Previously Funded SSRP Projects

Student Name Supervisor Name Project Title Keywords Project City/Region
Adamson, Simon Dr. Stephanus F van Eeden, Department of Medicine Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Impact of airway wall thickness COPD, bronchiectasis, airways walls, inflammation, exacerbation Vancouver
Alexander, Cara Dr. Sarah Lucas, Department of Surgery Potential relationship between coronary artery calcium and radiation induced cardiac toxicity in breast cancer survivors - a pilot study Radiation Induced Cardiac Toxicity Coronary Artery Calcium Kelowna
Amenyogbe, Andrew Dr. Frederick Kozak, Department of Surgery Measuring noise exposure of individual operating room personnel occupational noise, noise-induced hearing loss, noise pollution, operating room, audiometry Vancouver
Balce, Kristina Dr. Daniel Goldowitz, Department of Medical Genetics Maternal genotype and choline intervention in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder FASD, alcohol, pregnancy, brain development, cell death, choline Vancouver
Bao, Jing Ye (Carol) Dr. Paul Yong, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology The impact of provoked vestibulodynia on severity of dyspareunia, sexual quality-of-life, functional quality-of-life, and other measures of pelvic pain in women with endometriosis Endometriosis, dyspareunia, sexual quality of life, pelvic pain, provoked vestibulodynia Vancouver
Bedi, Harjot (Harj) Dr. Jugpal Arneja, Department of Surgery Long-term outcomes of patients with unresectable arteriovenous malformations: a 25-year chart review Arteriovenous malformations; retrospective chart review; long-term outcomes; complications Vancouver
Berg, Marisa Dr. Michael Humer, Department of Surgery Characterizing the lung cancer surgical time to care in the Interior Health Thoracic Group for Quality Improvement Lung Cancer, Thoracic Surgery, Health Equity, Surgical Wait Times Kelowna
Braithwaite, Vivian Dr. Patrick McDonald, Department of Surgery Virtual reality as a pre-operative neurosurgical tool Virtual Reality, Epilepsy, Tumor, Imaging, Neurosurgery Vancouver
Brar, Paramveer Dr. Mike Ertel, Department of Emergency Medicine Canadian CT scan head rules >65 years old CT-scan, Canadian CT head rules, age>65, Minor head injury, Kelowna
Cameron, Brianna Dr. Roxana Geoffrion, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Risk factors for pelvic floor muscle spasm after urogynecologic procedures Chronic pelvic pain, pelvic floor physiotherapy, urogynecology Vancouver
Chan, Forson Dr. Eduardo Navajas, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Adaptive Optics Optical Coherence Tomography of photoreceptors as a prognostic biomarker for Diabetic Retinopathy diabetes, diabetic macular edema, adaptive optics, cone mosaic, visual acuity, anti-VEGF Vancouver
Chao, Chien Dr. Connie Eaves, Department of Medical Genetics Functional analysis of new transcriptional regulators of normal human breast cell properties Normal human breast cells, Stem cells, Transcription factors, Regulation of gene expression, Progenitor assays Vancouver
Cheema, Harleen Dr. Cheryl Wellington, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Alterations to the anti-inflammatory function of high-density lipoprotein in Alzheimer's disease, type 2 diabetes, and with exercise Alzheimer's, Diabetes, High-density lipoprotein, Clinical, Amyloid beta treatment Vancouver
Chehroudi, Camron Dr. Bruce Verchere , Department of Surgery Post-translational modification of pancreatic beta cell hormones in diabetes Diabetes, proinsulin, islet amyloid polypeptide, prohormone processing, pancreatic islet, post-translational modification Vancouver
Cheng, Tsz Man Phoebe Dr. Philippa Hawley, Department of Medicine A qualitative study comparing cut matrix fentanyl patches with intact patches for pain relief in cancer patients pain and symptom management; palliative medicine; cancer pain; chronic pain; qualitative research Vancouver
Ching, Geoffrey Dr. Doris Doudet, Department of Medicine Inflammation and alpha-synuclein in the gut of a novel rodent model of Parkinson’s disease Inflammation, Synuclein, Parkinsonian, Animal Model Vancouver
Chiu, Melissa Dr. Joanne Weinberg, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Effectiveness of an anti-inflammatory intervention in dampening the neuroinflammation associated with prenatal alcohol exposure Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), development, inflammation, brain, hippocampus, Vancouver
Cho, Raymond Dr. Liam Brunham, Department of Medicine Identification of genetic risk factors, LDL-C and Lipoprotein (a), for extremely premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease premature atherosclerosis cardiovascular genetic risk factor Vancouver
Choi, Hye Ji (Sally) Dr. Neeraj Mehra, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology A randomized control trial of non-dominant hand training exercises to enhance laparoscopic skill Non-dominant hand, laparoscopy, medical education Vancouver
Chornenka, Karina Dr. Catherine Paramonoff, Department of Physical Therapy Investigating autonomic dysfunction and cerebrovascular changes that occur as a result of spinal cord injury Spinal cord injury, cardiovascular system, cerbrovasculature, autonomic dysreflexia, exercise Vancouver
Christison, Kathleen Dr. Viet Vu, Department of Medicine Systematic review and meta-analysis according to the PRISMA criteria to compare one type of catheter design versus another, one type of catheter material versus another, aseptic catheterization technique versus clean technique, single-use (sterile) catheters versus multiple-use (clean) catheters, self-catheterization versus catheterization by others and any other strategies designed to reduce UTI and cost effectiveness in adults and children using intermittent catheterization for bladder emptying Incidence; UTI; Long-term; Intermittent-catheterization; Technique Vancouver
Dahiya, Monica Dr. Farzin Forooghian, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Role of the ARMS2 genetic risk allele in drusen formation in early AMD ophthalmology, retina, genetics, risk alleles, expression Vancouver
Dorling, Marisa Dr. Amina Zoubeidi, Department of Urologic Sciences The maternal embryonic leucine zipper kinase (MELK) as a therapeutic target in castration-resistant prostate cancer prostate cancer, cancer stem cells, androgen receptor, enzalutamide, therapeutic resistance Vancouver
Dvorak, Jennifer Dr. Robert Stenstrom, Department of Emergency Medicine A randomized control trial of C-reactive protein measurement on ordering of blood cultures in emergency department patients with sepsis sepsis, CRP, blood cultures, emergency department patients Vancouver
Edeer, Nazde Dr. Timothy Kieffer, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Reversing diabetes using an adeno-associated virus based gene therapy diabetes, gene-therapy, adeno-associated virus Vancouver
Fouladirad, Saman Dr. Todd Woodward, Department of Psychiatry The functional connectome: hallucinations Schizophrenia; fMRI; Hallucinations; functional connectivity; cognitive neuroscience\n Vancouver
Freeman, Kyla Dr. Jeremy Penner, Department of Family Practice A train-the-trainer approach to mental health community education: Assessing community mental health knowledge resulting from information disseminated by trained community health workers in Kisumu, Kenya Mental Health, Continuous Community Education, Rural & Global Health, Integrative Care, Collaboration Kisumu, Kenya
Gao, Tina Dr. Videsh Kapoor, Department of Family Practice Diva Cup vs. Afripad: Finding sustainable solutions in menstrual hygiene management in Spiti Valley, India Menstrual Hygiene, Women's Health, Global, Sustainability, Qualitative International - India
Geddes, Alexa Dr. Quynh Doan, Department of Pediatrics Evaluation of MyHEARTSMAP, a self-reporting youth mental health assessment and management tool Mental health, Screening tool, Measure evaluation, Pediatrics, Emergency medicine Vancouver
Ghadiry-Tavi, Rouzbeh Dr. Kevin Harris, Department of Pediatrics Association between objectively measured physical activity and heart function in children with congenital heart disease (CHD) congenital heart disease, physical activity, pediatrics, heart function, echocardiography Vancouver
Ghaseminejad Tafreshi , Amirfarhad (Farhad) Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez , Department of Psychiatry Structural changes in the human hippocampus in patients with major depressive disorder treated with transcranial magnetic stimulation Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Hippocampus, Structural Analysis Vancouver
Greening, Kendall Dr. Wilfred Jefferies, Department of Medical Genetics Optimizing growth of ILC2 cells in vitro Type 2 innate lymphocyte; growth medium; primary cell; tissue culture; flow cytometry Vancouver
Guo, Michael Dr. Mahyar Etminan, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Risk of intraocular hemmorhage with new oral anticoagulants: A case-control study New oral anticoagulants, intraocular hemorrhage, epidemiologic study. Vancouver
Gupta, Akash Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff, Department of Surgery Determining if a novel model of demyelination-induced axon damage can be used to identify mechanisms of axon degeneration in multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis, axon degeneration, cerebellar slice culture, myelin, Cre-loxP Vancouver
Gusti, Vionarica Dr. Chantal Leger, Department of Medicine Hematologic malignancies and the travel burden of treatment Hematologic malignancies. Outpatient treatment. Travel distance. Travel burden of treatment. Sustainable high-quality health care delivery. Vancouver
Hamidizadeh, Ramin Dr. York Hsiang, Department of Surgery Perioperative evaluation of peripheral vascular flow using bedside toe pressure waveform Ankle-brachial index (ABI), Vascular surgery, Toe pressure, Patency, Angioplasty Vancouver
Hosseini, Sayed Farshad Dr. Shannon Jackson, Department of Medicine A review of surgical complications, factor utilization and functional outcomes among patients with hemophilia in BC and the Yukon who have undergone orthopedic surgery Hemophilia, Surgical, factor, outcome, orthopedic Vancouver
Hu, Xun Yang (Leo) Dr. Bradley Quon, Department of Medicine Blood biomarkers and clinical predictors of accelerated bone loss in adults with cystic fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis, Bone Mineral Density, Pulmonary Exacerbations, Biomarkers Vancouver
Huang, Wei (Vivian) Dr. Elizabeth Rideout, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences The role of lipid accumulation in sex differences in lifespan Lipids, Drosophila, Lifespan, Metabolism, Sex-differences Vancouver
Kalra, Gunisha Dr. Nichole Fairbrother, Department of Psychiatry Childbirth Fear Study: the validity of the Childbirth Fear Questionnaire as a screening tool for specific phobia of childbirth Childbrith fear, Measure development, Mental health diagnosis, Birth, Maternal Anxiety Vancouver
Kim, Jowon (Laura) Dr. Martin McKeown , Department of Medicine Medication compliance in Parkinson's disease patients using sensor-embedded smart pillboxes Parkinson’s disease, medication compliance, L-dopa, disease education Vancouver
Kluftinger, Emily Dr. Sara Taylor, Department of Medicine Feasibility of implementing a web-based patient follow-up platform into the BC Cancer Agency for improving quality of life care and research Quality of Life, Cancer, Online Platform, Health Informatics, Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) Kelowna
Kore, Stephanie Dr. Lorienne Jenstad, Department of Audiology & Speech Sciences Scoping review of the physician’s role in adults’ access to hearing health services Audiology, physicians, hearing health, scoping review, adult Vancouver
Kugathasan, Laveniya Dr. Deborah Giaschi, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Validation of the quick contrast sensitivity test in children and adults with amblyopia amblyopia; visual development; visual assessment; contrast sensitivity Vancouver
Lam, Sze Tung (Joyce) Dr. Ian Scott, Department of Family Practice Optimizing the pedagogical benefits of testing in medicine Test-enhanced learning, undergraduate MD, tranfer of concepts, teaching and learning Vancouver
Leduc-Robert, Genevieve Dr. Regina Renner, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Mifepristone implementation research in Canada health policy research, medical abortion, mifepristone, facilitators, barriers Vancouver
Lee, Carolyn Dr. Jacqueline Saw, Department of Medicine Identifying the significance of the three major types of spontaneous coronary artery dissection SCAD, cardiology, dissection, longitudinal, clinical Vancouver
Lee, David Dr. Derry Dance, Department of Medicine Evaluation of a post-concussion stratification model toward improved patient recovery Post- concussion syndrome, concussion, risk factors, clinical prediction tool, quality improvement Vancouver
Lee, Woo Seok Dr. Denise Daley , Department of Medicine Genome wide association study between copy number variations and peanut allergy peanut allergy, food allergy, genome-wide association study, genetics, copy number variations Vancouver
Leong, Sarah Dr. Stacy Elliott, Department of Psychiatry Motherhood after spinal cord injury: lactation, breastfeeding, and autonomic dysreflexia Autonomic dysreflexia, breastfeeding, spinal cord injury, quality of life, motherhood Vancouver
Leung, Wayne Dr. Osman Ipsiroglu, Department of Pediatrics Iron deficiency and sensitivity to psychotropic medications in children and adolescents: literature review and qualitative interviews Psychotropic medications, iron-deficiency, adverse drug reactions, mental health Vancouver
Li, Cheng (Kim) Dr. Titus Wong, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Using scent detection dogs to identify environmental reservoirs of Clostridium difficile in acute care facilities Clostridium difficile, Canine, Olfactory sensitivity, Vancouver
Lin, Xi (Nancy) Dr. Eric Jan, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Characterization of RNA modifying enzymes during ER stress in pancreatic beta-cells?? ER stress, diabetes, RNA, translation, pancreas Vancouver
Lo, Joanna Dr. Aziz Ghahary, Department of Surgery Combining liquid skin substitute with autologous mesh grafts accelerates wound healing andrehabilitation of large burn injuries Hydrogel, MeshFill, Meshed Grafts, Wound healing, Burn injuries, Full-thickness wounds Vancouver
Mann, Gurkiran Kaur (Kiran) Dr. Miriam Spering, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Visual and ocular motor dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease vision, eye movements, cerebral small vessel disease, stroke, neuroimaging Vancouver
Marleau, Samuel Dr. Jacqueline Trudeau, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics A prospective audit of 2-unit red blood cell transfusions at Vancouver General Hospital Blood transfusions, Choosing Wisely Canada, audit, quality improvement, patient safety Vancouver
McKenzie, Jordan Dr. Angela Lin, Department of Surgery Investigating computed tomography radiomic-based features for predicting radiation pneumonitis development Radiomics, Lung Cancer, Pneumonitis, Radiation, Computed Tomography (CT) Kelowna
Miller, Cameron Dr. Delbert Dorscheid, Department of Medicine Investigating a novel asthma phenotype of antigen independent IgE-mediated inflammation in the airway epithelium Asthma, IgE, Fc receptors, inflammation, airway epithelium Vancouver
Moor-Smith, Maxwell Dr. Marion Tipple, Department of Pediatrics Creatively addressing health education in Spiti Valley, India Health Education\nChildren\nSustainable\nGlobal Health\nQualitative\n International - India
Narayan, Shawna Dr. Nitasha Puri, Department of Family Practice Understanding alcohol use disorder among South Asians in Surrey, BC: A preliminary qualitative study alcohol use disorder, south asian, qualitative, surrey Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Ng, Benjamin Dr. Roy Purssell, Department of Emergency Medicine Prevalence of adverse outcomes of opioid overdoses in emergency departments Opioid, Fentanyl, Overdose, Adverse Effects, Emergency Vancouver
Ng, Bryan Dr. Helen Tremlett, Department of Medicine Antidepressant use during the multiple sclerosis prodrome Multiple Sclerosis, antidepressants, cohort, population-based data, prodromal Vancouver
Nguyen, Kevin Dr. Matthew Bennett, Department of Medicine ICD lead location and all-cause mortality Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator lead, heart, location, mortality Vancouver
Niu, Bonnie Dr. Dirk Lange, Department of Urologic Sciences Studying the role of urine composition on infection stone formation Urine composition, infection stone formation Vancouver
Norman, Stephanie Dr. Daniel Rapoport, Department of Urologic Sciences Botox treatment for the prevention of bladder-related autonomic dysreflexia following spinal cord injury Spinal cord injury, urinary bladder, autonomic dysreflexia, Botox intradetrusor injections, urodynamics Vancouver
Nouraei, Hirmand Dr. Nathaniel Hawkins, Department of Medicine Assessment of optimal heart rate correction for QT interval from cardiac electrophysiology studies QT hysteresis, QT/RR relationship, QT interval correction, electrophysiology, heart rate Vancouver
Oliveira, Caio Dr. Adrian Bak, Department of Medicine Investigation of cecal intubation rates and pain levels between water exchange and air insufflation flexible sigmoidoscopy: A randomised controlled trial Water exchange unsedated extended flexible sigmoidoscopy Kelowna
