Focus on Stroke VI - List of Awardees 2007

Doctoral Research Award

  • Bérard, Jessica Renée (Physical Occupational Therapy, McGill University)
    The role of optic flow during locomotion in healthy and hemiparetic individuals.
    Supervisor: Lamontagne, Anouk
    Co-Supervisor: Fung, Joyce
     
  • Hewlett, Krista A. (Basic Medical Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland)
    Effect of immune modulation on functional recovery following stroke in rats.
    Supervisor: Corbett, Dale R.
     
  • Klimstra, Marc (Kinesiology and Neuroscience, University of Victoria)
    Neuromechanical basis for using arm movement to facilitate leg muscle activity during walking.
    Supervisor: Zehr, E. Paul
     
  • MacNutt, Meaghan J. (Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia)
    An integrated approach to understanding stroke at high altitude.
    Supervisor: Sheel, Andrew W.

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Billinghurst, Lori L. (Neurology, Hospital for Sick Children)
    Common childhood illnesses and cerebral sinovenous thrombosis: a national population-based surveillance study.
    Supervisor: deVeber, Gabrielle A.
     
  • Dilworth, David John Russell (Ophthalmology and Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco)
    Determining the mechanism(s) of Col4a1-mediated cerebrovascular disease.

    Supervisor: Gould, Douglas B.
     
  • Green, Theresa L. (Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary)
    Aggressive surgical interventions and stroke: impact on quality of life and caregiver outcomes.
    Supervisor: Demchuk, Andrew M.
     
  • Hamova, Daniela (Human Genetics, McGill University)
    Sequence and structural features of alternative splicing in ischemic injury.
    Supervisor: Majewski, Jacek A.
     
  • Higgins, Johanne (Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital)
    Enhancing upper extremity function post-stroke: the combined effects of brain stimulation and rehabilitation.
    Supervisor: Koski, Lisa
     
  • Jin, Albert Y. (Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary)
    Magnetic resonance molecular imaging of the early endothelial inflammatory response in focal ischemia.
    Supervisor: Barber, Philip A.
     
  • Kelly, Mellissa (Neurosciences, University of Ottawa)
    Mitochondrial dynamics in the regulation of neuronal survival.
    Supervisor: Slack, Ruth S.
     
  • Lai, Guey-Jen (Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge)
    Memory loss and recovery after ischemia damage and regeneration of hippocampal neurons.
    Supervisor: Sutherland, Robert J.
     
  • Rand, Debbie (Rehabilitation Sciences, University of British Columbia)
    Quantification of upper-extremity movement in post-stroke participants: transition from hospital to community.
    Supervisor: Eng, Janice J.
     
  • Tang, Kim San (Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba)
    The role of astrocytic and neuronal PARP1 in stroke.
    Supervisor: Anderson, Christopher M.
     
  • Teichert, Anouk-Martine (Medical Genetics and Microbiology, University of Toronto)
    Gene trap analysis of neural and endothelial cell interactions.
    Supervisor: van der Kooy, Derek J.
     
  • Turner, Gary R. (Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley)
    Optimizing neurorehabilitation using biomarkers of neuropsychological and functional change after cognitive retraining.
    Supervisor: D'Esposito, Mark
     
  • Vincent, Adele J. (Zoology, University of British Columbia)
    SPARC in the repair of the central nervous system.
    Supervisor: Roskams, Angela-Jane I.
     
  • Xue, Mengzhou (Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary)
    Neurotoxicity of proteolytic enzymes following intracerebral hemorrhage.
    Supervisor: Yong, V. Wee

     

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