Congratulations to our graduate students who celebrated their graduation in February:
Amani Hamad, PhD
Supervisors: Dr. I Fan Kuo and Dr. Silvia Alessi-Servini
Thesis: Prenatal and Early Childhood Antibiotic Exposure and the Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Jiaqi Yang, PhD
Supervisors: Dr. Gerald Minuk and Dr. Yuewen Gong
Thesis: Characterization of Tumor Cell Biology and Development of Potential Treatment in Human Cholangiocarcinoma
Ting Zhou, PhD
Supervisors: Dr. Jiming Kong and Dr. Yuewen Gong
Thesis: Selective Knockdown of Misfolded SOD1 as a Therapy for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Donica’s oral presentation, “Patterns of antipsychotic use before initiation of long-acting injectable antipsychotics,” was accepted at the 2020 CADTH Symposium at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, ON.
Amani Hamad and Donica Janzen
Amani and Donica received support for leadership development from the Winnipeg Foundation’s Martha Donovan Leadership Fund.
This fund is a $250,000 scholarship fund created to provide leadership development opportunities for women in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences by supporting leadership training. This year’s inaugural recipients come from the College of Pharmacy, Max Rady College of Medicine and the College of Nursing.
Heather was the lead author on a paper titled, “Prevalence and Risk Factors of Substance Use Disorder in Inflammatory Bowel Disease” with Dr. Kaarina Kowalec. The paper was published by Oxford University Press in February 2020.