Pan, Xiayi (Kathy) Dr. May Sanaee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Surgical-site infection in vaginal surgery: A retrospective cohort study Infection prevention, vaginal surgery, povidone-iodine Vancouver
Rebchuk, Alexander Dr. Thalia Field, Department of Medicine Validation of a self-administered computer based test for evaluating cognitive impairment in young stroke patients Stroke, Young, Validation, Cognition, Automation Vancouver
Roda, Caleb Dr. Clare Beasley, Department of Psychiatry Antipsychotics and the immune system schizophrenia, antipsychotic, immune, inflammation Vancouver
Sable, Carly Dr. Rachel Murphy, Department of Population & Public Health Assessment of dietary intake in relation to longevity and healthy aging nutrition, healthy aging, public health, older adults, diet assessment Vancouver
Sandhu, Harvir Dr. Tricia Tang, Department of Medicine Project Bhangra: Drawing on cultural traditions to build lifelong exercise habits among South Asian children ages 8-12 at risk for developing type 2 diabetes intervention, physical activity, South Asian, Children, Diabetes Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Schuck, Nathan Dr. Lydia Chen, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences An investigation of retinal nerve fiber layer loss following surgery involving a retinal membrane peel macular hole, optical coherence tomography angiography, vitreoretinal surgery, epiretinal membrane, ischemia Vancouver
Shamatutu, Chris Dr. Ross Davidson, Department of Medicine Effects of exercise interventions on cardiovascular health of individuals with chronic spinal cord injury Cardiovascular Health Outcomes Improvements Education Vancouver
Shao, Michael Dr. Jonathon Leipsic, Department of Radiology Comprehensive exploration of plaque progression and its impact on clinical outcomes: Multi-center serial coronary computed tomography angiography study Atherosclerosis; Coronary Artery Disease; Computed Tomographic Angiography; Natural History; Risk Stratification Vancouver
Shih, James Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Exploring patient-perceived barriers to participating in mental health research involving biological specimens mental illness, Biobank, barriers, focus group Vancouver
Sidhu, Ravinder Dr. Elaine McKevitt, Department of Surgery Risk of malignancy with papillary neoplasms of the breast breast cancer, papillary neoplasm, core needle biopsy, high risk breast lesion, diagnosis Vancouver
Sidhu, Rawel Dr. Ehud Ur, Department of Medicine Impact of peer support on cardiovascular disease risk factors in South Asian Canadians: A cluster controlled trial type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, South Asians Vancouver
Singh, Harpreet Dr. Roy Jackson, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology The impact of surgical wait times on medical management of uterine fibroids Uterus, Fibroids, Surgical Intervention, Medical Management, Gynaecology Greater Vancouver - White Rock
Singh, Tanjot Dr. Christine Loock, Department of Pediatrics Surgery and society pediatric surgery, socio-economic status, vulnerable populations, improvement of care, childhood poverty Vancouver
Spouge, Rebecca Dr. Bruce Forster, Department of Radiology Determining the educational value of a radiological anatomy visualization table in the medical student anatomy curriculum anatomy, dissection, radiology, education Vancouver
Spoyalo, Karina Dr. Erika Henkelman, Department of Surgery A needs assessment of online video cleft lip and palate educational resources for families Parent education, cleft lip, cleft palate, YouTube, social media Vancouver
Stewart, Craig Dr. Catherine Pallen, Department of Pediatrics The role of PTP in central nervous system remyelination Multiple Sclerosis, pediatric leukodystrophies, remyelination, oligodendrocyte, differentiation Vancouver
Stewart, Jordan Dr. Sophia Wong, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Accelerated diagnostic protocol for rapid rule-out of acute myocardial infarction in the emergency department Acute myocardial infarction, accelerated diagnostic protocol, sensitive troponin assay, TIMI risk score Vancouver
Thejoe, Maichael Dr. Kishore Mulpuri, Department of Orthopaedics Assessing the need for orthopaedic follow-up in the management of pediatric fractures: A retrospective review pediatrics, orthopaedics, trauma, radiology, evidence-based-medicine Vancouver
Thurston, Alyssa Dr. Rosemin Kassam, Department of Population & Public Health Factors influencing households' treatment-seeking practices related to childhood malaria: a qualitative study in rural Uganda Global Health, child health, Africa, qualitative research, Malaria Vancouver
Tikhonova, Julia Dr. Tal Jarus, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy A call to action: what do medical learners with disabilities need to optimize their learning? Medical Learners, Disability, Accessibility, Accommodations, Equity Vancouver
Tong, Jeffery Dr. Jane Lea, Department of Surgery Cross-sectional survey of hearing loss and ear disease in a Canadian First Nations community hearing, ear, First Nations, access Vancouver
Tsang, Vivian Wai-Lum Dr. Kevin Eva, Department of Medicine Optimizing the pedagogical benefits of testing in medicine Test enhanced learning, undergraduate MD, tranfer of concepts, teaching and learning Vancouver
Van Esch, Kristen Dr. Stirling Bryan, Department of Population & Public Health Better contraceptive choices for marginalized women: Immediate vs. interval insertion of intrauterine contraception after second trimester abortion Clinical research, randomized controlled trial, second trimester abortion, intrauterine contraception, unintended pregnancy Vancouver
van Pel, Derek Michael Dr. Christian Naus, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Development of novel systems to model and prevent glioma invasion in 3D 3D bioprinting; stem cells; brain cancer; human glioma; tissue culture; drug discovery; gap junctions Vancouver
Wang, Lisa Dr. Raymond Lam, Department of Psychiatry Neurocognitive and clinical predictors of treatment response in major depressive disorder depression, neurocognition, functional outcomes, biomarkers Vancouver
Wang, Mannan Dr. Jean-Paul Collet, Department of Pediatrics Children with neurodevelopmental disabilities (NDD): Improving the operation of community-based physical activity programs to enhance child development and families resilience Children with Neurodevelopmental disability, Activity Theory, Physical Activity, child development, family social networks Greater Vancouver
Ward, Valerie Dr. Shannon Freeman, Department of School of Nursing, University of Northern British Columbia Exploring the role, place, feelings and experiences of hospice care workers in relation to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) Hospice care, medical assistance in dying, physician-assisted suicide, experiences, end-of-life care Prince George
Weng, Jian Dr. Simon Pimstone, Department of Medicine Study to Avoid Cardiovascular Events in British Columbia (SAVE BC) Genomewide Linkage Premature Cardiovascular Disease Vancouver
Williams, Alastair Dr. Edward Conway, Department of Medicine Evaluating the anti-inflammatory properties of the natural anticoagulant, thrombomodulin inflammation, coagulation, endothelial, recombinant expression system, cell culture, thrombomodulin Vancouver
Wong, Alexander Dr. Tom Blydt-Hansen, Department of Pediatrics Pharmacometabolomics of tacrolimus in pediatric kidney transplantation Adverse effect, transplant, immunosuppression, acute kidney injury Vancouver
Wong, Cole Dr. Brian Grunau, Department of Emergency Medicine Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest due to opioid overdose: what is the benefit of intra-arrest naloxone? cardiac arrest; opioid overdose; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; naloxone; resuscitation Vancouver
Wong, Julie Dr. Erik Skarsgard, Department of Surgery Quality improvement in pediatric appendectomies surgery, pediatric surgery, quality improvement, appendectomy, pediatric Vancouver
Xiong, Anqi (Angie) Dr. Karen Goddard, Department of Surgery Recall of adult childhood cancer survivors: assessment of health quality related quality of life and distress Childhood cancer, Late effects, Survivorship, Quality of life, Distress Vancouver
Xu, Qinyuan (Alis) Dr. Joanne Matsubara, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Using gene editing to understand Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Age-Related Macular Degeneration; CRISPR/Cas9 site directed mutagenesis; Inflammation; Complement factor H; Retinal pigment epithelial cells Vancouver
Yang, Bohan Hans (Bo) Dr. Brian Toyota, Department of Surgery Low grade Gliomas, natural history and response to treatment Gliomas, natural history, mutations, imaging, outcomes Vancouver
Yang, Fan Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew, Department of Surgery Glioblastoma multiforme (a high grade brain tumor) Internet information: an evaluation of the usage of internet resources by patients with glioblastoma multiforme and the quality of information available on the internet Glioblastoma multiforme, brain tumor, patient information, internet resources, evaluation tool Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Yang, Lulu Dr. Stephanie Fisher, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Evaluation of revised protocol for risk assessment, follow-up, and management of pregnancies of unknown location Early pregnancy assessment. Pregnancy of unknown location. Evaluation. Reduced follow-up. Vancouver
Ye, Vincent Dr. Ryojo Akagami, Department of Surgery Predicting shrinkage in sporadic Vestibular Schwannoma Neurosurgery, Vestibular Schwannoma, Shrinkage, Natural history, conservative management Vancouver
Yip, Ashley Dr. Allen Hayashi, Department of Surgery Does treatment with contralateral prophylactic mastectomy decrease rates of anxiety among breast cancer survivors? – a prospective cohort study breast cancer, surgical oncology, contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, anxiety, fear of recurrence Victoria
Young, Kendra Dr. Andrew M.W. Penn, Department of Island Health Translational research for the management of acute cerebrovascular syndrome (ACVS) in the Emergency Department: development of a biomarker and clinical decision support tool for rapid detection of mild stroke acute cerebrovascular syndrome, TIA, clinical decision rule, vascular imaging, patient outcomes Victoria
Young, Sympascho Dr. Ging-Yuek Robin Hsiung, Department of Medicine Association between genetic risk factors in small vessel ischemia and Alzheimer Disease Alzheimer Disease; genetic risk factors; cohort study; cerebrovascular disease; dementia Vancouver
Yuen, Yue (Kero) Dr. Cyrus Boelman, Department of Pediatrics Epilepsy genetics: from bench to bedside pediatric, neurology, epilepsy, genetics, whole exome sequencing Vancouver
Zhong, Ellia Dr. Kasmintan (Intan) Schrader, Department of Medical Genetics Characterization of clinical features associated with germline mutations identified through precision oncology Hereditary Cancer; germline; cancer susceptibility; genotype-phenotype Vancouver
Ziada, Adam Dr. Hélène Côté, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Mitochondrial DNA somatic point mutations in adult-onset progressive external ophtalmoplegia mtDNA mutations PEO muscle adult-onset Vancouver
Student Name Supervisor Name Project Title Keywords Project City/Region
Alexander, Cara Dr. Sarah Lucas, Department of Surgery The impact of coronary artery calcium on radiation induced cardiac toxicity in breast cancer survivors - a pilot study Radiotherapy, Cardiac Toxicity, Breast Cancer, Coronary Calcification, Coronary Artery Disease Kelowna
Angeles, Arkhjamil (Archie) Dr. Winson Cheung, Department of Medicine The utility of regorafenib therapy in a population-based cohort study of patients with unresectable or metastatic gastric cancer gastric cancer, metastasis, regorafenib, multi-kinase inhibitor, chemotherapy Vancouver
Arshad, Omair Dr. Helene Cote, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Characterizing the relative contribution of platelet-derived mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) on whole blood mtDNA content platelets, mitochondrial DNA, whole blood, peripheral blood mononuclear cells, qPCR Vancouver
Balce, Kristina Dr. Candice Murray, Department of Psychiatry Effects of low-dose versus normal-dose psychostimulants on attention and working memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD, psychostimulants, executive functions, dopamine, prefrontal cortex Vancouver
Bauer, Lee Dr. Paul Zehr, Department of Medicine Efficacy of spasticity management Spasticity, Stroke, Rehabilitation, Botulotoxin, passive movement, active movement Victoria
Bolouri, Kiarash Dr. Scott Alexander, Department of Physical Therapy Tendon adaptation in response to exercise - is there a role of ANGPTL4? exercise physiology, injury prevention, musculoskeletal, ANGPTL4, TGF-beta Vancouver
Byrne, Glynis Dr. Brian Bressler, Department of Medicine Prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease Anxiety, depression, inflammatory bowel disease Vancouver
Chan, Rayleigh Dr. Cynthia Verchere, Department of Surgery Outpatient sedated burn dressings at BC Children’s Hospital: a 10-year audit Sedation, Burn, Dressing, Outpatient, Safety Vancouver
Chaudhry, Ahsen Dr. Orson Moritz, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Optimization of CRISPR/Cas9-based gene knockout procedures for Xenopus laevis Genome manipulation, CRISPR/cas9, knockout, disease modeling, gene drive, retina Vancouver
Cheng, ZiJin (jasmine) Dr. Christopher Ryerson, Department of Medicine Prevalence, severity, predictors, and impact of cough in scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease Interstitial lung disease, cough, scleroderma, quality of life Vancouver
Ching, Ka Yee Joyce Dr. Paul Yong, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Predictors of quality-of-life in women with endometriosis endometriosis, pain, quality-of-life, pain catastrophizing, women's health Vancouver
Choi, Jung-In Dr. Robert Stenstrom, Department of Emergency Medicine A randomized controlled trial of C-reactive protein measurement on ordering of blood cultures in emergency department patients with sepsis Sepsis, biomarkers, C-reactive protein, blood cultures Vancouver
Chong, Louise Dr. Bradley Quon, Department of Medicine The progression of hypoglycaemia to cystic fibrosis-related diabetes Cystic fibrosis, diabetes, hypoglycaemia, co-morbidity, lung disease Vancouver
Cox, Megan Dr. Nichole Fairbrother, Department of Psychiatry Screening for the specific phobia, fear of childbirth, using the Childbirth Fear Questionnaire Childbirth fear / Measure development / Mental health diagnosis / Birth / Maternal anxiety Victoria
Das, Samarpita (Shyma) Dr. Basil Nasir, Department of Surgery Practice patterns of post-operative chest tube management among canadian thoracic surgeons Chest tube, lung cancer, population research, epidemiology, thoracic surgery, respiratory medicine Vancouver
Dhir, Arün Dr. William Honer, Department of Psychiatry The hotel project in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside: co-occurring psychosis, addiction and viral infection Addiction, Psychiatry, Neurology, Homelessness, Infection Vancouver
Dietz, Connor Dr. Jason Barton, Department of Medicine Demystifying aphantasia: understanding a world without visual imagery Imagery, blindness, neuroimaging, visual perception Vancouver
Dou, Rui Qi (Carol) Dr. John Esdaile, Department of Medicine Improving physical activity using an online monitoring tool: a new model of care for knee osteoarthritis osteoarthritis; physical activity; FitBit; lifestyle intervention; theory of planned behavior Greater Vancouver - Richmond
Drewbrook, Connie Dr. John Yee, Department of Surgery Predictors of air leak after pulmonary surgery: external validation of a pre-operative risk assessment tool Air leak, population research, epidemiology, thoracic surgery, respiratory medicine Vancouver
Edeer, Nazde Dr. Elizabeth Rideout, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Regulation of sex differences in lipid metabolism by ATGL lipase brummer Sex differences, lipid metabolism, starvation survival, ATGL lipase, Drosophila Vancouver
Emmott, Anthony Dr. Ben Chew, Department of Urologic Sciences Bacterial analysis of kidney stones removed by percutaneous nephrolithotomy kidney stone formation, bacteria, percutaneous nephrolithotomy Vancouver
Gill, Jasleen Dr. Sonia Singh, Department of Family Practice Assessing bone health in Canadians of South Asian ethnicity South Asians, osteoporosis, bone health, fracture, bone mineral density Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Gohari, Amir Dr. Louis Lefebvre, Department of Medical Genetics Analysis of imprinted regulation at the mouse Cpa4 gene Silver-Russell Syndrome, growth disorder, genomic imprinting, CPA4 gene, mouse model Vancouver
Golby, Riley Dr. Adam Lund, Department of Emergency Medicine Bridging the silos: teaching emergency management planning at mass gathering events through interactive tabletop exercises Mass Gathering Medicine; Mass Gathering Health; Sports Medicine; Medical Education; Emergency Management Greater Vancouver
