Trainee Kudos
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Supervisors are invited to submit kudos items to highlight the accomplishments of trainees at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Please submit a maximum of 75 words to: ricommunications@muhc.mcgill.ca

To find out more about training at the RI-MUHC, visit our Training section and the series of features, Focus on Our Trainees.
 

Nafiseh (Nadia) Naderi, MD

After completing a medical degree in Iran, Dr. Nafiseh Naderi joined Dr. Bourbeau’s team as a master’s student with a clinical project on long-term azithromycin therapy...

Yousof Mostafavi PourManshadi, MD, M.Sc.

After completing a medical degree in Iran, Dr. Yousof Mostafavi earned a CIHR-Quebec Respiratory Health Training scholarship in 2016-2017 and a McGill Entrance...

Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi, MD, and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance, whose interuniversity team placed first of six in the 2018 final presentations...

Surashri Shinde-Jadhav

Congratulations to Surashri Shinde-Jadhav, whose presentation earned the People’s Choice award in the finals of the seventh annual McGill University...

Nowrin Hoque and Jaryd Sullivan

Congratulations to two students in Dr. Behr’s lab who earned Cystic Fibrosis Canada studentships in the same competition! Nowrin Hoque previously worked in Dr. Dao Nguyen’s laboratory...

Rosalie Ponte, PhD

Studying immune privilege and persistence of HIV despite therapy, Dr. Rosalie Ponte has established two collaborations and published two articles as first author...

Jeffrey Downey

Congratulations to Jeffrey Downey, first author of an article selected for an MUHC press release! Read about this work, which involves development...

Congratulations to our trainees distinguished in the 2016-2017 RI-MUHC Annual Report!

Trainees selected for “Focus on Our Trainees” (pp. 16-17):
Students Renata Bahous (supervisor: Dr. Rima Rozen), Claire Gizowski (supervisor: Dr. Charles Bourque), Kashif Khan (supervisor: Dr. Renzo Cecere) and Emerson Krock (supervisor: Dr. Lisbet Haglund)...

Justin Drager, MD

During his residency in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Justin Drager completed his M.Sc. examining the use of hypoxia mimicking agents for bone tissue engineering...

Dongsic Choi, PhD

Dr. Dongsic Choi’s postdoctoral work is on the role of oncogenes in brain tumours. He has established several important technologies in...

Mohammadali Almasieh, PhD

Dr. Mohammadali Almasieh’s research focuses on the mechanisms behind axon degeneration. His work has uncovered some of the molecular mechanisms that...

Adamo Donovan

With his research focus on in vivo diaphragm morphology and function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Adamo Donovan earned an...

Nida Haider

Nida Haider was awarded an FRQS doctoral scholarship and RI-MUHC studentships to study the role of adaptor proteins in obesity and diabetes...

Jade Lasiste, MD

Dr. Jade Lasiste, a graduate student in pathology, was awarded the Member-in-Training (MIT) Outstanding Poster...

Kashif Khan

Kashif has risen admirably to the challenge of presenting work on the use of stem cells to regenerate new heart muscle to...

Simon Papillon-Cavanagh

Simon Papillon-Cavanagh is the April 2017 winner of the FRQS Étudiant-chercheur étoile award in the Fonds Santé category. His publication...

Raquel Farías, MD, PhD

After completing a medical degree in Mexico and PhD in pharmacology at McGill University, Dr. Raquel Farías started her postdoctoral fellowship on Dr. Bourbeau’s team. Her current projects focus on the use...

Catherine-Lune Grayson-Courtemanche, PhD

The FRQSC Étudiante-chercheure étoile award in the Fonds Société et culture category was awarded to Catherine-Lune Grayson-Courtemanche in December 2016, a tribute to the remarkable work that began...