Announcing the 2018 ATI Undergraduate Summer Studentship Award Recipients

We’re very pleased to announce that the ATI is awarding five ATI Undergraduate Summer Studentships this year. The applicant pool was very strong, and the adjudicators were impressed with the quality of the submissions.

At the University of Alberta…

Tiffany Kim, “The role of regulatory lymphocyte populations with allergic and autoimmune diseases in children awaiting solid organ transplantation” (supervisor Dr. Simon Urschel)

Robert Penner, “Monitoring immune suppression after pediatric transplantation with flow cytometric activation and proliferation assays” (supervisor Dr. Simon Urschel)

David Li, “Long term complications in primary graft dysfunction survivors after lung transplantation” (supervisor Dr. Kieran Halloran)

Amber Hager, “Effect of suboptimal vitamin D status on risk for sarcopenia and suboptimal muscle function and strength in children with chronic liver disease who have undergone liver transplantation.”  (supervisor Dr. Diana Mager)

At the University of Calgary

Fatima Iqbal, “Using a SNP-based cell-free DNA assay as a biomarker to non-invasively determine organ rejection post heart transplant.” (supervisor, Dr. Steven Greenway)

Congratulations to all of you, and have a great summer in the lab!

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