Gong, Bo Dr. Savvas Nicolaou, Department of Radiology Dual Energy Computed Tomography (DECT) in gout, an international collaborative study Dual energy computed tomography (DECT), Gout, Diagnosis, Consensus, Diagnostic Radiology Vancouver
Gunawan, Evelyn Dr. Christopher Carlsten, Department of Medicine Asthma and environmental pollutants: assessing the impact of dibutyl phthalate on the structure and function of human airway environmental pollutants, phthalates, asthma, lung, immunology Vancouver
Guy, Andrew Dr. Hussein Kanji, Department of Medicine Development and implementation of a pre-hospital ultrasound curriculum for BC ambulance service critical care paramedics ultrasound, education, emergency medical services, prehospital, free open access medical education Vancouver
Hammond, Keely Dr. Kennard Tan , Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine The Impact of CPOE and Electronic Documentation – a Time and Motion (ICED-TM) Study Health informatics, efficiency, electronic health record, time-motion study, workflow analysis Victoria
Heron, Matthew Dr. Maryse Larouche, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology DEpression and Anxiety RElated to Surgical Treatment (DEAREST) Mental health, depression, anxiety, surgical outcomes Vancouver
Hoffer, Alexander (Alex) Dr. Darius Viskontas, Department of Orthopaedics Effect of patients' expectations on treatment outcomes in a surgical randomized controlled trial with a placebo arm Treatment expectations, Surgery, RCT, Placebo, Pain, Function International - UK
Hosseini, Mahshid Dr. Liu-Ambrose Teresa , Department of Physical Therapy Sleep and cognition in older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment Sleep, Cognitive Function, Older Adults, Actigraphy Vancouver
Hu, Vivien Dr. Donald Griesdale , Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Cerebral Oximetry to assess CErebral autoregulation in Hypoxemic Ischemic Brain Injury (COnCEpT – HIBI) Cardiac Arrest, Cerebral Autoregulation, Cerebral Oximetry, Hypoxemic Ischemic Brain Injury, Neurocritical Care Vancouver
Jackson, Emma Dr. Matthew Brendan Munn, Department of Emergency Medicine Do non-medical personnel at outdoor music events feel they are adequately prepared to identify and manage those in need of medical care? Mass Gathering, First Aid, Triage, Harm Reduction, Medical Care Interior BC - Salmo
Jew, Michael Dr. Vinay Dhingra, Department of Medicine Assessing adequacy of once daily dalteparin for vte prophylaxis in critically ill adult patients VTE prophylaxis, ICU, dalteparin, anti-Xa, critically ill Vancouver
Jiang, Andy Dr. Ian Pike, Department of Pediatrics The social and economic burden of poisonings in British Columbia Poisonings, Epidemiology, Drug Overdoses, Injury Prevention, Health Economics, Population Health Vancouver
Johar, Jasper Dr. Sam Wiseman, Department of Surgery Influence of age on clinicopathological prognosticators in differentiated thyroid cancer thyroid cancer, age, prognosis, papillary thyroid carcinoma, papillary thyroid microcarcinoma Vancouver
Kamal, Sepehr Dr. James D. Johnson, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Novel pathways in fatty acid-induced pancreatic beta-cell death beta-cell death; diabetes; high-throughput screening; lipotoxicity; paracrine signalling Vancouver
Kassam, Farah Dr. Ash Singhal, Department of Surgery Adult trauma team leader study Trauma team; Multidisciplinary; Leadership; Communication; Adult Care Vancouver
Kim, Clara (Namhee) Dr. Alasdair Barr, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Understanding persistent antipsychotic polypharmacy (AP): a prevalent practice without evidence Antipsychotic, Schizophrenia, Psychiatry Vancouver
Kim, Laura Dr. Eric Webber, Department of Surgery Evaluating the financial burden of clinical investigations on patients in Uganda Clinical Investigations, Sub-Saharan Africa, out-of-pocket Vancouver
Kwan, Winnie Dr. Christopher Ong, Department of Surgery Semaphorin 3C's role in prostate cancer disease and progression SEMA3C; TGFB2; prostate cancer Vancouver
Lau, Hoi Yan (Dorothy) Dr. Don Sin, Department of Medicine Using multi-omics to discover novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease multi-omics, genomics, microbiome, COPD, experimental Vancouver
Lee, Jenny Dr. Kurt Haas, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Effects of Autism-associated gene mutations on neural encoding Autism, brain development, imaging, neural encoding, computational neuroscience Vancouver
Leslie, Kelly Dr. Jeremy Penner, Department of Family Practice A sustainable, WHO-inspired, workshop-based approach to educating community health workers about mental health issues and care in Kisumu, Kenya Mental Health, Community Education, Rural & Global Health, Integrative Care, Collaboration International - Kenya
Lo, Cody Dr. Liam Brunham, Department of Medicine Determining the functional impact of specific gene variants associated with doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity (DIC) Pharmacogenomics, Drug Response, Cardiotoxicity, Genomics, Pharmacology Vancouver
Magrill, Jamie Dr. Jessica McAlpine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Proactive molecular-based classification tools to improve endometrial cancer management Endometrial cancer; molecular classifier; next-generation sequencing; prognostic models; improved diagnostic tools. Vancouver
Mak, William Dr. Amin Javer, Department of Surgery Intranasal retinoic acid treatment for patients with olfactory loss: a randomized controlled trial olfactory loss, intranasal Vitamin A, RCT, otolaryngology Vancouver
Maleki, Mona Dr. Roxana Geoffrion, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Mindful DESIRE (Determination of Experience of Sexual Improvement Related to trEatment) mindfulness; sex therapy; urinary incontinence Vancouver
Manhas, Domnick Dr. Sheona Mitchell-Foster , Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Exploring barrier to care for women with problematic substance use in pregnancy Aboriginal, Rural, Pregnancy, Barriers, Addictions Northern BC - Prince George Region
McGowan, Kayla Dr. Mary Connolly, Department of Pediatrics Quality of life and psychiatric comorbidity in pediatric Dravet population Dravet, epilepsy, pediatrics, QoL, ADHD Vancouver
Memar, Pouya Dr. Alan Bates, Department of Psychiatry Comforting, educating, and empowering family members of delirious patients delirium, consult-liaison psychiatry, communication, family caregivers, education Vancouver
Merali, Khalil Dr. Bedell Richard, Department of Family Practice A comparative study of a family planning program delivered through a clinic and community health workers in Uganda Family Planning; Global Health; Mixed Methods; Uganda; Sustainability International - Uganda
Mezei, Alexander (Alex) Dr. Kathy Jones, Department of Family Practice Assessment and management of anemia among children at Munsel-Ling Boarding School in the Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India Anemia, Micronutrient, Altitude, Spiti Valley, Greenhouse International - India
Miao, Yuyang (Ian) Dr. Gillian Lauder, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics A usability evaluation of Panda, a smartphone application designed to support post-operative pain management at home adolescent; child; pain measurement/methods; mobile heath; usability testing; Vancouver
Miller, Rebecca Dr. Bonita Sawatzky, Department of Orthopaedics Upper extremity function in individuals with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) arthrogryposis, surgery, upper extremity, quality of life Vancouver
Miller, Sally Dr. Anson Cheung, Department of Surgery Potential impact of implementing the DCD organ donation strategy for BC's cardiac transplant program Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiac Transplantation, DCD Organ Donation, Heart Failure Vancouver
Mitchell, Emma Dr. William MacEwan, Department of Psychiatry The hotel study in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: social support in co-occurring mental illness, addiction, and chronic disease addiction, psychiatry, social support, housing, infection Vancouver
Mittermaier, Katherine (Kate) Dr. Julianne van Schalkwyk, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Evaluation of a modified Sepsis in Obstetrics Score (SOS) in the setting of fever in labour (FIL) to determine risk of adverse maternal and fetal outcomes Maternal Sepsis, Intra-Amniotic Infection, Fever in Labour , Targeted antibiotic therapy , Sepsis in Obstetrics Score, Neonatal Complications Vancouver
Mlikotic, Rebecca Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe, Department of Surgery Modeling growth rates and distributions of breast cancer using computer aided detection on temporal sets of screening mammograms computer-aided detection software; tumour growth; breast cancer; natural history model; micro-simulation modeling Kelowna
Olsen, Janine Dr. Michael Humer, Department of Surgery Characterizing the lung cancer surgical time to care in the Interior Health thoracic group for quality improvement Lung Cancer, Thoracic Surgery, Health Equity, Surgical Wait Times Kelowna
Omid-Fard, Nima Dr. Jonathon Leipsic, Department of Radiology PREDICT: Predicting Rupture PronE Plaques in DIseased Coronary Arteries using Coronary CT myocardial infarction, coronary artery disease, adverse plaque characteristics, computed tomography, predictive model Vancouver
Panghali, Bhavanjit (Bhavan) Dr. Sara Taylor, Department of Medicine Feasibility of implementing a web-based patient follow-up platform into the BC Cancer Agency for improving quality of life care and research Quality of Life, Cancer, Online Platform, Health Informatics, Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) Kelowna
Peel, John Dr. Jacqueline Trudeau, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Optimization of transfusion-reducing treatments in the perioperative patient: a retrospective cohort study Perioperative Blood Management (PBM); Transfusion; Anaesthesia; Perioperative medicine Vancouver
Pourghadiri, Amir Dr. Aziz Ghahary, Department of Surgery Prevention of catheter-induced scarring by the use of kynurenine Fibroblasts, Kynurenine, Scarring nodules, Catheters, Silicone Vancouver
Pryma, Collin Dr. Gordon Francis, Department of Medicine Mechanism of impaired cholesterol removal from smooth muscle foam cells in atherosclerosis atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, smooth muscle cells, macrophages, cholesterol Vancouver
Renne, Bryan Dr. Paul Steinbok, Department of Surgery Mutism after posterior fossa tumor resection in children: a multicentered international retrospective study Cerebellar, Mutism, Posterior-fossa, Tumor, Hydrocephalus Vancouver
Renschler, Colby Dr. Jeff Brubacher, Department of Emergency Medicine Reporting unfit drivers: knowledge, attitudes, and practices of physicians in British Columbia “Fitness to drive”; “Mandatory reporting”; “Survey of Physicians”; “Knowledge and training”, “Legislation” Vancouver
Rizzuto, Michael Dr. Brian Kwon, Department of Orthopaedics Effect of injury severity on serum and cerebrospinal fluid miRNA expression profile after traumatic spinal cord injury in pigs SCI; miRNA; Porcine; Severity; CSF; Serum Vancouver
Ruiz-Romero, Ian Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, Department of Medicine Minocycline and autonomic function in SCI Minocycline, Spinal Cord Injury, Neuroprotection, Cardiovascular, Autonomic Vancouver
Samadyan, Negar Dr. Martin McKeown, Department of Medicine Sub-threshold noisy Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation (nGVS) as a potential treatment for postural instability and falling in Parkinson's Disease (PD) subjects Parkinson's Disease, Movement disorder, Falls, Gait, Electrical stimulation, Vancouver
Sarafis, Zoe Dr. Anibal Bohorquez, Department of Medicine Immunohistochemical assessment of protein markers associated with cerebrovascular fibrosis in spinal cord injury immunohistochemistry, spinal cord injury, cerebrovascular disease, profibrosis, neuroinflammation Vancouver
Sedgwick, Colin Dr. Andrew Penn, Department of Island Health Translational research for the management of acute cerebrovascular syndrome (ACVS) in the Emergency Department: Development of a Biomarker and Clinical Decision Support Tool for rapid detection of mild stroke Management of TIA/mild stroke in the ED setting, Development and testing of clinical decision support rule(s) for TIA/mild stroke, Evidence-based medicine, Reducing stroke burden: Patient outcomes at 90-day and 1 year follow-up, Learning the process, procedure and quality assurance framework for how research and clinical integration supports clinical documentation for algorithm/clinical decision rule development. Victoria
Shalansky, Rebecca Dr. Sue Pollock, Department of Population & Public Health Ecosystem health: the development of an ethical framework One Health, Ecosystem Health, Public Health, Ethics, Health Policy Kelowna and Nanaimo
Shariati, Helia Dr. David Moore, Department of Medicine Rates and determinants of smoking cessation among men who have sex with men in Vancouver Smoking, MSM, HIV, Cessation, Mental Health Vancouver
Stewart, Craig Dr. Catherine Pallen, Department of Pediatrics Role of PTPa-Fyn signaling in oligodendrocyte differentiation oligodendrocyte, differentiation, protein tyrosine phosphatase, signaling, myelination Vancouver
Suen, Yat Him Vincent Dr. Donna Lang, Department of Radiology Investigation of the prevalence of maternal obstetric complications in early psychosis Psychosis, Adolescent, Obstetric complications, Chart review Vancouver
Teng, Yu-Ching (Minnie) Dr. Sonia Yeung, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Cell culture and identification of ocular surface limbal stem cells for the treatment of age related macular degeneration stem cells; cell culture; ocular; markers; PCR Vancouver
Tsai, Hsing Keng (Catherine) Dr. Terry Phang, Department of Surgery Comparison of MR and endorectal ultrasound (ERUS) for imaging of rectal cancer Endorectal ultrasound, rectal cancer imaging, magnetic resonance imaging Vancouver
Ukalovic, Kresimir Dr. Joanne Matsubara, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Novel retinal biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Alzheimer's disease, screening, retina, amyloid-beta Vancouver
Wee, Tracee Mae Kriselda Dr. Heather Bray, Department of Radiology Selective screening ultrasound of infants with risk factors for developmental dysplasia of the hip - analysis of screening program at BC Children's Hospital developmental dysplasia of the hip; infants; screening; ultrasound; Vancouver
Wilson, Alexander Dr. Catherine Paramonoff, Department of Medicine Falls in the hospital: Who? When? Why? Rehabilitaiton, falls, inpatient, outpatient, autonomic dysfunction Vancouver
Wu, Yu (Yuhao) Dr. Patrick McLaughlin, Department of Radiology Predicting intra-abdominal fat volume: use of noninvasive measures to determine whether enteric contrast agents should be used for abdominal CT Intra-abdominal Fat, Non-invasive Parameters, Computed Tomography, Enteric Contrast, Bioelectric Impedance Analysis Vancouver
Xia, Anne Dr. Tricia Tang, Department of Medicine Relationship among diabetes self-management, diabetes distress and depression in Chinese adults with type 2 diabetes Diabetes management, Depression, Chinese-Canadians, Cultural facilitation Greater Vancouver - Richmond
Xie, Rongda (Ronald) Dr. Decheng Yang, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Functional roles of micrornas in coxsackievirus b3-induced myocarditis Viral myocarditis, microRNA, enterovirus, pathogenesis, signal transduction Vancouver
Xu, Yan Zhu (Gary) Dr. Shannon Jackson, Department of Medicine Clinical application of population pharmacokinetics models for individualized prophylactic treatment in patients with hemophilia Hemophilia, clinic research, pharmacokinetics, quality improvement Vancouver
Yan, Ryan Dr. Catherine Pang, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Cardiovascular changes in diabetes and the role of nitric oxide Diabetes, Nitric oxide, Rat, Glucose, Insulin Vancouver
Yan, Yi Xuan (Roxana) Dr. Delbert Dorscheid, Department of Medicine Characterization of IgE receptors (FcԑRI & FcԑRII) in the asthmatic airway epithelium airway epithelium, asthma, allergic inflammation, immunglobulin E, Fcԑ receptors Vancouver
Yang, Linda Dr. Robert Olson, Department of Surgery Evaluation of BC Cancer Agency’s prospective outcomes and support initiative patient-centered care, oncology, program evaluation, health initiative Vancouver and Prince George
Yao, Ren Jie (Robert) Dr. Margot Davis, Department of Medicine Early predictor risk factors for developing left ventricular dysfunction post adjuvant trastuzumab therapy in HER2+ breast cancer patients Trastuzumab, breast cancer, heart function Vancouver
Yau, Brandon Dr. Steve Morgan, Department of Population & Public Health Analysis of regulatory costs as a potential barrier to pharmaceutical markets worldwide Essential Medicines, Pharmaceutical policy, Regulatory barriers, Medicines, Liscencing Vancouver
Yen, Paul Dr. Cameron Verchere, Department of Surgery Preservation of pancreatic beta-cells via inhibition of islet amyloid formation Diabetes, Amyloid, Islet, Inhibitor, Islet Amyloid Polypeptide (IAPP) Vancouver
Yi, Grace Dr. Frederick Kozak, Department of Surgery Pediatric patients with cochlear implants: obstacles to full time utilization Cochlear Implant; Barriers to Care; Quality Assurance Vancouver
