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Scientific Presentation and Training Award Recipients

March 1st 2024


Youjin Elizabeth YOUN (supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Qian)
MD student- University of Montreal
Congress: 2024 Canadian Ophthalmology Society (COS) Annual Meeting   May 30-June 2nd 2024,  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Ontario, Canada   
The Structural and Functional Impact of Retinopathy of Prematurity in a Group of School-Aged Children

Samantha SASSEVILLE (supervisor: Dr. Stéphanie Proulx)
MSc student – Université Laval
Congress: Association for Research in Vision and Ophtalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting 2024  May 5-9 2024, Seattle Convention Center, Washington, USA 
Intercellular Junction Formation of Human Corneal Endothelial Cells Cultured on a Soft Substrate.

Peter Brotherwood (supervisors: Dr. Ian Charest and Shahab Bakhtiari)
PhD student – University of Montreal
Congress: 24th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS) – May 17-22 2024, TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, St. Pete Beach, Floride, USA
Neural responses in space and time to a massive set of natural scenes

Luke (Ajay) DAVID (supervisor: Dr. Michel Cayouette)
PhD student – Montreal Clinicial Research Institute
Congress: Gordon Research Conference – Visual System Development  May 19-24 2024, Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy 
Unlocking the regenerative potential of the mammalian retina

Aurélie FUENTES-RODRIGUEZ (supervisor: Dr. Solange Landreville)
PhD student  – Université Laval
Congress: American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting  April 5-10 2024, San Diego Convention Centre, USA  
Decoding the molecular mechanisms related to mutations in the GNAQ/11 and BAP1 genes in ocular melanoma

Dominique GEOFFRION  (supervisor: Dr. Mona Harissi-Dagher)
MD fellow – University of Montreal
Congress: 2024 Canadian Ophthalmology Society (COS) Annual Meeting – May 30-June 2nd 2024,  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Ontario, Canada 
Titles (2 presentations):  
Inflammatory tear cytokine levels in patients with Boston keratoprosthesis type 1 versus primary angle closure glaucoma, Probing Mechanisms and Improving Management of Glaucoma Following Boston Keratoprosthesis Surgery

Merve KULBAY  (supervisor: Dr. Cynthia Qian)
MD fellow – McGill University
Congress: Association for Research in Vision and Ophtalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting 2024 – May 5-9 2024, Seattle Convention Center, WashingtonUSA 
The Impact of Choroideremia on Female Carriers – A Global Survey

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