2015 Training Awards

Graduate PhD Award

9 biomarkers may help reveal osteoarthritis in a knee joint
Ghazaleh Tavallaee, University of Toronto, ON

Detecting cartilage damage early
Insaf Hadjab, École polytechnique de Montréal, QC

Uncovering how lupus develops by studying platelets in immune system
Imène Melki, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université Laval, QC

Detecting osteoarthritis early via proteins in the blood
Guomin Ren, University of Calgary, AB

How CD154 molecule interacts with its receptors – linked to rheumatoid arthritis 
Loobna Al-Zoobi, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, QC

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Reprogramming immune cells to control inflammation and stop cartilage degradation
Dr. Alejandro Gomez-Aristizabal, Toronto Western Research Institute, ON

Examining how physical therapists can help early intervention of osteoarthritis 
Crystal MacKay, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, ON

Can the healing ability of bone provide new therapies for injury-induced osteoarthritis? 
Dr. Priyatha Premnath, University of Calgary, AB

Brain Connectivity and Individual Factors Related to TNFi Pain Treatment Response in Ankylosing Spondylitis
Dr. Rachael Bosma, University of Toronto, ON

The role of Rac1 in the cartilage response to pathological loading
Dr. Kristyn Leitch, Western University, ON