Yim, Jeffrey Dr. Simon Rabkin, Department of Medicine Evaluation of the impact of left ventricular mass on diastolic blood pressure targets in patients with coronary artery disease Clinical cardiovascular research; coronary blood flow, left ventricular mass; myocardial perfusion blood pressure Vancouver
Yiu, Jeffrey Dr. Todd Woodward, Department of Psychiatry The functional connectome: hallucinations schizophrenia, hallucinations, functional neuroimaging, cognition, statistical methodology Vancouver
Zerr, Kelly Dr. Adeera Levin, Department of Medicine A literature review to examine the affect of vitamin D supplementation on the cardiovascular health of Chronic Kidney Disease patients Chronic kidney disease, Vitamin D, supplementation, vascular health Vancouver
Zhang , Xin-Yue (Diana) Dr. Michael Cox, Department of Urologic Sciences Role of Ezh2 in development and metastais of prostate cancer in a TRAMP (transgenic adenocarcinoma of the mouse prostate) mice model Epigenetics, Ezh2, prostate cancer (PCa), metastasis, TRAMP, neuroendocrine Vancouver
Zhang, Christina Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew, Department of Surgery Lymphoma cancer internet patient information: a systematic evaluation of the quality of online resources for lymphoma patients and characterization of internet usage patterns Lymphoma, internet resources, patient education, patient information, evaluation tool Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Zhang, Jingfei Dr. Kendall Ho, Department of Emergency Medicine Understanding the perspectives of patients, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners and medical doctors for their need of an electronic communication tool for documentation and surveillance of concomitant TCM-prescription medication usage Traditional Chinese Medicine, adverse drug interactions, health app, medication surveillance Vancouver
Zhang, Linda Dr. Anita Palepu, Department of Medical Genetics Psychotropic medication use and residential stability among homeless and vulnerably housed adults in three Canadian cities Mental health, Vulnerable populations, Medication adherence, Health services accessibility, Housing stability Vancouver
Zhang, Tianmin (Tommy) Dr. Eric Accili, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Inhibition of sleep homeostasis by audiovisual input requires the HCN channel Sleep homeostasis, circadian rhythm, light, sound, fruit fly, HCN channel Vancouver
Zhang, Yu Han (Joyce) Dr. Pamela Hoodless, Department of Medical Genetics Mouse models of FOXO1 mutations identified in human lymphoma Lymphoma\nGenetic mouse models\nGenome sequencing\nMutations\nCancer Vancouver
Zhao, Kevin Dr. Desmond Nunez, Department of Surgery The impact of physician influence on hearing aid user satisfaction and retention hearing loss, hearing aid, physician influence, hearing aid satisfaction, hearing aid retention Vancouver
Student Name Supervisor Name Project Title Keywords Project City/Region
Adamson, Simon Dr. Stephan F van Eeden, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (AECOPD): circulating biomarkers to predict hospital length of stay (LOS) and readmission rates COPD, biomarkers, acute exacerbation, lung inflammation Vancouver
Agha, Arun Dr. Alan Bates, Department of Psychiatry Team-based therapy: can participation in team sport enhance the effectiveness of group therapy for mood and addictions? Street soccer, group-therapy, mental health, depression, physical health Vancouver
Amanian, Mohammad Ameen Dr. Amin Javer, Department of Surgery The safety of topical intranasal budesonide for chronic rhinosinusitis: a cross-sectional study Pharmacodynamics, Budesonide, Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Quality of Life, Safety Vancouver
Askari, Ayda Dr. Sonia Yeung, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Limbal stem cell culture for treatment of age related macular degeneration Limbal stem cells, culture, differentiation Vancouver
Azari-pour, Ali Dr. Decheng Yang, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Functional role of heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) in coxsackievirus-induced myocarditis Viral myocarditis, heat shock protein, enterovirus, pathogenesis, signal transduction Vancouver
Bakker, Dannika Dr. E. Paul Zehr, Island Medical Program, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Victoria Improving strength and functional ability in the more affected arm by training the less affected arm after stroke Neural plasticity, stroke, reflex, strength, crossed effect Victoria
Bedi, Harjot Dr. Pascal Lavoie, Department of Pediatrics Comparison of the fungal ecosystem – the ‘mycobiome’ – in preterm and term infants by analyzing Candidiasis infection as an outcome Neonates, fungal infection, Candidiasis, mycobiome, deep pyrosequencing Vancouver
Bhatla, Christopher Dr. Videsh Kapoor, Department of Family Practice Determining an optimal sanitation technology for a remote, high altitude Himalayan school Diarrheal disease, sanitation, safe water, health behaviour, waste recycling International - India
Botros, Sandra Dr. Randy Gascoyne, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Immunohistochemical correlates of a new molecular outcome predictor in follicular lymphoma Lymphoma, pathology, mutations, clinical correlates Vancouver
Braithwaite, Vivian Dr. Christopher Honey, Department of Surgery Deep brain stimlation for spasmodic dysphonia secondary to essential tremor brain, stimulation, spasmodic, dysphonia, tremor Vancouver
Buttar, Justin Dr. Gordon Francis, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Smooth muscle cell cholesterol metabolism in atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis, cholesterol, smooth muscle cell, foam cell, gene expression Vancouver
Cadenhead, Heather Dr. Joanne Matsubara, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences The role of the retinal pigment epithelial cell (RPE) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Retinal Pigment Epithelial cell (RPE) Vancouver
Cheng, Tsz Man Phoebe Dr. Angela Towle, Department of Medicine Development of patients as teachers patients as teachers, transformative learning, qualitative research, chronic illness, educational research Vancouver
Chiang, Tina Dr. Aaron MacInnes, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics The effectiveness of pain neurophysiology education (PNE) on catastrophizing thoughts, fear of movement, pain perception and stages of change chronic pain, pain neurophysiology education, disability scores Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Cua, Georgine Irisha Ngo Dr. Mohamed Bedaiwy, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Prediction of pregnancy outcome in couples with a history of recurrent pregnancy loss unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss, non-visualized pregnancy, chemical pregnancy, embryonic pregnancy, first trimester Vancouver
DeGroot, Lauren Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew, Department of Surgery Pancreatic cancer internet information: An evaluation of the usage of internet resources by patients with pancreatic cancer and the quality of information available on the internet. pancreatic cancer, patient information, internet resources, evaluation tool Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Duyvewaardt, Hannah Dr. Mike Ertel, Department of Emergency Medicine Does knowledge of the Canadian CT head rules affect the frequency of head CT's done in concussion patients presenting to the ED? Cat Scan, Concussion, Canadian CT Head Rules Kelowna
Emmott, Anthony Dr. Gillian Lauder, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Post-discharge audit of pain in children undergoing tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy Pain management, pediatric, tonsillectomy, post-discharge, audit Vancouver
Epp, Joyce Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe, Department of Surgery Populating an epidemiological model for breast cancer with systemic treatment costs in British Columbia breast cancer, microsimulation, systemic therapy, costing, model Kelowna
Frame, Jean Caitlin Dr. Michelle Butler, Department of Family Practice The current state of midwifery research in Canada Midwifery, pregnancy, normal birth, Canada, literature review Vancouver
Frew, Jonathan (Jon) Dr. Michael Cox, Department of Urologic Sciences Exploring the role of Ezh2 for prostate cancer cell plasticity required for metastasis and hormone therapy resistance epigenetics, neuroendocrine, prostate, cancer, metastasis Vancouver
Frohlich, Joshua Dr. David Sweet, Department of Emergency Medicine The timing of antibiotic therapy and its effect on blood culture results in patients affected by severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department Sepsis, Septic, Shock, Blood Cultures, Antibiotics, Microbiology Vancouver
Fung, Vincent Gar Cheung Dr. Richard Bedell, Department of Family Practice Evaluating factors influencing hand hygiene in health care providers before and after implementation of online (computer based) modules hand hygiene, education, global health, health, nutrition International - Uganda
Ghadiry-Tavi, Rouzbeh Dr. Manoj Raval, Department of Surgery Long term followup of intra-anal submucosal Solesta injection for fecal incontinence MeSH terms, fecal incontinence, hydrogels, NASHA-Dx copolymer Vancouver
Gibson, Jordan Dr. Margot Davis, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Impact of continuing vs. withholding trastuzumab therapy in breast cancer patients with treatment-emergent mild-to-moderate left ventricular dysfunction on cardiovascular and cancer outcomes Cardio-oncology, trastuzumab, breast cancer, cardiomyopathy, retrospective cohort study Vancouver
Gill, Talveen Dr. Nichole Fairbrother, Department of Psychiatry New mothers' thoughts of harm: prevalence and relation to OCD and child harm Postpartum harm thoughts, obsessive compulsive disorder, child abuse Victoria
Gitter, Taryn Dr. Winson Cheung, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Treatment-related toxicities in metastatic melanoma metastatic melanoma, toxicity, treatment, immunotherapy, targetted therapy Vancouver
Gu, Bobby Dr. Sean Barbour, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology Anti-GBM antibody IgG subtypes in atypical pulmonary-limited relapsing anti-GBM antibody disease. Anti-GBM IgG subtypes relapsing disease Vancouver
Guy, Andrew Dr. Hussein Kanji, Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care Clinical research ethics board approval, institutional approval, and design of an online database for patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ecmo, database, critical care, life support Greater Vancouver - New Westminster
Harrison, Sophia Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, School of Population & Public Health Experiencing indigenous well-being: researching and assessing the impacts on medical students of cultural learnings gained by being immersed in northern First Nations communities Community-based, First Nations health, self-reflection, northern care, Indigenous partnership Prince George
Hawkins, Connor Dr. Ging-Yuek Robin Hsiung, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology Role of TREM2 in predicting risk of progression in cognitively impaired subjects to Alzheimer's Disease and vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) Alzheimer's, Cerebrovascular, White matter disease, Genetics, TREM2 Vancouver
Ho, Germain (Chun-man) Dr. Desmond Nunez, Department of Surgery Development and application of an in-vitro porcine inner ear cell model ear, mitochondria, cell, RNA Vancouver
Ho, Jessica Dr. Tim Kieffer, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Investigating the contribution of glucagon suppression to the metabolic actions of leptin Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, glucose metabolism, leptin, glucagon receptor Vancouver
Hong, Andy Wing Keung Dr. Honglin Luo, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Role of Tar-DNA binding protein-43 in viral-Induced cardiomyopathy: similarity with neurodegenerative diseases Virology, Cardiomyopathy, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Proteinopathies, Aggregation Vancouver
Hossain, Nazia Dr. Doris Doudet, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology Autophagy inhibition in Parkinson's Disease Aging, Parkinson, animal model, autophagy, pathology Vancouver
Hsu, Janine Dr. Samaad Malik, Department of Surgery Does use of tristaple technology impact outcome for patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy? Clinical Outcomes, Complications, Quality Assurance, Retrospective Victoria
Huang, Shih-Chieh (Jack) Dr. Ralph Buttyan, Department of Urologic Sciences A new model of prostate cancer stem cell: validation of new markers and potential targets Prostate Cancer, Cancer Stem Cells, Markers, Potential Targets Vancouver
Jeffers, Mary Dr. Cyrus Boelman, Department of Pediatrics Eye-closure induced paroxysms on first EEG as diagnostic for eyelid myoclonia with absences and pharmacoresistant epilepsy Eye-closure induced paroxysms, eylid myoclonia with absence, childhood absence epilepsy, EEG, Vancouver
Jermilova , Una Dr. Pascal Bernatchez, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics A game-changing observation: high cholesterol is responsible for the loss of muscle function in muscular dystrophy Dysferlin, muscular dystrophy, cholesterol, mouse Vancouver
Jin, Chi (Lisa) Dr. Frederick K. Kozak, Department of Surgery Vaccination status of pediatric patients with cochlear implant pre- and post-surgery: have we improved? Cochlear Implant, Vaccination, Meningitis, Risk Reduction, Quality Assurance Vancouver
Jutras, Marc Dr. Islam Mohamed, Department of Surgery Development of ultra-high resolution CT for differential diagnosis of lung nodules found using low dose CT lung cancer, micro-computed tomography, CT screening, differential diagnosis, early detection Kelowna
Kennedy, Christine Dr. Nadine Caron, Department of Surgery The role of family physicians with enhanced surgical skills in northern British Columbia Northern, Rural, Surgery, Health Services Northern BC - Prince George region
Lai, Chun Man (Simon) Dr. Corinne Hohl, Department of Emergency Medicine Incidence of clinically relevant medication discrepancies after implementation of an electronic medication reconciliation process medication reconciliation, adverse drug events, best possible medication history Vancouver
Lee, David Dr. Heather Robertson, Department of Psychiatry Review of ECT service and treatment delivery at two major academic hospitals in Vancouver electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), chart reviews, health services, depression, bipolar disorder, outcome Vancouver
Lee, Jong Wook (John) Dr. Jeffery Ludemann, Department of Surgery Cytokine profiling in pediatric laryngeal diseases (Pilot Study) Otolaryngology, Pediatric surgery, Laryngomalacia, Cytokine profiling, Inflammation Vancouver
Li, Hang (Kelly) Dr. Daniel Renouf, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Exploring the rates of long-term cardiotoxicity associated with targeted or biologic cancer therapy Targeted cancer therapy, cardiotoxicity, long-term outcome, small molecule inhibitors, biologics Vancouver
Li, Lingge Dr. Roxana Geoffrion, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Setting a pass-fail score for 3 vaginal surgery teaching models Medical education, surgery, model validation, vaginal procedures, low fidelity simulation Vancouver
Lim, Anita Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff, Department of Surgery The role of the critical myelination gene, Myrf, on the anatomical repair in a rodent model of multiple sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis, Myelin, Oligodendrocyte, Confocal Microscopy, Transgenic Mice Vancouver
Lin, Su Dr. Carl Birmingham , Department of Psychiatry Pilot study on the neural activities in male patients with anorexia nervosa using LORETA scans anorexia nervosa, LORETA scan, males, neural activities, gender comparison Vancouver
Lobo, Akshay Dr. Pearce Wilcox, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology An evaluation of the impact of home IV referral process time to seamless discharge for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients admitted to St. Paul's Hospital. quality improvement, health services, home IV, hospital discharge Vancouver
Louie, Michael Dr. Mark Hull, Department of Medicine, Division of AIDS Assessment of the feasibility of using rapid oral Fluid testing for the diagnosis of Hepatitis C (HCV) among inner-city residents in Vancouver's downtown eastside Hepatitis C, point of care test, Oral Fluid Test, people who inject drugs Vancouver
Lu, Eric Dr. Chun Seow, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Elucidation of smoothelin function in airway smooth muscle Smoothelin, siRNA knockdown,smooth muscle, cytoskeleton, asthma Vancouver
Lucey, Megan Dr. Raymond Lam, Department of Psychiatry Neurocognitive function and work productivity in clinical depression depression, cognition, occupational functioning, outcomes, psychopharmacology Vancouver
Maccan, Angela Dr. Robin Evans, Department of Surgery The epidemiology of burns in Uganda: a community-based survey Burn-incidence, Epidemiology, Survey, Community-Based, Uganda International - Uganda
Mahal, Daljeet Dr. Richard Lester, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases A qualitative investigation of participant experiences with mobile phone text-messaging to improve completion of latent tuberculosis infection treatment Latent Tuberculosis Mobile Phones Text-Messaging Vancouver
