Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Congratulations to the following scholarship winners:
Congratulations to the following Travel Award winners:
Jessica Esseltine, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, and John Kelly, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, recently had their study “A Germline Variant in PANX1 has Reduced Channel Function and is Associated with Multisystem Dysfunction” published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry. It was also featured as the publication’s article of the week.
At the recent Experimental Biology Meeting in San Diego, the following Clinical Anatomy trainees took two first place prizes and one second place prize for their poster presentations:
Department of Biochemistry
Congratulations to Amy Burke, PhD Candidate, on recently winning the Junior Investigator Award for Women for 2016 at the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) meeting in Nashville. This award, sponsored by the ATVB council of the American Heart Association, is to recognize excellent research being conducted by women. Amy was selected as the winner out of 22 who were nominated. The recipient needed to have a top rated abstract (rated out of 665 abstracts submitted), and the award was based on her presentation to two panels of judges (rated out of five finalists). The title of her presentation was “Naringenin Supplementation of a Low Fat Diet Enhances the Reversal of Metabolic Dysfunction, Promotes Atherosclerosis Regression and Improves Lesion Pathology in Ldlr-/- Mice”.
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Congratulations to Ciara Pendrith, MSc Candidate, for her paper recently published in Current Oncology entitled, "Costs of Cervical Cancer Treatment: Population-Based Estimates from Ontario".