Postdoctoral Research Fellows/Visiting ProfessorsSickKids PositionCurrent Position
Dr. Brendan Drumm



Paediatric Gastroenterology
Research Fellow
1986 – 1988
Professor
University College, Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Sybille KoletzkoPaediatric Gastroenterology
Clinical Research Fellow
1986 - 1988
Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Children's Hospital, Univiversity of Munich
Munich, Germany
Dr. S.G. HemalathaPost-doctoral (PhD)
Research Fellow
1988 - 1989
Research Associate in Department of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH.
Dr. David MackPaediatric Gastroenterology
Research Fellow
1988 – 1990
Professor of Paediatrics and Division Chief
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
Dr. Sheila CroweCFIC Clinical Scholar
1990, 1991
Professor of Medicine, Director of Research
University of California
San Diego, CA.
Dr. Souheil ShabibPaediatric Gastroenterology
Clinical Research Fellow
1991 - 1992
Paediatric Gastroenterologist
King Faisal Specialist Hospital Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
Dr. Benjamin GoldPaediatric Gastroenterology
Research Fellow
1991 - 1993
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Atlanta, GA
Dr. William BourkePaediatric Gastroenterology
Research Fellow
1993 - 1996
Professor
Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children
University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Andrew DayPaediatric Gastroenterology
Research Fellow
1998 - 2000
Cure Kids Chair
University of Otago
Christchurch, New Zealand
Dr. Bin (Brenda) SuPost-doctoral Fellow
2000 - 2002
Medical Research Specialist
College of Medicine and Health Science, UAE University,
Al-Ain United, Arab Emirates
Dr Hien HuynhPaediatric Gastroenterology
Research Fellow
2001 - 2002
Associate Professor of Paediatrics and Division
Chief of Pediatric/Gastroenterology
University of Alberta
Dr. David Mitchell Paediatric Gastroenterology
Research Fellow
2002 - 2004
Pediatric Gastroenterology Consultant
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland
Dr. Mehri ZareiePost-doctoral Fellow
2002 - 2005
Pharmacist
Ajax, Ontario
Dr. Seiichi KatoVisiting Professor
Sabbatical
2004
Accociate Professor of Pediatrics,
Tohoku University School of Medicine,
Sendai, Japan
Dr. Eytan WinePaediatric Gastroenterology
Fellow
2006-2008
Paediatric Gastroenterology
University of Alberta
AHFMR Research Scholar
Dr. Melanie Gareau Post-doctoral Fellow
2006 – 2010
Assistant Professor, UC Davis
Davis, CA
Dr. Amit Assa Paediatric Gastroenterology Fellow
2012-2013
Assistant Professor
Schneider’s Children’s Hospital
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Dr. Kathryn Howe Post-doctoral Fellow
2012-2013
General Surgery Resident
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Dr. Jaana Rautava Post-doctoral Fellow
2012-2013
Senior Lecturer
University of Turku
Turku, Finland
Dr. Thomas AbrahamssonPost-doctoral Fellow
2013-2014
University Consultant in Neonatology,
Department of Pediatrics,
University Hospital Linkoping,
Linkoping, Sweden
Dr. Linda VongPost-doctoral Fellow
2011-2015
Centre Manager
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
Dr. William YeungPost-doctoral Fellow
2014-2015
Senior Consultant
Ryan
Mississauga, Ontario
Dr. Ana PilarPost-doctoral Fellow
2013-2015
Microbiologist, Laboratory Technologist
Health Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
Dr. Eberhard LurzPaediatric Gastroenterology Research Fellow
2014-2016
Staff Pediatric Gastroenterologist
von Hauner Children's Hospital
Ludwig Maximillians University
Munich, Germany
Dr. Pekka MaattanenPost-doctoral Fellow
2014-2016
Assistant Professor
Burman University
Lacombe, Alberta
Graduate StudentsSicKids PositionCurrent Position
Marlene DytocPhD Graduate Student
September 1990 - September 1993
PhD awarded, Fall 1993
Clinical Professor of Medicine (Dermatology)
University of Alberta
Dana PhilpottPhD Graduate Student
1992 - 1996
PhD awarded, October 1996
Associate Professor of Immunology
University of Toronto and
Howard Hughes International Research Scholar
Arif IsmailiPhD Graduate Student
1993 - 1997
PhD awarded, December 1997
Gastroenterologist
Cambridge, Ontario
Dr. Nicola JonesPaediatric Gastroenterology Research Fellow
1994 – 1999
PhD Graduate Student
1995 - 1999
PhD awarded, June 1999
Staff Paediatrician and Senior Scientist
The Hospital for Sick Children
Professor of Paediatrics and Physiology
University of Toronto
Jennifer LynettMSc Graduate Student in Department of Pathobiology
1997 - 1999
MSc awarded, September 1999
Technology Transfer Manager
Children's and Women's Hospital University of British Columbia
Gilbert Wu MSc Graduate Student in Department of Pathobiology
1997 - 1999
MSc Awarded, July 1999
Graduated Medical Student
from the University of Calgary
Calgary, AB
Joyce ChingMSc Graduate Student in Institute of Medical Sciences
2000 - 2002
MSc Awarded, July 2002
Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist
Rouge Valley Health System
Toronto, ON
Peter CeponisPhD Graduate Student in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
2001 - 2004
PhD Awarded, September 2004
Medical Officer and Family Doctor
Canadian Forces Base Shilo
Shilo, Manitoba
Dr. Frank LinPhD Graduate Student in Institute of Medical Sciences
2001-2005
PhD awarded, January 2005
Summer Student
June - August 1994
Staff Gastroenterologist
Markham Stouffville Hospital
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Narveen JanduPhD Graduate Student in Institute of Medical Sciences
PhD awarded, September 2008
Assistant Professor of Biology
Gannon University
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Kevin DonatoPhD Graduate Student in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
PhD awarded, September 2010
Scientific Evaluator Health Canada
Ottawa, ON
Grace Shen-TuPhD Graduate Student in Institute of Medical Sciences
PhD awarded, September 2010
Research Lead
Alberta's Tomorrow Project
Alberta Health Services
Calgary, AB
Dr. Juan OssaMSc Graduate Student in Institute of Medical Sciences
MSc awarded, September 2012
Assistant Professor
Department of Paediatrics
Cirugia Infantil Oriente
University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Nathan HoPhD Graduate Student in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
PhD awarded, September 2012
Medical Education Liaison
Bayer Inc.
Medical and Scientific Affairs
Mississauga, ON.
Richard WuPhD Graduate Student in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology
PhD awarded, July 2017
Medical School
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
Undergraduates/Summer StudentsSickKids PositionCurrent Position
Dr. Carol DurnoSummer Student
May - August 1986
May - August 1987
Assistant Professor of Paediatrics
The Hospital for Sick Children
University Toronto
Daniel MamelakSummer Student.
May - August 1990
May - August 1991
Director
Customs Biologics
Toronto, Ontario
Praveen IslurSummer Student
May - August 1992
May - August 1994
Dentist
Surrey, BC
Monique JacquesSummer Student
1993, 1994
Teacher
Board of Education
Peel, Ontario
Sophia Mittas
Microbiology
Undergraduate Student
1993 - 1994
MSc Graduate Student
University of Toronto
Department of Microbiology
Alan Sihoe