Marguerie, Monique Dr. D Douglas Cochrane, Department of Surgery Ventricular shunting for hydrocephalus: a review of shunt failures within 30 days Hydrocephalus, VP Shunt, ventriculomegaly, shunt valve, pediatric, Vancouver
Masoudi, Matthew Dr. Sam Wiseman, Department of Surgery Primary hyperparathyroidism survey study Parathyroid, Hyperparathyroidism, Primary Hyperparathyroidism, Endocrine Vancouver
Milosevic, Elizabeth Dr. Kristin Campbell, Department of Physical Therapy The impact of acute aerobic exercise on cognitive function in breast cancer survivors with chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment Breast cancer, chemotherapy, cognition, acute aerobic exercise Vancouver
Monga , Purujeet Dr. Janel Kopp, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Role of GNAS mutations during the initiation of Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreas, Initiating Mutations Vancouver
Murad, Yousif Dr. Michael Humer, Department of Surgery Characterizing the lung cancer surgical time to care in the interior health thoracic group for quality improvement lung cancer, wait times, surgery, quality improvement, pathway Kelowna
Nouraei, Hirmand Dr. Bonita Sawatzky, Department of Orthopaedics Energy expenditure of innovative propulsion technique using rowheels Wheelchair propulsion, biomechanics, energy expenditure Vancouver
Osiowy, Montana Dr. Russell Callaghan, Department of Psychiatry Comparative trajectories of acute myocardial infarction among individuals with methamphetamine- or cocaine-use disorders: a population-based study methamphetamine, cocaine, acute myocardial infarction (AMI) Prince George
Pakdel Sefidgar, Amir Reza (Amirreza) Dr. Eitan Prisman, Department of Surgery A computational approach for patient-specific reconstruction of osseous defects in oro-facial cancers oral cancers, computational pre-operative planning, facial reconstruction, bony grafts, bony resections Vancouver
Parker, Ryan (Quinn) Dr. Brian Toyota, Department of Surgery Predictive markers for malignant brain tumors glioblastoma, neuropathology, neuro-oncology, markers, histology Vancouver
Parvand, Mahraz Dr. Tara Sedlak, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Yield of cardiac MRI in patients with acute coronary syndrome but no obstructive coronary artery disease on angiogram Cardiac MRI, Obstructive coronary artery disease, Acute coronary syndrome, Troponin rise, Etiology Vancouver
Peel, John Dr. Adrienne Melck, Department of Surgery Same-day discharge after minimally invasive parathyroidectomy is safe Surgery, safety, guideline, parathyroidectomy, discharging Vancouver
Phillips, James (Jamie) Dr. Tim Lee, Department of Dermatology & Skin Science Optical determinants between neoplastic lesions and normal skin – A study towards monitoring the outcome of skin cancer therapy skin cancer, treatment progress monitoring, non-invasive methods, bio-optics, statistical modeling Vancouver
Rabu, Gabrielle Dr. Connie Eaves, Department of Medical Genetics Single cell analysis of epigenetic regulators in primitive normal and leukemic blood cell precursors Blood stem cells, epigenetic regulators, flow cytometry, differentiatio,/ leukemia Vancouver
Rajapakshe, Shan Dr. Chris Baliski, Department of Surgery Development of a British Columbia surgical oncology outcomes database Surgical Oncology, Outcomes Research, Health Informatics, Database, Data linkage Kelowna
Rasool, Alysha Dr. Amin Javer, Department of Surgery Evaluating the Safety of Intranasal Budesonide: A Systematic Review Budesonide, Systematic Review, Safety, Quality of Life, Pharmacology Vancouver
Ribeiro, Amanda Dr. Mark Hill, Department of Surgery Usability testing of the burn survival kit with healthcare providers in Uganda Burns, Pediatrics, Global Health, Uganda, Burn Kit International - Uganda
Roberts, James Dr. Bradley Quon, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology Characterizing the evolution of respiratory symptoms, lung function, and serum C-reactive protein levels during the treatment of CF pulmonary exacerbations cystic fibrosis, biomarkers, inflammation Vancouver
Roller, Janine Dr. Douglas Courtemanche, Department of Surgery Ideal tools for patient reported outcome measurements (PROMs). Systematic review. Systematic Review, Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), Physician-reported outcomes Vancouver
Roughead, Taren Dr. Alana Flexman, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Subjective risk perception of perioperative stroke in non-neurological and non-cardiac surgical patients Perioperative stroke, risk perception, anesthesiology Vancouver
Rummell, Sonja Dr. Winson Cheung, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Trends in discussions and enrollment of elderly individuals in oncology clinical trials Elderly, health services accessibility, clinical trials, patient selection, age factors Vancouver
Saran, Mandeep Dr. Bradley Quon, Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology A single-centre evaluation of the effectiveness of nebulized aztreonam (Cayston) on pulmonary exacerbation rates and health care utilization in adults with cystic fibrosis cystic fibrosis, pulmonary exacerbations, health care utilization, inhaled antibiotics Vancouver
Schmitt, Toby Dr. Clare Beasley, Department of Psychiatry Is schizophrenia associated with changes in SNARE protein levels? Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Brain, Antipsychotics, Proteins Vancouver
Siu, Jacqueline Dr. Neil Cashman, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology Creating a universal fluorescent reporter of SOD-1 misfolding propagated protein misfolding, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) Vancouver
Smith, Brenden Dr. Kathy Jones, Department of Family Practice Reducing the morbidity of diarrheal disease in a remote Himalayan school through the development of a targeted health curriculum. Diarrheal disease, hand washing, sanitation, safe water, rural community, GPS, behaviour, International - Indai
Smyth, Matthew Dr. Kevan Jacobson, Department of Pediatrics A qualitative and quantitative review of the new self assessment tool used to assess disease activity and psychosocial burden of disease in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease at BC Children's Hospital Gastroenterology, IBD, Quality of Life, Vancouver
Stanar, Paloma Dr. Orson Moritz, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Development of an X. laevis model of autosomal recessive cone-rod dystrophy due to mutations in the prcad-21 gene Retina, membranes, gene knockout, CRISPR, cas9, cadherin. Vancouver
Stedford, Adrienne Dr. Robert Olson, Department of Surgery Impact of knowledge translation regarding radiotherapy prescribing practices on actual prescribing practices clinical audit, evidence based medicine, radiotherapy, breast cancer Prince George
Steels, Erika Dr. William Honer, Department of Psychiatry The hotel project in Vancouver's downtown eastside: co-occurring psychosis, addiction and viral infection Addiction, Psychosis, MRI, Cognition, Infection Vancouver
Tabeshi, Rayumand (Raymond) Dr. Quynh Doan, Department of Pediatrics Using the PRAM score, how soon after treatment for asthma can a child be safely discharged home? Emergency, asthma, PRAM, pediatrics Vancouver
Thakore, Suhani Dr. Stirling Bryan, School of Population & Public Health Contraception access research team - contraception cost-effectiveness modelling population-based survey, cost-effectiveness modelling, sexual health, contraception, universal subsidy Vancouver
Toh, Nathan Dr. Stefan Grzybowski, Department of Family Practice Sustaining rural health services: an analysis of clinical telehealth initiatives and the sustainability of rural maternity, emergency, and surgical services Rural health, gap analysis, clinical telehealth, maternity services, emergency services Vancouver
Tong, Jeffery Dr. Simon Rabkin, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Determinants of expansion of thoracic aortic aneurysms Cardiovascular disease, Thoracic aortic aneurysm, Hypertension, Biomarkers Vancouver
Tsai, Veronica (Ronnie) Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Department of Physical Therapy Vitality study Stroke, Dementia, Cognitive Function, Exercise, Social Interaction Vancouver
Tsang, Vivian Dr. Richard Wassersug, Department of Urologic Sciences How does androgen deprivation affect where men look and how their pupils respond when they view images of women? eye tracking, androgen deprivation, prostate cancer, vision, testosterone, libido Vancouver
Tse, Lurdes Dr. Carole Richford, Department of Psychiatry The delirium diary: an intervention involving family members in the care of patients with delirium Delirium, family, patient-centered care, pilot project Vancouver
Van Ommen, Clara Dr. Ali Eslami, Department of Psychiatry Trends in Psychiatric Seasonal Emergency Admission (TIPSEA) Child, Psychiatry, Emergency, Internalizing, Disorder Vancouver
Vandenberg, Chelsea Dr. Samaad Malik, Department of Surgery Incidence of symptomatic bowel obstructions/incisional hernias post laparoscopic co lo rectal surgery: does laparoscopic surgery decrease the incidence of postoperative adhesions and its sequelae? Laparoscopic surgery, clinical outcomes, quality assurance, complications, retrospective Victoria
Wafler, John (Michael) Dr. Gary O'Connor, Department of Orthopaedics Review of analgesia after join replacement surgery at Kelowna General Hospital recovery arthroplasty spinal anesthetic morphine Kelowna
Wang, Xuan (Linda) Dr. P Terry Phang, Department of Surgery Evaluating quality of life after rectal cancer treatment colorectal cancer, quality of life, surgery, radiation, treatment Vancouver
Webster, Devon Dr. Jeremy Penner, Department of Family Practice A rural community focus group-based approach to understanding mental health issues and care in Kit Mikayi, Kenya. Mental Health, Community Voice, Rural Health, Integrative Care, Collaboration International - Kenya
White, Melissa (Sydney) Dr. Matthew Brendan Munn, Department of Family Practice Does the presence of on-site medical services at electronic dance music events enable high risk behaviour? mass gathering, electronic dance music event, harm reduction, emergency response, prehospital Kelowna
Wierks, Nicole Dr. Jugpal Arneja, Department of Surgery Reconstructing journal club: designing and evaluating the journal club checklist Journal Club, checklist, critical appraisal. Vancouver
Wong, Alexander Dr. Alan So, Department of Urologic Sciences Reelin and Netrin-1 as key players in the development of sunitinib resistance in renal cell carcinoma malignancy, metastasis, angiogenesis, resistance, chemotherapy Vancouver
Wong, Alexander Dr. Eric Accili, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Control of wildtype and mutant pacemaker channel opening by analogs of cyclic AMP Vancouver
Wong, Carmen Dr. Wendy Norman, Department of Family Practice Evidence-informed family planning policy and practice to improve health and health equity Healthy inequity, family planning, knowledge translation Vancouver
Wong, Eric Che Wai Dr. Laura Nimmon, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy Negotiating power on the healthcare team: perspectives from COPD patients qualitative research, patient-centered care, interprofessional coordination and communication Vancouver
Wong, Johnny Tze Chun Dr. Janet Mah, Department of Psychiatry ALERT Program for self-regulation for kids with ADHD and sensory processing difficulties ADHD, Sensory Processing, Self-Regulation, Intervention, Randomized Control Trial Vancouver
Xiong, Anqi Dr. Konia Trouton, Department of Family Practice Better contraceptive choices for marginalized women: immediate vs. interval insertion of intrauterine contraception after second trimester abortion Clinical research, randomized controlled trial, contraception, women's health, interprofessional team Vancouver
Yang, Cathevine Dr. York Hsiang, Department of Surgery Comparison of clinical outcome and hemodynamic stability between DRIL and RUDI in the treatment of dialysis-associated steal syndrome. kidney failure, renal replacement therapy, hemodialysis, arteriovenous fistula, arterial steal syndrome Vancouver
Yang, Fan Dr. Howard Lim, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Predictors of attrition in the treatment of lung cancer Lung cancer, Treatment attrition, Chemotherapy, Toxicities, Patient Preferences Vancouver
Yang, Shun Wei (Julia) Dr. Don Sin, Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Division The bacterial microbiome of gut, lung, and blood after H1N1 Influenza virus infection in mice with and without house dust mite exposure Bacterial Microbiome, H1N1, house dust mite Vancouver
Yao, Jennifer Dr. Lori Brotto, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology The impact of treatment confidence on the efficacy of multidisciplinary treatment for provoked vestibulodynia provoked vestibulodynia, treatment confidence, expectations, vulvodynia, multidisciplinary care Vancouver
Ye, Vincent Dr. Ryojo Akagami, Department of Surgery Perioperative quality of life in patients with Cushing's disease Neurosurgery, Quality of life, Cushing's Disease, Pituitary adenoma, SF-36 Vancouver
Zareyan, Shahab Dr. Adele Diamond, Department of Psychiatry Effects of low-dose versus normal-dose methylphenidate on executive functions in children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) prefrontal cortex, dopamine, executive functions (EFs), ADHD, treatment study, clinical research Vancouver
Zhang, Angela Dr. Deborah Giaschi, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Interventions for dyslexia: effectiveness and neurological correlates children, reading, dyslexia, intervention, neuroimaging Vancouver
Zheng, Boyuan Dr. Andrew Campbell, Department of Surgery Long and short term outcome following renal transplantation: the predictive value of perioperative variables in a pediatric population kidney, renal graft, transplant, hemodynamic factors, chronic kidney disease, pediatric, surgery Vancouver
Zhou, Jin Sheng (Jason) Dr. Yossef Av-Gay, Department of Medicine, Division of Immunity and Infection Research Centre Detection of the pathogenicity factor PtpA in Mycobacterium bovis BCG Pathogenicity, Tuberculosis, PtpA, attenuation, drug development Vancouver
Student Name Supervisor Name Project Title Keywords Project City/Region
Akyurekli, Celine Dr. Charlotte Jones, Department of Medicine Seniors’ Move it! & Mingle and Walking Incentive Board: Improving physical activity and overcoming loneliness/social isolation in seniors Loneliness, isolation, physical activity, seniors, socialization Kelowna
Baldwin, Sarah Dr. Sheila Au, Department of Dermatology & Skin Science Retrospective review of skin cancer post transplant screening clinic (SCREEN Clinic) skin cancer, post-transplant patients, screening, prevention, immunosuppression Vancouver
Baumann, Brett Dr. Caroline Quartly, Department of Island Medical Program Botox treatment in adult patients with post-stroke lower limb spasticity (an international multi-center trial, phase 3 study with part I: double blind randomized parallel placebo control; and part II open-label) comprehensive exposure; hands-on participation; clinical research; barriers and opportunities: GCP certification Victoria
Bhatla, Jennifer (Jenn) Dr. Videsh Kapoor, Department of Family Practice Using GPS mapping in combination with direct observation to assess health behaviours in a remote Himalayan school after introducing a new safe water system Diarrheal disease, hand washing, sanitation, safe water, rural community, GPS, behaviour International - India
Bowie, Drew Dr. Sarah Gray, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences The role of PACAP in adaptive thermogenesis obesity, energy balance, thermoregulation, neuropeptide, metabolism Prince George
Brown Bentley, Tlell Dr. Marion Tipple, Department of Pediatrics Assessment of diarrheal rates and sanitation practices in a population of children in the Indian Himalayas: a student-led initiative program evaluation, diarrheal incidence, safe water, hand-washing International - India
Carr, Michael Dr. Cheryl Wellington, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Does prior prolonged anabolic steroid exposure affect traumatic brain injury outcome? traumatic brain injury, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, anabolic steroids, concussion, football Vancouver
Chahal, Barinder Dr. Deborah Giaschi, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Using depth perception to treat visual disorders vision, strabismus, 3D perception, surgical outcomes, development Vancouver
Chan, Benjamin (Ben) Dr. Aziz Ghahary, Department of Surgery Evaluating the quality assurance measures for a bio-hybrid scaffold system, optimizing its fabrication, and preparing it for submission to regulatory bodies and future clinical use skin-scaffold, nanofibres, wound healing, burn care, quality assurance, commercialization Vancouver
Chan, Yui Ling Elaine Dr. S. Evelyn Stewart, Department of Psychiatry Neural correlates in childhood-onset obsessive compulsive disorder (CO-OCD) obsessive-compulsive disorder, neurocognition, genetics, endophenotype, pediatric Vancouver
Chatha, Sandeep Dr. Wendy Norman, Department of Family Practice Better contraceptive choices for marginalized women: immediate vs. interval insertion of intrauterine contraception after second trimester abortion Clinical research, randomized controlled trial, contraception, women's health, interdisciplinary team Vancouver
