Current Residents

PGY1: SIMON THEBAULT

 

Education

MBBCh (Hons), Cardiff University, UK, 2014

MSc (by research) Clinical Neurology, Oxford University, UK, 2013

UK Foundation Programme (rotating internships), Jersey, UK, 2016

Interests in Neurology:

  • Neuroimmunology
  • Sleep
  • Neurocritical care

 Hobbies:

  • Travel
  • Biking
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Languages
  • (Skiing, working on it)

Selected Publications

Thebault S. et al. 2015. ‘Neuronal Antibodies in Children with or without Narcolepsy following H1N1-AS03 Vaccination’. PLoS One. 10(6):e0129555. Available online: [www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26090827]

Thebault S., Simmens A. 2014. ‘Facial nerve palsy at presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in a 4 year old’. The Welsh Paediatric Journal. (41): 15-17.

Thebault S., Vincent A. Gringras P. 2013. ‘Narcolepsy and H1N1 vaccination: a link?’. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine. 19(6): 587-93. Available online: [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24048081]

Thebault S. 2013. Is Narcolepsy an antibody-mediated autoimmune disease. MSc (by research) Thesis. University of Oxford. Available online: [http://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:d3c58629-a54a-4d1f-8fb9-01c8048f35f1] (accessed Oct. 7, 2015)

Kempshall, E., Thebault S., Morgan B.P., Harris C.L., Gallimore A. 2012. ‘Complement-Induced Protection: an explanation for the limitations of cell-based tumour immunotherapies’. Immunology and cell biology 90(9): 869-71. Available online: [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22777521]

Selected Posters

Thebault S. Woodhall M. Waters P. Vincent A. 2013. ‘Autoantibodies in children with recent onset narcolepsy’. British Paediatric Neurology Association 2013 Annual Meeting. Manchester. Jan. 23, 2013. Abstract available online: [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dmcn.12060/pdf]

Thebault S. Waters P., Vincent A. 2012. ‘Putative Autoantibodies in Narcolepsy’. Poster. Wales Undergraduate Medical Conference. Cardiff. Nov. 23, 2012

Thebault S., Waters P., Woodhall M., Clover L., Pettingill R., Nibber A., Vincent A. 2012. ‘Is narcolepsy an autoimmune disease?’. Poster. Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences annual poster day. Oxford. Apr. 27, 2012

PGY1: MAGGIE MOORE

 

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Dalhousie University 2016

Interests in Neurology

  • Stroke
  • Neuro-immunology
  • General Neurology

Hobbies

Running, snowboarding, travel, food

Selected Publications

MacLeod, R.J., Moores, M.E., Beninger, R.J. 2012. Amphetamine stimulates Wnt3 increases in rat nucleus accumbens. Neuroreport 23(14):846-850

Selected Posters

Moores, M., Fenerty, L., Thibault-Halman, G., Kureshi, N., Walling, S., Clarke, D.B. (2015). Use of drains versus no drains after burr-hole evacuation of chronic subdural hematoma. Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, 50th Annual Congress; Toronto, ON

Moores, M., Darvesh, S., Reid, A., Cash, M. (2013). Association between butyrylcholinesterase and apolipoprotein E genetic polymorphisms and Alzheimer’s disease. Dalhousie IHRTP Health Research Day; Halifax, NS

PGY1: LAUREL CHARLESWORTH

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PGY1: LILY PANAMSKI

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PGY2: STACEY TOKAR

Education

HBSc Applied Biomolecular Science, Lakehead University, 2011

Doctor of Medicine, NOSM, 2015

Interests in Neurology:

General Neurology

Hobbies:

Reading, travelling, working out, camping, country music

Selected Publications/Posters: a work in progress

PGY2: JUSTIN GRAVELINE

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PGY2: GAURUV BOSE

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PGY2: RESHMI ROY

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PGY2: NILY OSMAN

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PGY3: VIGNAN YOGENDRAKUMAR

Education:

MSc, University of Ottawa (Expected 2019)

MD, University of British Columbia (2014)

BSc (Hons), University of British Columbia (2010)

Interests in Neurology

  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Endovascular Therapy
Hobbies
  • Hiking
  • Cooking
  • Classic guitar
  • Cross-country & downhill skiing

Selected Publications

V. Yogendrakumar, A.M. Demchuk, R.I. Aviv, D. Rodriguez-Luna, C.A. Molina, Y.S. Blas, I. Dzialowski, A. Kobayashi, J. Boulanger, C. Lum, G. Gubitz, V. Padma, J. Roy, C.S. Kase, R. Bhatia, M. Ali, P. Lyden, M.D. Hill, D. Dowlatshahi. Lack of Early Improvement Predicts Poor Clinical Outcome Following Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage. In Preparation (2017).

