CUCOH is proud to announce our Poster presenters for CUCOH 2017. Posters will be on presentation during both lunch periods of Saturday and Sunday. Feel free to approach any of the presenters and learn about their research on the following topics.

Jasmine Khan

Understanding the Metabolism of Parkinson in the Human Brain

Mickey Chen

Biophysical studies of novel DNA guanine quadruplex binders with eventual anticancer applications

Kathleen Cheng

Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation reversed neuropathic pain in rats and mice


Emily Evans

Investigating associations between MTHFR and APOE genotypes and neurodegenerative disease phenotypes

Petra Famiyeh

Determining how Helicobacter pylori Vacuolating cytotoxin (VacA) induces gastric cell damage

Sydney Johnson

Vitamin D regulation of expression of the IBD susceptibly gene ATG16L1


Gurrattan Chandoke

AMPK regulates extravillous trophoblast invasion

Solomon Fisher

Role of Fzd7 in the uptake of exosomal Wnt7a

Kevin Ho

Characterizing TβL1 SUMOylation in Dupuytren’s Disease


Nahid Iseyas

Cytoskeletal Remodeling in Macrophages: The Role of RhoA in Slit2-Robo1 Signaling

Brendan Kelly

The role of FGL2 in Luteal Angiogenesis

Kyle Scoten

Exploring gender differences in concussion awareness through the evaluation of a BC Hockey training mandate for on-ice officials


Joelle Soriano

The role of dietary factors in inflammatory bowel disease: a clinical food guide for patients

Nayeon Kim

Determination of Kallikrein 5 Hyperactivity in Atopic Dermatitis

Yun-Kyo Kim

Activated Hedgehog Signalling in Renal Stromal Cells Disrupts Pelvis Formation and Vasculature Patterning


Arita Alija

Novel National STEM-Based Early Education Strategy for Improving Reporting and Outcome in Canadian Children Diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Mehima Kang

Risk of chronic kidney disease following acute kidney injury during diabetic ketoacidosis in children with type 1 diabetes

Natalia Konstantelos

Association of Low Birth Weight with Clinical Outcomes in Nephrotic Syndrome


Fiona Tang

The Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on Emotional Processing Strategies as Assessed via the Late Positive Potential Electrocortical Index

Aayushi Joshi

Rising fall-related death among seniors: Cause and effect of a policy change?

Alexandra Bosco

An Evaluation of Privatized Healthcare in an Urban Chicago Eye Institute


Jeeventh Kaur

Maple Syrup Urine Disease: A Retrospective Chart Review

Sarah Jarvis

Characterizing the natural progression of cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and timing of liver transplantation in children with biliary atresia: a competing risks analysis.

Feodor P-S

Systematic Review: Stimulant Medications and Induced Suicidality in Youth with ADHD


Newsha Mahinpey

Association between maternal vitamin D status during pregnancy and antenatal and postpartum depression: A systematic review

Ariana Mihan

SEAMO Ontario BASE  eConsult Pilot

Katarina Vukovojac

A systematic review of international comparison studies on physical/sports activity participation and cultural consumption


Gillian Liu

Evaluation of TGFb and IFNb cytokine induced polarization of neutrophil-like HL60 cells

Melika P-Sabbagh

Measuring Myelin-Specific T-cell Cytokine Responses in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) using ELISPOT

Nirob Saha

Investigating the Repolarization Capacity of Macrophages and its Implications in Wound Repair


Morgan Alford

Novel derivatives of kainic acid as inhibitors of neuroinflammatio

Sarah Latter

Influence of transcranial direct current stimulation on the posterior parietal cortex in action execution, action observation and action imagination

Mathew Yau

Quantitative Analysis of Spontaneous Movement in Full-Term Infants


Mariam Maltseva

Efficacy of recombinant wild type Vaccinia Virus

Lisa Oliviero

Characterization of the GREB1 interactome in human ovarian cancer cells

Mark Zaidi

Immunofluorescent Image Analysis of Tumour Hypoxia Microenvironments


Lazar Joksimovic

Risk of bias assessment of randomized controlled trials in high-impact rheumatology journals and general medical journals: a systematic review

Grace Yin

“The Case of the Castle”: A Study Abroad Strategy of Experiential Learning and its Implications for Medical Education

Christian Rampal

Exploring the potential role of KLK inhibitors as therapeutics in skin diseases


Helen Cai

An earlier diagnosis: Lung Clearance Index at age 3 can predict asthma risk at age 5

Smruthi Venkateshan

When to Watch and When to Worry

Sadek Mowakket

Reporting Time Horizons in Randomized Controlled Trials in Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review