Chehroudi, Ali Cyrus Dr. Bruce Verchere, Department of Surgery Role of interleukin-1ß in islet amyloid polypeptide processing and amyloid formation Diabetes, amyloid, inflammation, interleukin-1ß Vancouver
Chen, Henry Chieh-Heng Dr. N. Kevin Wade, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Glaucoma, a chronic disease: implementing national strategy guidelines Glaucoma, technology, management, guidelines, prospective study Vancouver
Cheng, Angela Dr. Blake Gilks, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine A clinical and immunohistochemical comparison between HPV-positive and HPV-negative vulvar carcinomas Vulvar carcinoma, VIN, HPV, p16, prognosis Vancouver
Cheng, Xinbo (Justin) Dr. Simon Rabkin, Department of Medicine Understanding of inflammation in the pathophysiology of vascular disease Cardiology, hypertension, psoriasis, inflammation, and cytokines Vancouver
Cho, Hyokeun (Michael) Dr. Carl Brown, Department of Surgery Identifying both modifiable and non-modifiable predictors for anastomotic leak in patients having surgery for colon cancer Surgical Oncology Patient Data Review Vancouver
Cole, Alexandra (Ali) Dr. Jennifer Yao, Department of Medicine Effectiveness of intensive interdisciplinary outpatient rehabilitation as a model of rehabilitation service delivery Outpatient, rehabilitation, service delivery, functional outcome Vancouver
Collins, Annie Dr. Juanita Crook, Department of Surgery Comparison of rigid and deformable registration between prostate MRI and US for localization of the cancer within the prostate for the purposes of dose escalation using high dose rate brachytherapy prostate cancer, focal therapy, deformable image registration, High dose rate brachytherapy Kelowna
Cory, Julia Dr. Jordan Guenette, Department of Physical Therapy Sex differences in the qualitative dimensions of exertional dyspnea in healthy humans physiology, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, dyspnea, sex differences, expiratory flow limitation Vancouver
Cox, Adrian Dr. Andrew Penn, Department of Island Medical Program Reducing stroke burden with hospital-ready biomarker test for rapid TIA triage Stroke, Proteonomics, Biomarkers, TIA. Victoria
Dekker, Melissa Dr. Jennifer Grace, Department of Island Medical Program Audit of all strokes and transient ischemic attacks presenting to the emergency department at Campbell River Hospital Stroke, TIA, quality control, ordersets, best practice Vancouver Island - Campbell River
Fayowski, Cassandra (Cassie) Dr. Jeffery Brubacher, Department of Emergency Medicine Emergency department visits of older drivers for minor motor vehicle collisions Older drivers, emergency cares, injury profile Vancouver
Gao, Golden Dr. Peter Lennox, Department of Surgery Post-mastectomy irradiation in two-stage tissue expander/implant immediate breast reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix (ADM) mammaplasty, mastectomy, alloderm, patient outcome, retrospective studies Vancouver
Garber, Kathleen Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen, Department of Medicine Characterization of mixed alzheimer and vascular dementia Alzheimer's--vascular dementia--cognition--neuroimaging--biomarkers Prince George
Golbaz, Khashayar Dr. Clare Beasley, Department of Psychiatry Role of DISC-1 in axonal transport of mitochondria in individuals with bipolar disorder bipolar disorder, neuron, post-mortem, axon, mitochondria Vancouver
Guenther, Jeremy Dr. Kennard Tan, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Evaluation of sepsis diagnosis and outcomes at Island Health - a health informatics approach Sepsis, Informatics, Procalcitonin, Bacteremia, Epidemiology Victoria
Guo, Michael Dr. Bernard MacLeod, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics Time course of the novel analgesic isovaline Analgesia, pharmacokinetics, drug discovery, isovaline Vancouver
Han, Tony Dr. Cornelia Laule, Department of Radiology Effects of exercise on symptom severity in chronic schizophrenia MRI, Exercise, Mental Illness, Brain Vancouver
Hao, Elaine Dr. Kevin Harris, Department of Pediatrics Optical coherence tomography identifies coronary artery changes in pediatric transplant recipients Children, Intravascular Imaging, Cardiac Transplantation, Coronary Disease Vancouver
Harris Mccallum, Jessica (Jess) Dr. Hussein Kanji, Department of Emergency Medicine Evaluation of a 64-slice computed tomography protocol to clear cervical spinal injuries. Blunt trauma, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, critical care, emergency medicine Greater Vancouver - New Westminster
Haslock, Christine Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe, Department of Surgery Development of a lung cancer surgical outcomes database Lung Cancer, Thoracic Surgery, Surgical Outcomes, Health Service Disparities between Rural and Urban patients Kelowna
Heron, Ryan Dr. Brian Christie, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on neurite growth of cultured Neuro 2a stem cells using live-cell imaging neural stem cells, cell culture, omega-3 fatty acids, live-cell imaging, immunocytochemistry Victoria
Hoffer, Alexander (Alex) Dr. Steven Reynolds, Department of Medicine Serial ultrasonographic evaluation of diaphragm thickness during mechanical ventilation in ICU patients ICU, Critical Care, Ultrasound, Diaphragm, Ventilation Greater Vancouver - New Westminster
Hu, Angela Dr. Christopher Loewen, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Genome-wide identification of regulators of lipid kinases and lipid phosphatases using yeast Lipid signaling, genetic interactions, systems biology, phosphatidic acid Vancouver
Huang, Benjamin (Ben) Dr. David Sweet, Department of Emergency Medicine The effect of antibiotic administration on blood culture positivity in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock presenting to the emergency department: a prospective multicenter observational trial Sepsis, Septic Shock, Severe Sepsis, Blood Cultures, Antibiotics Vancouver
Hughes, Lauren Dr. Chris Baliski, Department of Surgery Influence of surgeon related factors on the provision of breast conserving surgery in British Columbia Quality care, Surgeon volume, Surgeon gender, Hospital volume, Breast conserving surgery Kelowna
Javer, Jamil Dr. Nadia Khan, Department of Medicine Ethnic differences in ACS management and health behaviors Acute Coronary Syndrome; Cohort Study; Cross-Cultural Competency; Patient Knowledge; Quantitative Research Vancouver
Jew, Michael Dr. Martin Hosking, Department of Pediatrics Mitochondrial dysfunction in a mouse model of Barth syndrome cardiomyopathy, cardiolipin, mitochondrial disease, Barth Syndrome, tafazzin International - USA
Jia, Lingsa Dr. Adele Diamond, Department of Psychiatry Comparison of low-dose versus normal-dose methylphenidate on executive function in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder Pediatric psychiatry, ADHD, developmental neuroscience, clinical research, methylphenidate Vancouver
Johnson, Fraser Dr. Kurt Haas, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Testing the effect of the autism-associated mutation of the cell adhesion molecule Neuroligin-3 on experience-driven brain circuit formation Autism, development, brain, imaging, pathophysiology Vancouver
Kandola, Kirandeep Dr. Tricia Tang, Department of Medicine Prevention matters: reducing the diabetes burden in Vancouver's South Asian community diabetes prevention, lifestyle modification, South Asian community, high risk communities Greater Vancouver
Kassam, Farah Dr. Silke Cresswell, Department of Medicine Coping styles and their influence on outcomes in Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease, coping styles, cognition, depression, health behaviors, exercise Vancouver
Khare, Nikisha Dr. Douglas Allan, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Genetic screening to identify genes that maintain nerve cell fate and function in the aging nervous system genetic screening, nervous system, aging, neurodegeneration, Vancouver
Kim, Diana Dr. Martin McKeown, Department of Medicine Effects of noisy subsensory galvanic vestibular stimulation on cortical and subcortical connections Parkinson's disease, galvanic vestibular stimulation Vancouver
Lam, Katherine (Kat) Dr. E. Paul Zehr, Department of Island Medical Program Improving strength and functional ability in the more affected arm by training the less affected arm after stroke Neural plasticity; stroke; reflex; strength; crossed effect Victoria
Lam, Sin Man (Charmaine) Dr. Rita McCracken, Department of Family Practice An observational cross-sectional survey of polypharmacy for frail elders living in residential care facilities in British Columbia: WiseMed baseline Polypharmacy, Aging, De-prescribing, Nursing Homes, Pharmacology Greater Vancouver - Richmond
Lee, Jong Min (John) Dr. David Tu, Department of Family Practice Retrospective cohort review of hepatitis C care cascade, from diagnosis to clearance, at an inner-city medical clinic in Vancouver Injection Drug Use (IDU), Chronic hepatitis C, Barriers and facilitators, Treatment, Addiction Vancouver
Lester, Robynn Dr. Lori Brotto, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology What happens to genital pain symptoms in women two years following treatment in a Vancouver-based multidisciplinary vulvodynia program? vulvodynia; genital pain; multidisciplinary treatment; gynecology; sexual medicine Vancouver
Leung, Nicole Dr. Rusung Tan, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Analysis of IL-17 and IFN-gamma dual secreting cytotoxic T lymphocytes in response to insulin stimulation in new-onset type I diabetes patients type 1 diabetes; insulin response; cytotoxic T lymphocytes; autoimmune diseases; cytokine secretion Vancouver
Levin, Gabrielle Dr. John Falconer, Department of Medicine Blinded comparison of Telehealth to in-person and telephonic patient consultation Telehealth, Consultation, Telephonic, in-person, Diagnosis Kelowna
Li, Xi Yuan (Angela) Dr. Helene Cote, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Longitudinal changes in cell mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) quantity and quality following exposure to Efavirenz-based combination HIV antiretroviral therapy mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), HIV combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), mutation, cell culture, pregnancy Vancouver
Liu, Rachel Dr. Brian Kwon, Department of Orthopaedics Characterization of pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory macrophage responses to acute spinal cord injury SCI; Porcine model; M1/M2 Macrophage Vancouver
Lobo, Anjali Dr. Lee Ann Martin, Department of Medicine Management of febrile neutropenia within a large geographical health authority: a participatory action research project Febrile Neutropenia; Pre-Printed Orders; Regional Health Authority; Retrospective Chart Review; Quality Improvement Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Lohre, Ryan Dr. Samaad Malik, Department of Surgery The incidence of symptomatic bowel obstructions/incisional hernias post laparoscopic colorectal surgery: does laparoscopic surgery decrease the incidence of postoperative adhesions and its sequela? Quality Assurance, Complications, Clinical Outcomes Victoria
Lovatt, Catherine Anne (Kate) Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Determination of Experience of Sexual Improvement Related to trEatment:
The DESIRE pilot study
Pelvic floor dysfunction, Sexual function Vancouver
Lui, Jordon Dr. Patricia Mills, Department of Medicine Efficacy of botulinum toxin for the treatment of spasticity in spinal cord injury: a systematic review spasticity, management, spinal cord injury, botulinum toxin, systematic review Vancouver
May, Curtis Dr. Christopher Shaw, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences A comparison of the neurotoxicity of aluminum chloride and aluminum fluoride on NSC-34 motor neuron/neuroblastoma hybrids. Aluminum fluoride, NSC-34 cells, Neurotoxicity, In vitro Vancouver
McGinnis, Eric Dr. Brad Nelson, Department of Medical Genetics Role of CD4+ killer T cells in the immune response to ovarian cancer ovarian cancer, T cells, prognosis, immunotherapy Victoria
McLeod, Jane Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew, Department of Surgery Liver cancer internet information: an evaluation of the usage of internet resources by patients with liver cancer and the quality of information available on the internet Liver cancer, patient information, internet resources, evaluation tool Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Mejia-French, Adriana Dr. Stirling Bryan, Department of School of Population & Public Health Contraception access research team - contraception cost-effectiveness modelling population-based survey; cost-effectiveness modelling; sexual health; contraception; universal subsidy Vancouver
Minaker, Samuel Dr. Allen Hayashi, Department of Surgery Surgeon operated transabdominal ultrasound for the evaluation of intraabdominal adhesions by “visceral slide” General Surgery, Safety, Ultrasound, Intraabdominal Adhesions, Visceral Slide Victoria
Moghaddam, Nima Dr. Shubhayan Sanatani, Department of Pediatrics Using the SOLAR SVT registry to determine the efficacy of second-line therapeutic agents for refractory supraventricular tachycardia in infants supraventricular tachycardia, antiarrhythmic medications, clinical registry, infants, outcomes Vancouver
Nugent, Sean Dr. Kristin Campbell, Department of Physical Therapy The effects of exercise before doxorubicin chemotherapy on cardiac function Exercise, Cardioprotection, Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer, Cardiotoxicity Vancouver
Pogorzelec, Kathleen Dr. Philip E. Lee, Department of Medicine Ethnicity and dementia - a characterization of white matter disease and cognitive impairment Dementia, White Matter Disease, Co-morbid risk factors, Ethnicity Vancouver
Qiu, Lily Yu Long Dr. Raymond W. Lam, Department of Psychiatry Systematic assessment of occupational functioning in clients with depression in an EAP setting depression, work functioning, productivity, Employee Assistance Program, outcomes Vancouver
Rasool, Alysha Dr. Amin Javer, Department of Surgery The long-term safety of budesonide via mucosal atomization device for treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis Pharmacodynamics, Budesonide, Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Safety, Quality of Life Vancouver
Rhine, Brett Dr. David Rhine, Department of Emergency Medicine Establishing normative baseline data for age and gender for the King-Devick (K-D) test used as a sideline tool for assessment of sports-related concussion (SRC) sports-related-concussion, hockey, testing, child, preventative health Kelowna
Roberts, James Dr. Bradley Quon, Department of Medicine An evaluation of the impact of travel time to the St. Paul's Hospital adult cystic fibrosis (CF) clinic on access to care, medication use, and health outcomes Quality improvement, Health Services, Cystic Fibrosis, Disparities, Rural health Vancouver
Roden, Kelsey Dr. Robert Olson, Department of Surgery Impact of a multi-pronged intervention to improve the use of evidence based single fraction radiotherapy (SFRT) for bone metastases across six centres single fraction radiotherapy, bone metastases, palliative care, health services delivery, multiple dose radiotherapy Prince George
Sam, Davis Dr. Winson Cheung, Department of Medicine Efficacy and clinical use of vemurafenib and ipilimumab in a population-based cohort of metastatic melanoma patients Vemurafenib, ipilimumab, melanoma, toxicity, eligibility Vancouver
Sappong-Kumankumah, Antonia Dr. Jeremy Penner, Department of Family Practice Assessing early childhood nutrition practices and perspectives in rural Kenya international health, early childhood nutrition, education workshops, knowledge translation International - Kenya
Sarai, Karnjit Dr. James Johnson, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences 14-3-3 proteins as novel regulators of beta-cell replication cell cycle progression, subcellular localization, 14-3-3 proteins, microscopy, beta cells Vancouver
Sawatzky, Lauren Dr. Donna Lang, Department of Radiology Manual segmentation of hippocampal volumes in chronic schizophrenia pre and post exercise schizophrenia, hippocampus, neuroimaging, exercise Vancouver
Sayson, Elizabeth Dr. D. Douglas Cochrane, Department of Surgery Intraoperative ultrasound concordance with immediate post-operative imaging - retrospective review Intraoperative Ultrasound, Brain Tumor, Pediatric, Neurosurgery, Neuroimaging Vancouver
Schmitt, Toby Dr. William Honer, Department of Psychiatry The impact of drug use on psychosis and viral infection in Vancouver's Downtown East Side Psychosis, Cognition, Addiction, Infection, MRI Vancouver
Schwartzentruber, Bennet (Ben) Dr. Richard Bedell, Department of Family Practice Evaluating community health worker’s nutritional knowledge and current practices for educating community members global health, education, sustainability, nutrition International - Uganda
Sepehri, Aresh Dr. Demetrios Sirounis, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics Evaluation of brachial flow mediated dilation assessment to predict postoperative delirium in patients undergoing cardiac surgery Cardiac Surgery, Frailty, Endothelial Dysfunction, Flow Mediated Dilation, Outcome Winnipeg