Medical Student, Research Elective
Cambridge University
March - May 1994
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief Thoracic Surgeon
University of Hong Kong Shenzhen
Hospital, Hong Kong
Susy LeeSummer Student
May - July 1996
May - July 1998
Dentist
Horeshoe Valley Dental
Oro-Medonte, Ontario
Walter MakSummer Student
May - July 1996
May - July 1997
Assistant Professor
University of Toronto,
Radiologist,
St Michael's Hospital,
Toronto, ON
Avinash IslurSummer Student
May - July 1997
May - July 1998
Assistant Professor
Chief of Plastic Surgery
University of Manitoba
Soo Chan
Microbiology
Undergraduate Student
1997 - 1998
Graduate Student
Health Research Methodology
McMaster University
Hilary JenningSummer Student
May - July 1998
May - July 1999
Pharmacist
Belleville, Ontario
Carey PanotSummer Student
May - July 1999
Graduated from the
University of Western Ontario
Edwin YauUndergraduate StudentPharmacy Student
University of British Columbia
Naveen BasappaSummer Student
May - July 2000
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology
University of Alberta
Helen YeungSummer Student
July - August 2000
Psychiatrist
University of Calgary
Peter Ngo
Summer Student
May - August 2001
School of Dentistry
University of Toronto
Peppy PereiraSummer Student
June - August 2002
Director
Medical Learning Solutions at Metrix Group
Toronto, ON
Mahsa GordonpourSummer Student
September 2004 - September 2005
Chiropractor
College of Chiropractors, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
Rohit PrajapatiMedical Student Research Elective
Warwick Medical School, England
March - April 2005
Medical Student
Warwick Medical School
England
Nelab AlingarySummer Student
May - August 2005
Family Physician
Signal Medical Clinic
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Agatha JassemSummer Student
May - August 2005
Clinical Microbiologist
British Columbia Centre for Disease Control,
British Columbia
Zoe Jing Jing ZengSummer Student
May - July 2007
Lawyer
St Catharines, ON
Yu Jing (Jenny) WangSummer Student
May - August 2009
Medical Student
University of Toronto
Lee HanUndergraduate Student
September 2010 - April 2011
Consultant
Health Services Providers, Atlanta, GA
Sachin KumarSummer Student
May – July 2010
MD, PhD Student
University of Toronto
Rose DugganSummer Student
May – July 2010
MBA
Western University
London, ON
Matthew Shepherd
Summer Student
May – July 2012
Undergraduate Student
McGill University
Na’ama AvitzurSummer Student
May – August 2013
Undergraduate Student
Queen’s University
Kofi AntwiSummer Student
June - August 2014
Concurrent Education
York University
Sumayyah AbiffSummer Student
May-August 2015
Operations Support Specialist
Telaforce, LLC
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
 SickKids PositionCurrent Position
Rohini SoniResearch Technologist
1985 – 1999
Retired
Jane SmithResearch Technologist
Leslie CoolenResearch Technologist
David RodriguesResearch Technologist
2010-2011
Post Graduate Medical Education
Queen’s University
Kingston ON
Andrew SousaResearch Technologist
2010-2012
Assistant Director
Retail Industry Leaders Association
Washington D.C.
Steve HawleyResearch Technologist
2011-2012
Research Methods Specialist
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON

Robert LorentzResearch Technologist
2011-2012
Staff Pharmacist
Sobeys
Toronto, ON
Helen HeResearch Technologist
2012-2013
Lee PinellResearch Technologist
2012-2014
Postdoctoral Scientist
Shedd Aquarium
Chicago, Illinois
Steven BottsResearch Technologist
2016-2018
MD/PhD Student
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON