“I’m a better clinician because of the research I’m working on,” said Dr. Sandrine deRibaupierre, associate professor and paediatric neurosurgeon. She is part of a new breed of clinician-researcher that has recently emerged at the School — one that is vibrant, open minded and focused on translational research.
Diagnosing ways to improve health In 2011, Laila C. Schenkel Magalhaes, PhD, made the decision to leave Brazil to travel throughout Canada. Four years later, the tourist-turned-postdoctoral fellow's adventure continues while she focuses on research involving epigenetic markers for disease.
Getting to know your Graduate Students Council From student advocacy to event planning, the Council plays an important role. Alex Moszczynski, the new Council chair, breaks down the group's three-pronged approach to making this year one to remember.
Inspiring futures and taking science out of the box Bonnie Schmidt, PhD'93, founder and president of Let's Talk Science, is committed to making science education accessible — not elitist. Her goal is to inspire futures and share science with people of all ages.
NHLPA gift supports concussion research The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced at the annual See The Line event that it would make a challenge gift of $500,000 to support concussion research led by Arthur Brown, PhD.
See the Line - Photo Gallery Enjoy a photo gallery highlighting some of the special moments from the 2015 See the Line symposium and reception.
Babies, MRI techniques and binge-watching television shows: Q&A with Catherine Nevin Catherine Nevin, MSc Candidate, makes being a graduate trainee look easy. Despite never having worked with MRI technology before entering her current program, she has excelled in her research on fetal growth restriction. We sat down with Nevin to discuss her background, her experiences so far in her program, and what she likes to do when she’s not in the lab.
Adventure on the airwaves Tune in to CHRW on a Wednesday evening and you’ll probably hear the voice of Alex Moszczynski hosting Gradcast. The PhD Candidate and Graduate Students Council Chair shares his favourite moments from the show and the reasons he remains committed to ALS research.
Postdoctoral Appreciation Week Activities – September 16 - 22 Postdoctoral Appreciation Week recognizes the significant contributions that postdoctoral fellows make to research and discovery, and gives them the opportunity to take part in events with other scholars on campus. From the Soccer Match on September 19 to the Speed Networking Event on September 22, there is something for everyone to take part in and enjoy.
Think you have a unique solution to a global problem? Join the World's Challenge Challenge for the chance to win $1,000 toward an international learning experience. Gather a team of three students, submit an application and prepare a presentation on how you would solve a major global issue. Application deadline: October 9, 2015.
Video: Profiles of Excellence - Lina Dagnino, PhD Lina Dagnino, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, researches skin biology and stem cells. In this edition of the Profiles of Excellence series, Dagnino discusses her research into the mechanisms behind blistering diseases, skin cancer and wound healing.
Recognizing our achievements This month, we would like to congratulate John-Michael Arpino, PhD Candidate; Brittany Balint, PhD Candidate; Lori Lowes, PhD; and Yiwen Xu, PhD Candidate, on their recent publications.
Top stories from June 2015 Current Affairs Did you miss the June 2015 issue of Current Affairs? Read the most popular stories on inspiring a deeper commitment to aging, the Canadian Student Health Research Forum, and conquering fear in three minutes or less.