LAB ANNOUNCEMENTS

2021

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for being awarded an abstract award for ECTRIMS registration!!

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for being selected as a Science Communication Network (SCN) fellow for 2021-22!

  • Congrats to Meaghan Hall for winning Best Poster at the 2021 Birth Defects Research and Prevention conference!

  • Congrats to Meaghan Hall for her OGS award!!           o

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for her OGS award!!           

  • Congrats to Carly Goodman for being awarded a CIHR Canadian Graduate Scholarship (CGS) for her Master's work!

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for being matched to one of her top choice internship sites at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)!!

  • Congrats to Jasmyn Cunningham for being selected as the recipient for the Occupational & Environmental Medicine 2020 Resident/Medical Student Bursary to attend the 2021 OEMAC Annual Conference in Victoria B.C.

  • Congrats to Carly Goodman for placing second for best Speed Talk at ISEE Young!

2020

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for being awarded a CIHR Canadian Graduate Scholarship (CGS) for Doctoral work!

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina for her nomination to the Canadian Departments of Psychology (CCDP) Certificate of Teaching Excellence Award! 

  • Congrats to Meaghan Hall for being awarded a SSHRC Canadian Graduate Scholarship (CGS) for her Master's work!

  • Congrats to Jasmyn Cunningham for being selected as a recipient of the 2020 McMaster Medical Student Research Excellence Scholarship (MAC RES) for her research on fluoride and sleep outcomes! 

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina for publishing her ABC paper entitled: "Consistent physical activity and future neurocognitive problems in adult survivors of childhood cancers:  A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study" in Journal of Clinical Oncology! 

  • Congrats to Julia Riddell for successful defense of her PhD dissertation!

2019

  • Congrats to Julia Riddell for receiving the Best Poster award at the CADDRA Research Meeting!

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for being awarded the 2019 CD Area Research Award!

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for being awarded the 2019 YUPC Award! 

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for her successful defense of her MA thesis entitled: Emotional recognition and amygdala volume in pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis!

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for receiving a travel award to present at the 2019 Teratology conference!

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for being awarded a CGS Doctoral Award ($35K for 3 years!) Way to go!

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for being selected to attend the 2019 endMS Summer School! See here for her MS Society of Canada profile spotlight.

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for being selected as the trainee representative member of the endMS Education and Training Committee! 

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for being selected as a President's Ambassador! 

2018

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for being selected as one of the recipients of the 2017-18 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships awarded by the NSERC ($50,000 / yr x 3)! What an honour. We are all very proud of your success!!

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for publishing her very interesting SPRINT MS article entitled: Chronobiological regulation of psychosocial and physiological outcomes in multiple sclerosis in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. Nice work. See article here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149763417309065

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for her successful MA defense entitled: Prenatal fluoride exposure and neurodevelopmental outcomes in a national birth cohort (defended 07/05/2018)!  Accepted with NO revisions and nominated for the university-wide thesis prize! Awesome.

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for completing her first MS Summer School held in Toronto this year.

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for her MS Society Scholarship for her Master's research! ($20,000!)

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for her LaMarsh Graduate Student Research Award ($3000)

2017

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for being awarded the 2017 Master's level CD area Student Leadership Award! 

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for having her abstract accepted for the 2017 Brain Child Partners Conference!

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for getting her undergrad thesis project, entitled "Hippocampal activity during a word-pair association task in depressed young adults" accepted for publication in Adolescent Psychiatry.

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for being selected to advance to the next stage of the Vanier and Trudeau scholarship nomination!  Good luck!

  • Congrats to Tracy Fabri for getting her manuscript published in J Pediatric Rehab Medicine entitled: Language-based Neuropsychological Profile following Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Secondary to Arteriovenous Malformation!  Welcome to the Till lab!!

  • Congratulations to Elisea De Somma for her successful defense of her MA thesis entitled: Physical Activity and its Association with White Matter Integrity and Cognitive Efficiency in Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis (20/07/2017)

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina on her wedding (02/07/17)!  What a blast!!                                                

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma and Emily Barlow-Krelina for being selected to attend the endMS Summer School in St. John's, Newfoundland!

  • Congrats to Rivky Green for her platform presentation at IMSCOGS in Dusseldorf!  Great job!

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for her OGS award!! Woohoo!

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for her OGS award!!           

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina for her MS Doctoral Scholarship ($22,000; announced in March)... and a 3-yr CIHR Doctoral Award ($35,000 x 3 yrs; announced in April)!!!  WOW!       

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for coming in third place in the York University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition!  ($250!!) and then winning first place for the 3MT at endMS Summer School!!  You rock!                                        

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma and Emily Barlow-Krelina for receiving offers to their first choice clinical practicum sites!  Awesome!​​​​

  • Congrats to Rivka Green for being awarded the 2017 Meighen Wright Foundation Maternal-Child Health Graduate Scholarship ($10,000)       

2016

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for her well-received oral presentation at the endMS 2016 conference!

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina for:

    • being awarded the endMS Conference Trainee Poster Award in the Cognition & Behaviour category!!  (Dec 9, 2016)

    • being awarded the 2016 Master's level CD area Student Leadership Award! 

    • for successfully defending her MA thesis on July 20, 2016!! Title of thesis:  Functional Activation Patterns in Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis: Does Physical Activity Play a Role in the Maintenance of Working Memory?        

    • and for her ECTRIMS 2016 Travel Award!                                                              

  • Congrats to Mahsa Sadeghi for:

    • being selected to receive the Ivana-Guglietti Kelly Prize for her undergraduate thesis entitled: "Feasibility of computerized working memory training in individuals with Huntington’s Disease"! 

    • For her acceptance to the University of Waterloo to study Clinical Psychology!              

  • Congrats to Ashley Malin for receiving the Normal Endler Award($1000) for the top published research paper (Environmental Health) written by a graduate student in our department in 2015!  Well deserved!      

  • Congrats to Ashley Malin for accepting a post-doc at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York! Wishing you much success!

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina for presenting her work at the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) convention in Victoria!                                                           

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for being selected as an MS SPRINT leader and for the award that accompanies this honour! 

  • Congrats to Elisea De Somma for her MS Scholarship ($20,000)!                

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina and Elisea De Somma for being selected to go to MS Summer School in Vancouver, B.C.!  Enjoy!

2015

  • Congrats to Emily Barlow-Krelina for achieving the Blue Ribbon Award ($1000) from the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology at APA!!