Focus on Stroke 5 - List of Awardees 2006


Doctoral Research Award

  • Broderick, Carol (Psychology, University of Waterloo)
    The distribution of spatial attention in altitudinal neglect.
    Supervisor: Danckert, James
  • Christie, Tara L. (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary)
    Identifying the role and molecular mechanism of PlexinD1 in vascular malformation.
    Supervisor: Childs, Sarah J.
  • Ge, Yuan (Medicine, University of British Columbia)
    Modulation of AMPA receptor trafficking in the animal model of stroke.
    Supervisor: Wang, Yu Tian
  • Jeimy, Samira (Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University)
    The interactions of platelet factor V and multimerin 1 in hemostasis.
    Supervisor: Hayward, Catherine P.M.
  • Leong, Hon Sing (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia)
    Characterization and thrombogenic contribution of platelet microparticles to pathogenesis of cerebral ischemia.
    Supervisor: Podor, Thomas J.
  • Luykenaar, Kevin D. (Physiology & Biophysics, University of Calgary)
    PKA/PKG regulation of RhoA-mediatated inhibition of the delayed rectifier potassium current in cerebral arteries.
    Supervisor: Welsh, Donald G.
  • Macdonald, Daniel S. (Physiology, University of Toronto)
    Regulation of NMDA receptor activity by the G-protein coupled receptor, PAC-1-R.
    Supervisor: MacDonald, John F.
  • Pereira, Jennifer A. (Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toronto)
    Validation and implementation of individualized benefit: harm profiles for optimal Warfarin prescribing.
    Supervisor: Holbrook, Anne M.
  • Qiu, Guosong (Pathology, St. Paul's Hospital)
    Lipase function in human macrophages.
    Supervisor: Hill, John S.
  • Silasi, Gergely (Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Calgary)
    Improving stroke outcome through growth-factor induced recruitment of endogenous stem cells.
    Supervisor: Weiss, Samuel
  • Yan, Yi (Neurology, University of British Columbia)
    A novel role of Akt in AMPAR-mediated induction and neuroprotection.
    Supervisor: Wang, Yu Tian

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Ander, Bradley P. (Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, University of California)
    Protection against delayed damage of intracerebral hemorrhage through inhibition of src kinase.
    Supervisor: Sharp, Frank R.
  • Arenas, Ivan A. (Centre de recherche, CHUM)
    Genetic determinants of ambulatory blood pressure.
    Supervisor: Hamet, Pavel
  • Beazely, Michael Andrew (Physiology, University of Toronto)
    The neuroprotective effects of PDGF involve cytoskeletal alterations and NMDA receptor inhibition.
    Supervisor: MacDonald, John F.
  • Gliddon, Catherine M. (Neurodegenerative Disorders, St. Boniface G.H. Research Centre)
    The role of PARP in a model of cerebral ischemia.
    Supervisor: Anderson, Christopher M.
  • Honoré, Jean-Claude (Pharmacologie/Pédiatrie/Opthalmologie, Hôpital Sainte-Justine)
    Pro-survival role of the peroxidation products isofurans on cerebral microvascular endothelial cells.
    Supervisor: Chemtob, Sylvain
  • MacIntosh, Bradley J. (FMRIB Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital)
    Investigating neurovascular coupling in the stroke brain using functional imaging techniques.
    Supervisor: Matthews, Paul M.
  • MacLellan, Crystal L. (Psychology, University of Alberta)
    Stem cells to treat stroke in rats: efficacy and mechanisms of recovery.
    Supervisor: Corbett, Dale R.
  • Pettersen, Jacqueline A. (Clinical Neurosciences, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre)
    In vivo characterization of subcortical vascular cognitive impairment using biomarkers and DTI.
    Supervisor: Black, Sandra E.
  • Spencer, Sarah J. (Physiology and Biophysics, University of Calgary)
    Does a neonatal immune challenge affect emotional processing after adult stroke?
    Supervisor: Pittman, Quentin J.
  • Wetzel, Monica K. (Cancer Research, Hospital for Sick Children)
    Elucidating the role of p63 in excitotoxic and ischemia-induced neuronal death.
    Supervisor: Miller, Freda D.
  • Ye, Hui (Cellular Molecular Biology, Toronto Western Research Institute)
    Rescue synaptic transmission deficit in aged/alzheimer's disease.
    Supervisor: Carlen, Peter L.