Focus on Stroke VII - Doctoral Research Awards and Postdoctoral Fellowships


Doctoral Research Award

  • Fingas, Matthew S. (Psychiatry, University of British Columbia)
    Determining the timing and mechanism of stroke rehabilitation at the level of individual synapses in vivo.
    Supervisor: Murphy, Timothy H.
  • Tang, Ada (Physical Therapy, University of Toronto)
    Feasibility and effects of cardiac rehabilitation after stroke.
    Supervisor: Brooks, Dina

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Acerra, Nicole (Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia)
    Promoting stroke recovery via somatosensory cortex stimulation.
    Supervisor: Boyd, Lara A.
  • Boe, Shaun (Kinesiology, University of Waterloo)
    Plasticity and functional recovery in stroke following use-dependent rehabilitation and adjunct therapy.
    Supervisor: McIlroy, William E.
  • Brugniaux, Julien V. (Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary)
    Role of erythropoietin in cerebrovascular regulation and ventilatory control in obstructive sleep apnea.
    Supervisor: Poulin, Marc J.
    Co-Supervisor: Hanly, Patrick J.V.
  • Chen, Xuanmao (Physiology, University of Toronto)
    PDGF receptors key regulators of neuroprotection during ischemia in the CNS.
    Supervisor: MacDonald, John F.
  • Choi, Hyun Beom (Psychiatry, University of British Columbia)
    A novel pathway in astrocytes providing a neuronal energy substrate during ischemic conditions.
    Supervisor: MacVicar, Brian A.
  • Cook, Douglas J. (Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital)
    Establishing a preclinical model of stroke in non-human primates.
    Supervisor: Tymianski, Michael
  • Leblond-Lecrux, Clotilde (Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute)
    Etude des sous-types d'interneurones impliqués dans le couplage neurovasculaire dans le cortex cérébral.
    Supervisor: Hamel, Edith
  • Li, Hongbin (Physiology, University of Toronto)
    Mechanisms of cell damage following stroke that lead to alzheimer's and dementia.
    Supervisor: MacDonald, John F.
  • Mansfield, Avril (Kinesiology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
    Intervention to improve reactive balance control following a stroke.
    Supervisor: McIlroy, William E.
  • McBane, Joanne E. (Dentistry, University of Toronto)
    Cardiovascular tissue engineering with cross-linked vinyl-lysine polyurethanes inducing a wound healing macrophage.
    Supervisor: Santerre, J. Paul
  • Pialoux, Vincent (Physiology & Biophysics, University of Calgary)
    Impact of physical activity on cerebrovascular regulation in women: role of oxidative stress.
    Supervisor: Poulin, Marc J.
  • Rivera, José C. (Opthalmology & Pharmacology, Université de Montréal)
    Mechanisms of brain neovascularization in the newborn: major role for GPR91.
    Supervisor: Chemtob, Sylvain
  • Striemer, Christopher L. (Psychology, University of Western Ontario)
    Understanding the cognitive and neural correlates of optic ataxia.
    Supervisor: Goodale, Melvyn A.