Therapeutics, Drug Development, and Human Tox

Current students in Therapeutics, Drug Development, and Human Toxicology

Dr. Michael Adams' Lab

 
   PhD Candidate
     Bruno Svajger
     (co-supervised with Dr. R. Holden, Nephrology)
     Project: The Role of Phosphate in the Vascular Extracellular Matrix and its Influence on the Development of Vascular
     Calcification in Chronic Kidney Disease". 

     MSc Candidates
     Paul Jeronimo
     Project:  Role of the vitamin K metabolome in the susceptibility to vascular calcification in experimental CKD
     (co-supervised with Dr. R. Holden, Nephrology)


     Mandy Turner
     Project:  Characterizing the time course and regulation of maladaptive mineral disposition in the initiation of vascular    
     calcification in experimental CKD
     (co-supervised with Dr. R. Holden, Nephrology)

 

Dr. Brian Bennett’s Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Ahmed Elharram
     Project:  Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 null mice as an oxidative stress-based model of cognitive impairment and
     sporadic Alzheimer's disease

 

Dr. Cathy Cahill’s Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Edmund Ong
     Project:  Opioid receptor heterodimerization in vivo

 

Dr. Tom Massey’s Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Christopher Harris
     Project:  Mechanisms of perturbation of DNA repair

 

Dr. Donald Maurice’s Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Paulina Brzezinska
     Project:  Crosstalk between cAMP and calcium signaling on the leading edge of migrating vascular smooth muscle cells

 

Dr. Chris Nicol’s Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Jia (Amelia) Shi
     Project:  The role of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ (PPARγ) during breast tumour angiogenesis

 

Dr. Terence Ozolins’ Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Rebecca Maciver
     (co-supervised with Drs. L. Winn and M. Adams)
     Project: Disrupted cardiogenesis and long term complications of resolved congenital heart defects induced by
     dimethadione.


Dr. Graeme Smith's Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Chioma Odozor
     Project: The therapeutic induction of Carbon Monoxide in pregnancy



Dr. Jagdeep Walia's Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Shalini Kot
     Project; Investigating the use of immunosuppressive drugs to generate immunotolerance towards HexM following the
     treatment with the AAV9-HexM viral vector in Sandhoff mice

 

Dr. Louise Winn’s Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Joseph Cozzarin
     Project:  Effects of the Benzene Metabolites, Benzoquinone and Hydroquinone, on Transcription Factors PU.1, AML-1,
     C/EBP-α DNA Binding

     PhD Candidate
     Rebecca Maciver
     (co-supervised with Drs. T. Ozolins and M. Adams)
     Project: Disrupted cardiogenesis and long term complications of resolved congenital heart defects induced by 
     dimethadione.

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