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This undergraduate research competition is an opportunity to showcase your work to other scientists, researchers, and professionals attending the Research Symposium.
This competition provides students an opportunity to create a research proposal, practice presentation skills and receive constructive feedback from a panel that includes physicians and researchers.
The top three (3) winning teams receive monetary prizes. Presentations will be relevant to the brain tumour research community. This competition allows students time to network and create awareness while engaging the brain tumour community in brain tumour research.
This years top 6 teams who moved forward and presented are from:
Thank you to everyone who joined us on October 1, to support and see these teams in action and see the future of Brain Tumour Professionals.
This year we had a unique situation that we had a tie for first place. Funds for first and second place were added together and divided amongst the top two teams and the “second” place received third place award funds, yet a second place “title”.
Thank you to all the teams that submitted Letters of Intent and those who were selected to present at our Student Research Competition. We look forward to seeing all your names again in future opportunities. Congratulations to the winning teams for 2022.
The joint winning team of this year’s competition is Dhruv Patel and Gurdit Sood of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Their presentation, “Developing a Radiogenomic Classification of Atypical Meningioma Using DNA Methylation Status and Machine Learning”, earned them joint first place and $1,750.
The joint winning team of this year’s competition is Jackie Ve and Rafeh Shahid of Western University in London, Ontario.
Their presentation, “Lock-on Missiles – Using Antibody-conjugated Dual-Packaged Stable Nucleic Acid Lipid Particles to Deliver miRNA and Small Molecule Inhibitors Against GATA-4 Expressing Atypical Meningiomas”, earned them joint first place and $1,750.
The team of Neevya Balasubramaniam and Nour Kabbes from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec came in third place.
Their research presentation, “Good day, bad day: Mobile health app for post-meningioma resection”, earned them second prize and $500.
If you’re interested in learning more about the Student Research Competition please contact:
Research Program Specialist
1-800-265-5106 ext. 240