimer disease in the Summer Research Training Program.

Jessica Tong, PhD Candidate, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Congratulations to Tong for having her paper Evidence for differential viral oncolytic efficacy in an in vitro model of epithelial ovarian cancer metastasis published in Molecular Therapy – Oncolytics.

John Kelly, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Kelly recently had a paper entitled Cx30 exhibits unique characteristics including a long half-life when assembled into gap junctions in the Journal of Cell Science.

Jessica Esseltine, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Esseltine recently had a paper entitled Manipulating Cx43 expression triggers gene reprogramming events in dermal fibroblasts from oculodentodigital dysplasia patients in the Biochemical Journal.

Congratulations to Asma Hasan and Mousumi Majumder from Dr. P. K. Lala’s Lab for receiving a CIHR-ICS travel award ($1,000 each) to present their posters at The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance, which will be held from November 8 - 10 at the Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal.