Congratulations to all the graduating students of 2019. This significant milestone represents the culmination of all of your hard work and the commitment to excellence that is central to all programs at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.
Taking basic science beyond the traditional career path New alumnus Safee Mian, PhD'19, says graduate school provided him with the highly transferable skills needed to launch a career in management consulting. "There is a demand for professionals who can analyze data, solve problems, think on their feet and successfully manage projects."
Four new Canada Research Chairs announced Congratulations to Shehzad Ali, PhD, Corey Baron, PhD, Grace Parraga, PhD, and Marco Prado, PhD, named new Canada Research Chairs. Their research programs explore public health economics, diffusion MRI, lung imaging and the neurochemistry of dementia.
Training the next generation of scientific leaders Mentorship is a core value at Robarts Research Institute, with emphasis on multidisciplinary experiences and science communication skills. Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, says senior researchers are highly dedicated to training young scientists to be future leaders in fields of scientific inquiry.
Forging a path toward a brighter future in osteoarthritis As a clinician-scientist, Dr. Tom Appleton, PhD, is investigating the mechanisms of osteoarthritis with the goal of developing more personalized treatments for patients. "I really want to be in that space where we are making clinically relevant discoveries."
Photos: 2019 Awards of Excellence Dinner Last month, we celebrated the 2019 Awards of Excellence recipients - faculty, staff and trainees who are leading the way in education, research and administration. View photos from the event.
Discovery sharpens ovarian cancer diagnosis PhD Candidate Dylan Dieters-Castator says newly discovered protein biomarkers could soon help oncologists more accurately differentiate between two types of ovarian cancers, allowing for more precise treatment options.
See the Line Community Symposium - August 15 Stay up-to-date on the latest in concussion research at the See the Line Community Symposium on August 15, featuring keynote speaker Carolyn Emery, PhD, who is leading the SHRed Concussions study at the University of Calgary. She will join Honorary Chair Eric Lindros and an all-star panel.
Celebrating your recent achievements Congratulations to Paul Adams, Robert Petrella, Aisha Freeman, Thomas Hamilton, Rosan Kenana, David Wright, as well as many others, on your recent accomplishments.
Featured publications Featured publications covering topics ranging from marijuana and fertility to the effects of aging and exercise on lung mechanics. Authors include Sara Ilnitsky, Michael Sharpe, Ruud Veldhuizen and researchers from across Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.
Beyond the bench From an annual waffle breakfast to convocation festivities to #WeTheNorth fandom, take a look at what your colleagues have been up to this month. Tweets from Nicole Campbell, Sarah Chadwick, Kelly Baines, Robert Gros and many others.