V. Yogendrakumar, A.M. Demchuk, R.I. Aviv, D. Rodriguez-Luna, C.A. Molina, Y.S. Blas, I. Dzialowski, A. Kobayashi, J. Boulanger, C. Lum, G. Gubitz, V. Padma, J. Roy, C.S. Kase, R. Bhatia, M.D. Hill, D. Dowlatshahi. Location of Hemorrhage Predicts Hematoma Expansion and Clinical Outcome. European Stroke Journal. Submitted (2017)

D. Dowlatshahi, V. Yogendrakumar, R.I. Aviv, D. Rodriguez-Luna, C.A. Molina, Y.S. Blas, I. Dzialowski, A. Czlonkowska, J. Boulanger, C. Lum, G. Gubitz, V. Padma, J. Roy, C.S. Kase, R. Bhatia, M.D. Hill, A.M. Demchuk. Small Intracerebral Hemorrhage Have a Low Spot Sign Prevalence and Are Less Likely to Expand. Int J Stroke. 2016; 11(2):191-197.

DJ Kim, V Yogendrakumar, J Chiang, E Ty, ZJ Wang, MJ McKeown. Noisy Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation Modulates the Amplitude of EEG Synchrony Patterns. PLoS ONE. 2013 Jul 18;8(7).

Selected Posters

Graveline J, La Piana R, Del Pilar Cortes M, Tampieri D (2014). Diagnosis and Management of Intra- and Extra-Cranial Dissecting Aneurysms: Focus on CTA as a Non-Invasive Diagnostic Technique. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Montreal, CA.

Graveline J, La Piana R, Del Pilar Cortes M, Tampieri D (2013). Occurrence, Diagnosis and Management of Intra- and Extra-Cranial Dissecting Aneurysms. Denis Melancon Neuroradiology Conference, Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, CA.

Graveline J, Nguyen K, Rymar V, Sadikot AF (2012). Role of the Neurotrophin BDNF in the pathogenesis of Huntington’s Disease. McGill Faculty of Medicine Research Day, Montreal, CA.

PGY3: MICHELLE LANEUVILLE

Education

Bachelor’s of Science (Physiology Major), McGill University, 2008

Doctorat of Medicine, Université de Montréal, 2014

Interests in Neurology: General Neurology (so everything!)

Hobbies: Travel, Swimming, Skating, Spinning, Gastronauts (aka eating)

Selected Publications: None yet, but working on it.

Selected Posters:

Laneuville M, Woulfe J, Dyment D, Warman-Chardon J. “LDB3/ZASP-related Myofibrillar Myopathy Associated with Marked Phenotypic Variability”

  • 3rd Ottawa International Conference on Neuromuscular Biology, Disease and Therapy, Sept 2015.
  • Ottawa Resident Research Day, June 2016.
  • World Muscle Society Congress, Oct 2016.

PGY3: TESS SUDENIS FITZPATRICK

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Queen’s University, 2014

Interests in Neurology

  • Stroke
  • Neuro-critical care
  • Neuro-ophthalmology

Hobbies

Running, cooking, travel, wine

Selected Publications

  • [Fitzpatrick T, Carrier M, Le Gal G. Cancer-related atrial fibrillation and the risk of stroke. Submitted to Thrombosis Research January 2017.] 
  • [Fernando S, Fitzpatrick T, Hurdle H, Anand A, Skinner C, Boyd K, Dumitrascu G, Hooper J. Recurrent non-epipleptiform seizure-like phenomena secondary to propofol administration.  Revised version submitted to the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia January 2017.]
  • Sudenis T, Hall K, Cartotto RC. Enteral nutrition: What the dietitian prescribes isn’t what the patient gets! Journal of Burn Care and Research. 2015;36(2):297-305.

Available online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24722665

  •  Ashbury T, Milne B, McVicar J, Holden R, Phelan R, Sudenis T, VanDenkerkhof E. A clinical tool to predict adverse behaviour in children at the induction of anesthesia. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2014;61(6):543-50.

Available online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24844200

  • Boulos MI, Umapathy K, Shokrollahi P, McConville KMV, Sudenis T, Jewell DR, Krishnan S, Murray BJ. Automated detection of nocturnal slow eye movements modulated by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 2011;35(1):126-130.

Available online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20933562

Selected Posters

  • Sudenis T, Hall K, Cartotto RC. (2013). Enteral nutrition: what the dietician prescribes isn’t what the patient gets! Journal of Burn Care & Research, 34(2), S152. Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Palm Springs, USA.
  • Chung K, Sudenis T, Maniatis K, Li Z, & Cartotto RC. (2013). Compensating with a “correction factor” to improve delivery of prescribed enteral nutrition in burn patients. Medical Student Annual Research Showcase, Kingston, CA.
  • Boulos MI, Umapathy K, Shokrollahi P, Krishnan S, McConville KMV, Sudenis T, Jewell DR, & Murray BJ. (2010). Serotonergic modulation of eye movements in sleep assessed by automated detection. Neurology,74(9;Suppl. 2), A274-5. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, Toronto, CA.
  • Boulos MI, Umapathy K, Shokrollahi P, Krishnan S, McConville KMV, Sudenis T, Jewell DR, & Murray BJ. (2010). Slow eye movements in light sleep on the maintenance of wakefulness test as a marker of sleepiness. Neurology, 74(9;Suppl. 2), A275. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, Toronto, CA.

