Experimental Medicine

Current graduate students in Experimental Medicine


Dr. Dave Andrews’ Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Rasha Mehder
     Project:  Microscopic and Biochemical Studies of a transgenic mouse strain modelling Alzheimer's Disease


Dr. Stephen Archer's Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Ping Xiong
     Project: Preclincial Models and Therapies for WHO Group 2 Pulmonary Hypertension
     (co-supervised by Dr. G. Smith)

Dr. Anne Croy’s Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Shuhiba Mohammad
     Project:  Pregnancy disruption in mouse by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium


Dr. Qingling Duan's Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Jihoon Choi
     Project: Genomic and Environmental Determinants of Lung Health and Asthma Risk

 

Dr. John Fisher’s Lab

     MSc Candidates
     Sandra Vincent
     Project:  Murine Models of Muscarinic Receptor Subtype Loss of Function on Cardiopulmonary Regulation

     Nilita Sood
     (co-supervised with Dr. D. Lougheed)
     Project:  Sensory-Mechanical Responses to High Dose Methacholine in Healthy Normal Subjects

     Joel Zelt
     (co-supervised with Dr. A. Neder)
     Project:  Systemic Vascular Dysfunction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients with Mild-to-Moderate 
     Airflow Obstruction

Dr. Colin Funk’s Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Garrett Baron
     Project:  CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Gene Editing in Arginase-1 Deficient Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

 

Dr. Amher Johri’s Lab

     MSc Candidates
     Olivia Yau
     (co-supervised with Dr. L. Winn)
     Project:  Ultrasound imaging in the evaluation of simulated plaque densities and its relationship to in vivo plaque
     stability

     Kayla Collendanchise
     Project: Ultrasound imaging to correlate carotid and femoral atherosclerosis vulnerability with cardiovascular disease

     MD/PhD Candidate
     Laura-Eve Mantella
     Project: The VIBE Study: vascular imaging "barometer" for early detection of heart disease

 
Dr. Diane Lougheed’s Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Nilita Sood
     (co-supervised with Dr. J. Fisher)
     Project:  Sensory-Mechanical Responses to High Dose Methacholine in Healthy Normal Subjects

 

Dr. Neil Magoski’s Lab

     MSc Candidates
     Christopher Beekharry
     Project:  Molecular characterization and modulation of electrical synapses between neuroendocrine cells

     Alamjeet Chauhan
     Project:  The role of reactive oxygen species in controlling voltage-dependent cation channels

     PhD Candidate
     Michel Sturgeon
     Project:  Regulation of cation channels and excitability by second messengers in Aplysia neurons

 

Dr. Les MacKenzie’s Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Craig Harness
     (co-supervised with Dr. D. Stockley, Centre for Teaching & Learning)
     Project:  Using whole body dissection as a postgraduate educational tool for manipulative therapists

 

Dr. Donald Maurice’s Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Jonah Burke-Kleinman
     Project: Human vascular endothelial cell transcriptomics

     PhD Candidate
     Jodi Mackeil
     Project:  The role of cAMP in regulating endothelial tip cell formation during angiogenic sprouting

 

Dr. Alberto Neder’s Lab

      MSc Candidate
      Joel Zelt
      (co-supervised with Dr. J. Fisher)
      Project:  Systemic Vascular Dysfunction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients with Mild-to-Moderate
      Airflow Obstruction


Dr. Graeme Smith's Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Ping Xiong
     Project: Preclincial Models and Therapies for WHO Group 2 Pulmonary Hypertension
     (co-supervised by Dr. S. Archer)

Dr. Jagdeep Walia’s Lab

     MSc Candidates
     Imtiaz Ahmad
     Project:  Creating an inbuilt suicide system in AAV constructs as a safety check in cases of tumor development in long-
     term gene therapy studies

Dr. Louise Winn's Lab

     MSc Candidates
     Olivia Yau
     (co-supervised with Dr. A. Johri)
     Project:  Ultrasound imaging in the evaluation of simulated plaque densities and its relationship to in vivo plaque 
     stability

Dr. Shetuan Zhang’s Lab

     MSc Candidates
     Ellen Avery
     Project:  The molecular mechanisms of sudden cardiac death associated with chronic kidney disease

     Jordan Davis
     Project: Intragenic Rescue of Long QT Syndrome Associated hERG Potassium Channel Mutations

     Morgan Sutherland-Deveen
     Project: The role of potassium channels in cell proliferation and apoptosis

     PhD Candidate
     Shawn Lamothe
     Project: The role of the hERG S5-pore linker in the susceptibility to proteases

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