Sharma, Ashutosh (Ash) Dr. Pearce Wilcox, Department of Medicine Characterizing the evolution of changes in serum C-reactive protein and peripheral blood
neutrophil count during the course of pulmonary exacerbation treatment
Cystic Fibrosis, C-reactive Protein, Biomarker, Exacerbation, Neutrophil count Vancouver
Shen, Li (Lucy) Dr. John Oliver, Department of Orthopaedics Review of clinical pathways of patients undergoing hip and knee arthroplasties at Kelowna General Hospital Orthopedics, Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Clinical Research, Patient Care, Quality Improvement Kelowna
Shevchuk, Olena (Helen) Dr. Mohamed Bedaiwy, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Characterization of unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss: epidemiological and clinical features unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss, assisted reproduction, chemical pregnancy, embryonic pregnancy, first trimester Vancouver
Sidhu, Harmandeep (Harman) Dr. Nichole Fairbrother, Department of Psychiatry The prevalence and incidence of perinatal anxiety, related disorders and new mothers' thoughts of infant harm Maternal mental health, Anxiety disorders, Perinatal mental health, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Incidence Vancouver
Sidhu, Navdeep (Nav) Dr. Dr. David Twist, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics The effect of pain neurophysiology education and exercise on pain and disability scores in patients undergoing radiofrequency lesioning of medial branch nerves for lumbar facet joint pain Chronic Pain, Neurophysiology Education, Exercise, Disability Scores, Lumbar Facet Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Skocylas, Rachel Dr. Douglas Courtemanche, Department of Surgery Perioperative fluid management in craniosynostosis surgery craniosynostosis, surgery, fluid management, blood transfusion. Vancouver
Steel, Michael (Mike) Dr. Patrick Nahirney, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Ultrastructural analysis of post-synaptic densities in synapses of a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome Fragile X-syndrome, Hippocampus, Synapse, Post-synaptic density, Electron microscopy Victoria
Tabeshi, Raymond Dr. Ash Singhal, Department of Surgery Caregiver experiences in the surgical waiting room Anxiety, Epilepsy, Oncology, Neurosurgery, Psychology Vancouver
Tod, Sarah Dr. Vincent Arockiasamy, Department of Pediatrics The experience with bronchiolitis in the setting of a rural northern regional centre Bronchiolitis, Respiratory syncytial virus, clinical profile, northern BC Prince George
Tsui, Clara Dr. Timothy J. Kieffer, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Engineering gut cells to produce insulin as diabetes therapy Diabetes, insulin, GIP, K-cells, transgene Vancouver
Tuet, Gigi Dr. Ric Procyshyn, Department of Psychiatry Understanding persistent antipsychotic polypharmacy (AP): a prevalent practice without evidence Antipsychotic, Schizophrenia, Psychiatry Vancouver
Vandenberg, Chelsea Dr. Christine Wilson, Department of Radiology Populating an epidemiological model for breast cancer using breast cancer screening data from British Columbia Breast Cancer, Epidemiology, Health Policy, Cancer outcomes, Cancer Modeling Kelowna
Villamayor, Anica Dr. Lara Boyd, Department of Physical Therapy Influence of learning intervention programs, specifically the Arrowsmith Program, on neuroplastic changes in children with learning disabilities neuroplasticity, rehabilitation, learning, disability, imaging Vancouver
Wang, Shirley Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Department of Physical Therapy Benefits of aerobic-based exercise training on functional neuroplasticity in vascular cognitive impairment aging, exercise, brain activation, neuroimaging Vancouver
Wong, Jordan Dr. Sam Wiseman, Department of Surgery Management of PET detected thyroid incidentalomas in British Columbia Thyroid Cancer, PET, Incidentaloma, Ultrasound, Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Vancouver
Wong, Kristie Dr. Ronald G Barr, Department of Pediatrics Crying doll babysitting study: female and male adolescents Crying, Soothing, Frustration, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Randomized Controlled Trial Vancouver
Wong, Stephanie Dr. Bonita Sawatzky, Department of Orthopaedics The biomechanics, safety and confidence of using a SmartDrive for wheelchair propulsion Wheelchair propulsion, power assist, biomechanics, Smartwheel, safety Vancouver
Xu, Jie (Janet) Dr. Delbert Dorscheid, Department of Medicine Expression and role of FcERI and FcERII in airways of asthmatics during allergic response Asthma, airway epithelium, allergy, inflamation Vancouver
Yin, Zhongheng (John) Dr. Todd Woodward, Department of Psychiatry The functional connectome: hallucinations Hallucinations, fMRI, functional neuroimaging, schizophrenia Vancouver
Yoon, Cassandra Dr. Kathryn Selby, Department of Pediatrics Bi-level positive airway pressure assisted breath stacking in neuromuscular disease (BABS-NMD) muscular dystrophy, Breath Stacking, Glossopharyngeal Breathing, Respiratory Infection, Assisted Cough Vancouver
Yu, Adam Dr. Jacqueline Quandt, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Immunocytochemical and immunohistochemical staining of tissues isolated from models of multiple sclerosis neuropathology, neuroimmunology, immunohistochemistry, multiple sclerosis, neuroprotection Vancouver
Zarbafian, Misha Adam Dr. Jan Dutz, Department of Dermatology & Skin Science Ultraviolet light mediated induction of systemic lupus erythematosus Interferon alpha, follicular T cells, cell death, autoantibodies, lupus Vancouver
Zhang, Christina Dr. Ipek Oruc, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Effects of high-level visual adaptation on human observers’ ability to interpret body language visual perception; adaptation aftereffects, body language; posture recognition Vancouver
Zhang, Kevin Dr. Jian Ye, Department of Surgery Change pattern of serum creatinine following transapical aortic valve implantation and its clinical impact on early and late patient outcomes transapical approach; transcatheter aortic valve implantation; creatinine; aortic stenosis; renal insufficiency Vancouver
Zhong, Ellia Ziying Dr. Kirk R. Schultz, Department of Pediatrics IL-7 down-stream signaling pathway in normal T-cells and acute lymphoblastic leukemia T-cells, YB-1, IL-7R, signaling, leukemia Vancouver
Zhu, Maria Dr. Jason Barton, Department of Medicine Disentangling the neuronal representations of facial identity and expression within the face perception network: an ssVEP approach Face perception, identity, expression, ssVEP, functional dynamics Vancouver
Zhuang, Meiying Dr. Eric Tony Accili, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Control of pacemaker channel opening by putative antagonists of cyclic AMP cardiac, pacemaker, ion channel Vancouver
Student Name Supervisor Name Project Title Keywords Project City/Region
Agha, Maurice Dr. Stuart Smith, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Assessing the effectiveness of multimedia learning tools in patient education during the pre-cataract surgery consultation cataracts, cataract surgery, multimedia, patient education, consent, iPad Vancouver
Aminoltejari, Khatereh Dr. Christopher Honey, Department of Surgery Establishment of a standard measure for success of deep brain stimulation surgery in patients with treatment-resistant Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease, deep brain stimulation, outcome, tremor, quality of life Vancouver
Baerg, Lauren Dr. Roxana Geoffrion, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Pregnancy-associated pelvic floor health knowledge and reduction of symptoms: the prepared trial Patient education, pelvic floor health Vancouver
Bahji, Anees Dr. Paul Clarkson, Department of Orthopaedics Identification of independent risk factors for allogeneic blood transfusions in patients undergoing resection of a large bone of soft tissue sarcoma Sarcoma resection; allogeneic tranfusion; risk factor; bone and soft tissue Vancouver
Belle, Jessica Dr. Maureen Ashe, Department of Family Practice Preventing diabetes with facilitated lifestyle intervention prescriptions (FLIP) Primary Care; Preventive Care; Behaviour Change; Randomized Controlled Trial. Vancouver
Bond, Alexandra Dr. Janine Davies, Department of Medicine The role of specific metastatic sites and their treatment as a prognostic factor of extensive stage small cell lung cancer (ES-SCLC) Small cell lung cancer, metastasis, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, prognosis Kelowna
Boyer, Courtney Dr. Bill Nelems, Department of Surgery Validation of CPAC lung cancer model based on the data from the lung cancer patients in the interior health catchment area Lung Cancer, Microsimulation, Thoracic Surgery Kelowna
Braybrook, Heather Dr. G. Michael Downing, Department of Family Practice Case series study in the use of lidocaine infusion for management of complex acute and neuropathic pain in palliative patients lidocaine, pain control, palliative, effectiveness Victoria
Cavazzi, Elena Dr. Agnes Lee, Department of Medicine The impact of a standardized protocol on thromboprophylaxis, venous thromboembolism and bleeding rates in hospitalized patients with hematological malignancies thromboprophylaxis, compliance, leukemia, bleeding, venous thromboembolism Vancouver
Chahal, Daljeet Dr. Brian Toyota, Department of Surgery Surgical resection of metastatic brain tumors as a singular curative intervention brain tumor, surgery, metastatic, stereotactic radiosurgery Vancouver
Chan, Alex Dr. Hamza Khan, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Astigmatism correction in eyes with multifocal vs monofocal IOL- a quality of vision and satisfaction study astigmatism, Toric, multifocal, monofocal, IOL
Chan, Fat-Chung Dr. Paul James Mackenzie, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Evaluation of compressive sampling optical coherence tomography as a diagnostic tool for vitreoretinal disorders Optical Coherence Tomography, Vitreoretinal Disorder, Age-related Macular Degeneration, Retina, Clinical Vancouver
Chan, Ka Hong Dr. Kevin Harris, Department of Pediatrics Effects of coarctation stenting on blood pressure and aortic flow properties in children coarctation of the aorta, cardiac catheterization, exercise, children Vancouver
Chan, Yui Ling Elaine Dr. S. Evelyn Stewart, Department of Psychiatry Neuroimaging brain markers of genetic risk in childhood-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder obsessive-compulsive disorder, neuroimaging, genetics, endophenotype, cognition, pediatric Vancouver
Chang, Joyce Yuan-Chia Dr. Chinten James Lim, Department of Pediatrics Role of cell adhesion in development of chemotherapeutic resistance in leukemias cell adhesion, chemoresistance, cell death and survival, integrins, leukemia. Vancouver
Chehroudi, Ali Cyrus Dr. Bruce Verchere, Department of Surgery Role of interleukin-1ß in human islet amyloid polypeptide-induced pancreatic islet graft dysfunction Diabetes, islet transplantation, amyloid, inflammation Vancouver
Cheng, Vicky Dr. Richard Bedell, Department of Family Practice Assessing early childhood nutrition practices in rural Uganda global health, early childhood nutrition, education, sustainability International - Uganda
Cheng-Hsiang Lu Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff, Department of Surgery Promoting regeneration and recovery after spinal cord injury with gene therapy and stem cell transplantation spinal cord injury, axon regeneration, motor recovery, cell transplantation, gene therapy Vancouver
Cheung, Adrienne Dr. Anita Palepu, Department of Medicine Substance dependence and health care utilization among homeless persons in a housing first intervention trial substance dependence, homelessness, Housing First, health care utilization, randomized trial Vancouver
Chiu, Michelle Dr. John Mark Ansermino, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Diagnosing pneumonia with the phone oximeter Pneumonia, Respiratory Rate, Mobile Application, Diagnosis, Pediatric Vancouver
Choi, Jung-In Dr. Barbara Mintzes, School of Population & Public Health Pharmaceutical sales representatives and patient safety: pilot study of primary care physicians serving immigrant populations primary care, pharmaceutical promotion, prescribing decisions, patient safety, information quality Vancouver
Chu, Lu Dr. Pippa Hawley , Department of Medicine Minimally invasive palliative procedures in oncology: a review of a multidisciplinary collaboration Cancer; Pain; Interventional; Radiology; Anesthesia. Vancouver
Daniel Raff Dr. Vincent Duronio, Department of Medicine Role of eEF2K in macrophage skewing and it's effect on atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis, Macrophage, Kinase, Protein Translation, Gene Expression, oxLDL Vancouver
Deschner, Kurt Dr. Blair Stanley, Department of Family Practice Interim outcomes and future directions of the rural education action plan high school strategy initiative Recruitment strategies, analysis, rural healthcare Victoria
Duncan, Donovan Curtis Dr. Trevor Corneil, School of Population & Public Health Impact of the DSM V criteria changes on the ASRS-assessed prevalence of Adult ADHD Adult ADHD, DSM V, DSM IV, ASRS, Psychiatry Kelowna
Elliott-Gordo, Stefanie Dr. Ronald G Barr, Department of Pediatrics Crying doll soothing study: mothers and fathers Crying, Soothing, Frustration, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Randomized Controlled Trial Vancouver
Fingrut, Warren Dr. Ivan Robert Nabi, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences The role of galectins in modulating B cell receptor signaling Galectins, receptor signaling, receptor mobility, lymphocyte activation Vancouver
Forbes, Connor Dr. Peter Black, Department of Urologic Sciences Isolation of circulating tumor cells from patients with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer: microfluidics vs. cellsearch prostate cancer; circulating tumor cells; microfluidic cell separation; epithelial-to-mesenchymal transit'n Vancouver
Fung, Carlen Ka-Yin Dr. Patricia Mills, Department of Medicine Transcranial electrical stimulation for management of orthostatic instability in acute cervical spinal cord injury spinal cord injury, cardiovascular, orthostatic hypotension, transcranial electrical stimulation, cognition Vancouver
Gill, Gurjot Dr. Daniel Holmes, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Immuno-MALDI detection of analogue insulins for the diagnosis of spontaneous hypoglycemia Insulin, C-peptide, Hypoglycemia, insulinoma, factitious Vancouver
Gill, Pavandeep Dr. Aziz Ghahary, Department of Surgery Genetically modified skin cell therapy prevents development of alopecia areata Alopecia areata, skin cell therapy Vancouver
Hamel, Emily Michaela Holmes Dr. Peter von Dadelszen, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Collaborative integrated pregnancy high-dependency estimate of risk: cipher study. a clinical prediction model for critically ill pregnant women maternal morbidity, critical care, pregnancy, post-partum, management of high-risk pregnant women Greater Vancouver - New Westminster
Hicks, Riley Dr. Paul Winwood, Department of Medicine The effect of versican and ADAMTS enzyme knockdown in hepatic stellate cell activation Proteoglycan, ADAMTS, Liver fibrosis Prince George
Ho, Amanzo (Ang Chien) Dr. Alasdair Barr, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics A longitudinal comparison of aripiprazole vs. quetiapine on adiposity using MRI Antipsychotic, Clinical Trial, Schizophrenia, MRI Imaging, Psychiatry Vancouver
Ho, Pak To Dr. Geoffrey Blair, Department of Surgery Photovoice: engaging youth in rural Uganda in articulating health priorities through participatory action research rural, youth, community, engagement, qualitative Vancouver
Hoffman, Leia Dr. Carl Birmingham, Department of Psychiatry LORETA scans in anorexia nervosa Anorexia nervosa, LORETA, EEG, Case control Vancouver Island
Hoskin, Kurt Dr. Christopher Baliski, Department of Surgery Outcomes analysis of breast reconstruction in the southern interior of British Columbia Breast reconstruction, outcomes, utilization, quality assurance, oncology Kelowna
Hosseini, Sandra Dr. Ruth Elwood Martin, Department of Family Practice Piloting and evaluating cancer screening promotion tools in preventive workshops for previously incarcerated individuals cancer screening, community-based participatory research, preventive health, prison health and data analysis Vancouver
Huang, Xinyang Dr. Peter Tsz-Lung Choi, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics External validation of a risk index for prediction of massive transfusion in liver transplantation at Vancouver General Hospital prediction; observational study; perioperative medicine; transfusion medicine; liver transplantation Vancouver
Hughson, Luke Dr. Robert Olson, Department of Surgery Investigating bottlenecks and barriers to cancer diagnosis, service delivery and survivorship care in rural aboriginal communities: population-based exploration in a model island community cancer, epidemiology, Aboriginal, retrospective, rural Haida Gwaii and Prince George
Hung, Yi-Hsuan Amy Dr. Jolanda Cibere, Department of Medicine The effect of body mass index (BMI) on knee swelling: deciphering the role of inflammation in osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis, BMI, Knee Swelling, Inflmmation, MRI Greater Vancouver - Richmond
