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News in the Program

February 1, 2022

A pair of Memorial researchers have landed recognition for their innovative studies aimed at transforming the future of arthritis.

Salem Werdyani, PhD student, and Dr. Guangju Zhai, professor, Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, are included on the Arthritis Society of Canada’s list of the top 10 research advancements for 2021.

January 25, 2022
Dr. Sevtap Savas, PhD., a cancer scientist and professor at the Division of Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed as the Chair of the Advocacy Committee of the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO), a national organization with a mandate to “improve the capacity and excellence in psychosocial oncology services in Canada and beyond” through research, education, collaboration, and clinical practice.
July 21, 2020
Gerissa Fowler (B.Sc.’16) has been named this year’s Rothermere Fellowship recipient, one of Memorial’s most prestigious and lucrative scholarships.
July 21, 2020
New research from the Faculty of Medicine allows women to make better decisions when it comes to preventive surgeries and screenings for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
May 21, 2020
Daniel Evans is one of only three people to complete the MD-PhD program in the Faculty of Medicine. For Evans, this means he can be a physician and a scientist, something he always knew would be his path.

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