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New Publication: Retinoblastoma Genetics in Kenya

We are excited to announce the first publication from the 2016 cohort of the University of Nairobi/University of Toronto Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholars program. Entitled 'Where Does it Come from?' Experiences Among Survivors and Parents of Children with Retinoblastoma in Kenya, the study explores how retinoblastoma genetics are understood and conceptualized by those [...]

By |2018-06-19T15:00:39+00:00December 1st, 2017|Blog Posts|Comments Off on New Publication: Retinoblastoma Genetics in Kenya

Congratulations to Adrina and Kai for winning best poster!

On October 28, 2017, team members Adrina Zhong and Kai Xia presented a poster at the Global Health Students and Young Professionals summit in Ottawa. The student-led event was organized alongside the annual Global Health Conference of the Canadian Society for International Health. Adrina and Kai presented their study, "Barriers and opportunities for genetic service delivery [...]

By |2018-06-19T15:01:14+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Blog Posts|0 Comments

New Publication!

We’re proud to announce our new publication entitled, “Ethical, social, and cultural issues related to clinical genetic testing and counseling in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a systematic review”, has been published in the journal Systematic Reviews. We’re currently busy analysing the results of the review, which will help us better understand the ethical, [...]

By |2018-06-19T15:01:19+00:00October 6th, 2017|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Summer Presentations

Our students had some incredible opportunities to present their work this summer. Below are some pictures from the Nairobi International Scientific Conference, Centre for Global Child Health Rounds, Ophthalmology Rounds, and student poster presentations. Students from our Kenya group presented at the Nairobi International Scientific Conference in June 2017.  Hannah presented on her work [...]

By |2018-06-19T15:01:26+00:00September 1st, 2017|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Canada 150+

The Dimaras Lab recently celebrated Canada 150+ with the Centre for Global Child Health. Top (left to right): Dr. Helen Dimaras, Arunan Selvarajah, Max Gelkopf, Kaitlyn Hougham Bottom (left to right): Beth White, Victoria Lee-Kim, Jamie Fujioka As part of the celebrations, some of our students were featured on the Centre for Global Child Health [...]

By |2018-06-19T15:01:39+00:00August 18th, 2017|Blog Posts|0 Comments

How is summer almost over?

This summer has been incredibly busy and we can’t believe it’s almost over! We’ve been working with two incredible student teams in Toronto and Kenya on a variety of projects. To get an idea of current research being conducted in the Dimaras lab, our students have provided a little information on their projects below. Beth [...]

By |2018-09-18T16:31:48+00:00August 4th, 2017|Blog Posts|0 Comments