• Dr. Lara Boyd is recognized as one of BC’s Most Influential Women by BC Business for her contributions as a leader in science in BC.
  • Dr. Brian Kwon received a 2018 Apple Award from the American Spinal Injury Association for his publication Spinal cord perfusion pressure predicts neurologic recovery in acute spinal cord injury.
  • Dr. Jacqueline Quandt received an operating grant from the MS Society of Canada for her project, Characterizing the neuroprotective roles of bHLH proteins Npas4 and ARNT2 in inflammatory neurodegeneration related to multiple sclerosis.
  • Dr. Helen Tremlett received an operating grant from the MS Society of Canada for her project, Human immunodeficiency virus, antiretroviral drugs and multiple sclerosis risk (HIV-MS). Dr. Tremlett also received a pilot grant for another project, It’s a fungal world: the mycobiome in pediatric MS.
  • Dr. Zorah Setayeshgar (PI: Dr. Helen Tremlett) received postdoctoral fellowship funding for her project, Assessing safety monitoring in patients taking oral MS treatments (ASYMPTOTE). 

MS Society of Canada graduate studentships

  • Jessica Allanach (PI: Dr. Marc Horwitz): A humanized mouse model of MS to study EBV infection in disease.
  • Hanwen Liu (PI: Dr. Corree Laule): Diffusely abnormal white matter in different MS phenotypes: impact on myelin, axons and brain volume
  • Ana Citali Marquez (PI: Dr. Marc Horwitz): Relationship between Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) latency and the onset of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Ali Mirza (PI: Dr. Helen Tremlett): Assessing the functional capacity of the Gut Microbiome in Pediatric MS
  • Carina Graf (PI: Dr. Corree Laule): Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy of Human Spinal Cord in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Marco Law (PI: Dr. Roger Tam): Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Clinical Progression in Multiple Sclerosis using Brain MRIs 

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