Jia, Lingsa Dr. Wendy Norman, Department of Family Practice Better contraceptive choices for marginalized women: immediate vs. interval insertion of intrauterine contraception after second trimester abortion Clinical research, randomized controlled trial, contraception, women's health, interprofessional team Vancouver
Johal, Gurinder Dr. Jagbir Gill, Department of Medicine The impact of mycophenolic acid (MPA) dose reductions on post-transplant outcomes in kidney transplant patients who do not receive maintenance corticosteroids kidney transplantation, immunosuppression, steroid avoidance, acute rejection, graft loss Vancouver
Kerr, (John) Mike Dr. Ash Singhal, Department of Surgery Multi-practitioner ocular childhood health assessment Optic disk, fundoscopy, pediatric, clinical examination, quality improvement initiative. Vancouver
Khosravi, Touraj Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Department of Psychiatry Identification of genetic risk-factors for antipsychotic drug side-effects Genomics, Antipsychotics, Schizophrenia, Side-effects, Personalized medicine Vancouver
Kim, David Sanghyuck Dr. Brad Nelson, Department of Medical Genetics Personalized therapeutic vaccines for ovarian cancer Personalized Vaccine, Ovarian Cancer, Tumor Specific Mutations Vancouver
King, Shannon Dr. Sarah Gray, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Identifying novel neuroendocrine factors in body weight regulation: role of PACAP in energy metabolism Obesity, neuropeptide, energy expenditure, thermogenesis, hypothalamus Prince George
Ku, Jerry Chieh-An Dr. William D. Regan, Department of Orthopaedics Long head biceps tendon pathology and correlation with clinical outcomes after biceps tenodesis Biceps tendon, shoulder, tendinopathy, biceps tenodesis, classification, orthopaedics Vancouver
Kwon, Michelle Dr. Timothy J. Kieffer, Department of Medicine Investigating the mechanism of leptin therapy in type 1 diabetes diabetes, leptin, metabolic control, gluconeogenesis, adipose Vancouver
Lamarche, Michelle Dr. Kathy Jones, Department of Family Practice Defining best practice models of community health worker training programs in rural india through a comprehensive literature review maternal health, adolescent health, community health workers training, rural India, literature review
Lee, Chen Yu Dr. Kurt Haas, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences How do brain neurons encode synaptic input?: model for neurodevelopmental disorders brain, development, imaging, Autism, neurology Vancouver
Lee, Dong Ho Dr. A. Jane Roskams, Department of Psychiatry Discovering neural stem cells with novel phenotypes within the spinal cord central canal through gene expression analysis neural progenitors, gene expression, bioinformatics, immunofluorescence microscopy Vancouver
Lee, Kelsey Dr. Pascal M. Lavoie, Department of Pediatrics Genetic variability in the secretion of IL-1ß SNPs, IL-1b, human, caspase-1 Vancouver
Lee, Kevin Kang Dae Dr. Tillie-Louise Hackett, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Exacerbation of H1N1 influenza infection with inhaled steroids in primary epithelial cells from asthma patients: clarification of primary treatment strategies during pandemic influenza seasons Asthma, Airway Epithelium, H1N1 (Flu), Steroids, Exacerbation Vancouver
Lee, Vernon Dr. Ging-Yuek Robin Hsiung, Department of Medicine Cerebrospinal fluid and plasma biomarkers of vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) dementia, biomarkers, ELISA assays, MRI brain imaging, vascular cognitive impairment Vancouver
Lee, Yuen Hang Dr. Deborah MONEY, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology The vaginal microbiome project Clinical genomics, vaginal microbiome, metagenomics, women's health, reproductive health Vancouver
Leena Chen Dr. Todd Woodward, Department of Psychiatry The functional connectome: hallucinations Hallucinations, fMRI, functional neuroimaging, schizophrenia Vancouver
Leung , Alvina Pui Kiu Dr. Jeffrey Eppler, Department of Emergency Medicine Descriptive epidemiology of falls in older adults in the Okanagan Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, Falls, Epidemiology Kelowna/Okanagan
Li, Alexander Dr. Mary Connolly, Department of Pediatrics Physiological changes in L-(+)-Beta-Hydrobutyrate levels in medically refractory epileptic patients treated with an anticonvulsant ketogenic diet Epilepsy, beta-hydrobutyrate, ketogenic diet, neurology, seizure control, ketone. Vancouver
Li, Calvin Ho Ming Dr. Lynn Raymond, Department of Medicine Mechanisms of synaptic dysfunction in Huntington disease striatum, medium-sized spiny neurons, western blot, cell survival signaling, glutamate receptors Vancouver
Li, Xi Yuan Dr. Kevin John McElwee, Department of Dermatology & Skin Science The association of hair loss diseases with heart dysfunction alopecia areata, cardiac troponin I, androgenetic alopecia, heart disease Vancouver
Lin, Ann Hsu-An Dr. Pearce Wilcox, Department of Medicine Understanding barriers to medication adherence in adults with cystic fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis, Medication Adherence, Barriers, Patient Knowledge, Chronic Disease Management Vancouver
Liu, Victor Dr. Steinbok Paul , Department of Surgery Craniofacial self image and well being after non-syndromic, single suture craniosynostosis treatment in infancy: a long-term outcome study Craniosynostosis, pediatric, adolescent, long-term follow-up, self image Vancouver
Lo, Ada Teng Ian Dr. P. Terry Phang , Department of Surgery Evaluating quality of life after surgical rectal cancer treatment in Canada and China Quality of Life, Rectal Cancer, cultural influence, colorectal surgery International - China
Lohre, Ryan Dr. Samaad Malik, Department of Surgery Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and staple line leaks: does bougie size matter? Clinical Outcomes, Complications, Quality Assurance, Prospective Victoria
Lu, Meng Ying Dr. Helene Cote, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Exploring the relationship between age, HIV infection and somatic mitochondrial DNA mutations point mutations Mitochondrial DNA mutations, aging, deep sequencing, HIV Vancouver
Martin, Georgina Dr. Michelle Demos, Department of Pediatrics Epilepsy gene panel in children with epilepsy Pediatric Epilepsy, seizures, epilepsygenepanel, medical genetics, DNA Vancouver
McGuinness, Brandon McGuinness Dr. Harley Kurata, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Electrophysiological defects in snyder-robinson syndrome Snyder-Robinson Syndrome, Potassium channel, Genetic disease, X-linked retardation Vancouver
Mebel, Dmitry Dr. Alana Flexman, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics The efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in complex neurosurgical procedures: a retrospective cohort study tranexamic acid, blood loss, blood transfusion, retrosigmoid tumour, complex meningioma Vancouver
Ming, Wendy Dr. Martin McKeown, Department of Medicine Sensitivity of visual contrast to motion in Parkinson’s disease Parkinson's disease, contrast sensitivity, visual deficits, psychophysics Vancouver
Miyashiro, Jessa Dr. Saraswathi Vedam, Department of Family Practice MAPi: movement and pulse index fetal monitoring, fetal movement, non-stress testing, fetal health, auscultated acceleration test Vancouver
Morch, Kristin Dr. John (Jack) Oliver, Department of Orthopaedics Review of clinical management of patients with fractures at the hip at the Kelowna General Hospital Orthopedics, Clinical, Statistics, Patient Care, Hip Fractures, Wait Times Kelowna
Or, Chi Mong Christopher Dr. Farzin Forooghian, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences The role of the aberrant protease activity and chronic, sub-clinical inflammation in the outer retina in an in vitro model of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) vision, AMD, retina, inflammation, matrix metalloproteinases, drusen Vancouver
Parhar, Dennis Dr. Colin Mar, Department of Radiology An audit on setting community standards in stereotactic core breast biopsy performance in the lower mainland stereotactic, core, breast, biopsy, cancer Vancouver
Phang, Michael Dr. Douglas Courtemanche, Department of Surgery K-mouse clinical ß test K-Mouse, operating room, radiological images. Vancouver
Pitcher, Ian Dr. Carolyn Taylor, Department of Medicine Examination of the prevalence and plaque morphology of coronary artery disease in asymptomatic South Asians versus non-South Asians atherosclerosis, coronary CT angiography, cross-ethnic analysis Vancouver
Plecash, Alyson Dr. Blair Leavitt, Department of Medical Genetics The feasibility and safety of aquatherapy for symptomatic mangement of Huntington's disease Aquatherapy, bradykinesia, mood, Huntington's Disease Vancouver
Purssell, Elizabeth Dr. Jeffrey Brubacher, Department of Emergency Medicine Post collision interviews with injured drivers Road trauma, motor vehicle crashes, human behavior, alcohol impaired driving, drug impaired driving Vancouver
Rashidi, Anita Dr. Lyne Filiatrault, Department of Emergency Medicine Can triage nurse initiated radiographs in accordance with the Ottawa ankle rule shorten emergency department length of stay at a tertiary care center? Ankle, Emergency, Overcrowding, Radiographs, Nurse Vancouver
Rasool Javaheri, Khodadad (Kody) Dr. Winson Cheung, Department of Medicine Causes of urban-rural disparities in surgical therapy, radiation therapy and adjuvant chemotherapy for lung cancer Lung Cancer, Community Size, Adjuvant Chemotherapy, Driving Distance, Travel Time Vancouver
Samuels, Joel Dr. Carl Brown, Department of Surgery Incisional hernias and bowel obstruction after open vs laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer Colon Cancer, Surgical Oncology, Clinical Outcomes, Retrospective Study, Laparoscopic Surgery Vancouver
Schmitt, Toby Dr. Geoff Smith, Department of Psychiatry Vancouver's downtown eastside: co-occurring psychosis, addiction and viral infection Addiction, Psychosis, MRI, Cognition, Infection Vancouver
Sepehri, Aresh Dr. Demetrios Sirounis, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Evaluation of brachial flow mediated dilation assessment to predict postoperative delirium in patients undergoing cardiac surgery Cardiac Surgery, Frailty, Endothelial Function, Flow Mediated Dilation, Outcome Winnipeg
Seyedin, Sam Dr. Yu Tian Wang, Department of Medicine Assessment of the neuroprotective effects of the TAT-NR2Bct-CTs peptide in a Kainic acid induced model of excitotoxic neuronal death Brain, Seizure, Excitotoxicity, Neurodegeneration, Peptides Vancouver
Shen, Yiting Dr. Dan Rurak, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Preclinical studies in pregnant sheep of the ph probeinc device for monitoring of pH and ECG in human fetuses during labour fetal pH measurement, fetal hypoxia, labor and delivery, pregnant sheep Vancouver
Sidhu, Kamal Dr. David Kendler, Department of Medicine Osteoporosis risk in patients attending diabetes education centres Osteoporosis, FRAX, Diabetes Education Centres Vancouver
Smith, Martha Dr. Guy Tanentzapf, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Analyzing muscle maintenance and degeneration in a genetic model organism Cell-ECM Adhesion, Integrins, Myopathy, Drosophila Vancouver
Tadrous, Carol Dr. Joanne Matsubara, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Variants in the complement factor H gene is associated with overexpression of pro-inflammatory mediators in the retina of the post-mortem human eye AMD, retina, geographic atrophy, RPE, choroid, immune response, complement system. Vancouver
Tourigny, Katherine Dr. Cheryl Wellington, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy Vascular health in Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's Disease, cerebrovasculature, apoA-I, Abeta, endothelial health Vancouver
Toyota, Eric Dr. Stephen Yip, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Profiling of the Brachyury single-nucleotide variant (rs2305089) in spine chordoma specimens from the international collaborative consortium Oncology, spine tumour, chordoma, transcription factor, sequencing, SNP Vancouver
Tucker, Emma Katherine Dr. Nichole Fairbrother, Department of Psychiatry New mothers' thoughts of harm: prevalence and relation to OCD and child harm Intrusive ideation; Obsessive compulsive disorder; Postpartum; Child harm Victoria
Tuet, Gigi Dr. Ric Procyshyn, Department of Psychiatry Understanding persistent antipsychotic polypharmacy: a prevalent practice without evidence Antipsychotic, Schizophrenia, Psychiatry Vancouver
Van Slyke, Aaron Christopher Dr. Daniel Wong, Department of Surgery Patient-centered outcomes following flap reconstruction of sternal wound infection defects: a systematic review Surgical flaps; Cardiac surgical procedures; Sternal wound infection; Reconstructive surgical procedures; Review Greater Vancouver - New Westminster
van Wyk, Kim Dr. Andrea Townson, Department of Medicine Improving nursing confidence levels to teach spinal cord injury patients about neurogenic bowel management pinal cord injury, nursing education, patient education, neurogenic bowel, interdisciplinary team Vancouver
Wang, Sarah Dr. Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Department of Pediatrics Autonomic dysfunction and inflammation in childhood obesity Obesity, Autonomic Nervous System, Inflammation, Resting Energy Expenditure. Vancouver
Wang, Shirley Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose , Department of Physical Therapy Central benefit of exercise on mobility aging, mobility, exercise, executive functions, neuroimaging Vancouver
Wang, Yun Fan Dr. Miriam Spering, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Investigating eye movements in patients with Parkinson’s disease and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) vision, eye movements, Parkinson’s disease, progressive supranuclear palsy, PSP Vancouver
Watson, Stephen Faraday Dr. Mike Ertel, Department of Emergency Medicine Emergency room burden associated with ski and snowboard injuries: is there a better way? Emergency Medicine, Cost Analysis, Skiing, Snowboarding Kelowna/Okanagan
Wendel, Colten Lee Dr. Glen Ratzlaff, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Rosuvastatin and atorvastatin use in the diabetic population to prevent the progression of diabetic retinopathy diabetes, retinopathy, atorvastatin, rosuvastatin, neovascularization Kelowna
Wong, Chrison Dr. Donna Lang, Department of Radiology Effects of exercise on symptom severity in chronic schizophrenia MRI, Exercise, Mental Illness, Brain, Cognition Vancouver
Wu, Che Hsuan David Dr. Karen Goddard, Department of Surgery Long-term follow up of adult survivors of childhood cancer: Canadian patterns of practice Childhood cancer survivor, long term follow up. Vancouver
Xu, Jie Dr. Delbert R Dorscheid, Department of Medicine Effect of viral infections on IL-33 and ST2 regulation in airway epithelial cells. Airway Epithelium, RSV, IL-33, ST2 receptor, Inflammation Vancouver
Yamada, Andrew Dr. Peter O'Brien, Department of Orthopaedics Quality of life and functional outcome of non-geriatric (ages 18-60) femoral neck fractures trauma, non-geriatric, hip fracture, femoral neck fracture, quality of life, functional outcome Vancouver
Yang, Shun Wei Dr. Donald Sin, Department of Medicine The bacterial microbiome "gut-lung" axis effect on acute lung injury and inflammation Bacteria, Microbiome, lung inflammation, systemic inflammation, sequencing Vancouver
Yee, Ruby Dr. Allen Hayashi, Department of Surgery Individualization of bowel preparation procedures for colonoscopy Colonoscopy, Bowel preparation, cancer screening Victoria
Yi, Tae Won Dr. Brian E. Grunau, Department of Emergency Medicine Necrotizing fasciitis and the sensitivity of creatine kinase "necrotizing fasciitis", cellulitis, "creatine kinase" Vancouver
Yip, Raymond Hon Leung Dr. Lynda Foltz, Department of Medicine Barriers to diagnosis in myeloproliferative neoplasms primary myelofibrosis, myeloproliferative neoplasms, polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, diagnosis Vancouver
Yoo, Jaeyun Dr. Martin Dawes, Department of Family Practice Creating optimal clinical decision support and risk assessment for patient-centered genome-informed primary care Primary Care, Electronic Health Record, Clinical Decision Support, Personalized Medicine. Vancouver
Young , Ada Ga Hei Dr. Tim O'Connor, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Stimulating axonal sprouting and new branch formation in the intact nervous system in vivo neuron, plasticity, sprouting, axon consolidation Vancouver
Yu, Irene Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew, Department of Surgery Ovarian cancer internet information: an evaluation of the usage of internet resources by patients with ovarian cancer and the quality of information available on the internet Ovarian cancer, patient information, internet resources, evaluation tool Greater Vancouver - Surrey
Zhang, Javi Dr. Eric Jan, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology MicroRNA-mediated regulation of +1 frameshifting in the antizyme mRNA translation, polyamines, RNA, frameshifting, microRNA Vancouver
Zhao, Zheng Yu Dr. Laura Sly, Department of Pediatrics Using regulatory macrophages to treat inflammatory bowel disease Macrophages, regulatory macrophages, inflammatory bowel disease, inflammation, intestine Vancouver