Meet Our Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Meet a few Faculty of Medicine’s graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and learn more about our many Graduate Programs, Departments, Centres, Institutes, and affiliated hospital sites.

Meet Philipp Kreyenmeier, a PhD student in Neuroscience. Philipp’s research focuses on the complex underlying processes of eye and hand coordination. Read More >

MD/PhD Program
Meet Daniel Kwon, an MD/PhD student training in medical imagining. Daniel’s current research is focused on targeting the tumour microenvironment for PET imaging and radionuclide therapy. Read More >

Interdisciplinary Oncology
Meet Erin Marshall, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Oncology. Erin is currently researching how chronic obstructive pulmonary disease contributes to a tumour-promoting micro-environment and the development of lung cancer. Read More >

Reproductive and Developmental Sciences
Meet Maggie Woo Kinshella, a PhD student in Reproductive and Developmental Sciences. Maggie Woo’s current research is taking a human-rights based approach to exploring the relationships between maternal diet and pregnancy hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa. Read More >

Experimental Medicine
Meet Daniel He, a PhD student in Experimental Medicine. Daniel’s current research focuses on the identification of blood-based biomarkers to distinguish subtypes of interstitial lung disease. Read More >

Rehabilitation Sciences
Meet Saori Ogura, a PhD student in Rehabilitation Sciences. Saori’s current research is inspired by her time living in the Himalayas and focuses on climate change adaptation and food security issues. Read More >

Interdisciplinary Oncology
Meet Courtney Van Ballegooie, a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Oncology. Courtney’s research seeks to better inform hospitals whether greater and/or varied communication strategies should be pursued when recently approved chemotherapies are used in order to increase the health literacy and, therefore, health outcomes of their patients. Read More >

Population & Public Health
Meet Aidan Nikiforuk, a PhD student in the School of Population & Public Health. Aidan’s current research will help alleviate health service inequity in rural communities, educate community members about Hepatitis C virus and link patients with appropriate care. Read More >

MD/PhD Program
Meet Adam Ramzy, an MD/PhD student researching diabetes. Adam is training in both medicine and research and is focusing on removing, replacing, and processing proinsulin in beta-cells. Read More >

Meet Hong Lu, a PhD student in the Neuroscience program. Hong investigates synapse development. Read More >