PGY3: JOY DING

Education:

BA & Sc -  Mcgill University 2011

MD – McMaster University 2014

Interests in Neurology

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Infectious Diseases
  • General Neurology

Hobbies

  • Camping, hiking, backpacking trips
  • Painting, DYI projects
  • Triathlons

Selected Publications

Ding J, Easton A. Neuroinfectious diseases course. Advances in clinical neurosciences and rehabilitation. 16:Nov-Jan 2017.

Two others submitted and pending review.

PGY3: PAULINA KYRIAKOPOULOS

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PGY4: ACHILLES LEBLANC

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 2013 Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology, St. FX University, 2009

Interests in Neurology:

Stroke, pre-hospital, quality improvement, systems of care, neurological emergencies

Selected academic projects:

- Intracranial stenting: One case, three teaching points – in progress

- CT perfusion in acute stroke intervention: CBV reversibility – in progress – Stroke secondary to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: Case presentation at the Canadian Stroke Review Course in March 2015 – Application of the clock drawing task in acute stroke – abstract published in Stroke in November 2012; presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress in October 2012 – Neuroprotection of WIN55 in stroke: undergraduate honours thesis, presented at the St. FX 7th annual research day in 2009 – Short review on the approach to pediatric head injury – ‘ Emergency Department’s Case of the Month: Head’s Up’ – published in the Canadian Journal of Diagnosis in October 2011

Hobbies: Travel, adventures, hiking, soccer, music, patios, interior decor, wine, fine arts, molecular gastronomy (eating.. sometimes creating), spending quality time with family and friends

PGY4: ANA BRADI

Education

Doctor of Medicine – Queen’s University 2013

BSc. Behavioural Neuroscience – University of Toronto 2008

Interests in Neurology

  • General Neurology
  • Medical Education

Hobbies

  • Hiking
  • Cooking
  • Visual Arts
  • Travel

Selected Publications

Bradi AC, Audisho N, Casey DK, Chapman KR.: Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in Canada: regional disparities in diagnosis and management. COPD. 2015 May;12 Suppl 1:15-21.

Bradi AC, Adam JJ,  Fischer MH, Pratt J: Modulating Fitts’s Law: The effect of disappearing allocentric information. Experimental Brain Research 2009. 194(4): 571-6

Selected Posters

Bradi, AC, Sitwell, L., Liddy, C., Afkham A., Keely, E.  Ask a Neurologist: What Primary Care Providers want to know, and the potential for reducing referrals through eConsults.

Abstract submitted to American Academy of Neurology conference 2017

Bradi AC, Ferrara S, Zoutman D, Pokrupa R. ESR and CRP reliably increase in immune compromised patients with spinal infections.

Abstract presented at the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation 47th Annual Congress, Ottawa, 2012

Bradi AC, Moro E, Wadia P, Chapman KR. Breathlessness after Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery:  A Pilot Study

Abstract presented at the American Thoracic Society Annual Conference, San Diego, 201

PGY4: SARAH WALSH

Education

MD, University of Calgary (2012)

PhD Neuroscience, University of Calgary (2010)

BSc Biology, Wilfrid Laurier University (2005)

Interests in Neurology

  • Neuro-palliative care
  • Neuromuscular

Hobbies

Wrangling small children, music, cooking, wine appreciation, digital peer support, board games

Selected Publications

Bloch SR, Vo NT, Walsh SK, Chen C1, Lee LE, Hodson PV, Bols NC.  (2016). Development of a cell line from the American eel brain expressing endothelial cell properties. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 52(4):395-409

Walsh SK, Kumar R, Grochmal J, Kemp SW, Forden J, Midha R. (2012). Fate of Stem Cell Transplants in Peripheral Nerves. Stem Cell Research. 8(2):226-3

Walsh SK, Gordon T, Addas BM, Kemp SW, Midha R. (2010). Skin-derived precursor cells enhance peripheral nerve regeneration following chronic denervation. Experimental Neurology, 221(1): 221-228

Walsh SK, Biernaskie J, Kemp SW, Midha, R. (2009). Supplementation of Acellular Nerve Grafts with Skin Derived Precursor Cells Promotes Peripheral Nerve Regeneration. Neuroscience, 164: 1097-1107

Selected Posters

Teed M, Martineau I, Shamy M, Walsh S, Scott J, Lavoie J, Zwicker J. Standardizing communication about stroke palliation: are we all on the same page? Canadian Stroke Congress, Sep 15-17, 2016

Walsh SK and Midha R. Skin-derived Stem Cells Act as Functional Schwann Cells When Transplanted into Lesioned Peripheral Nerve. Poster presentation at the 2nd annual Leaders in Medicine Research Symposium, University of Calgary, November 5, 2010 **Winner, outstanding poster award

Walsh SK, and Midha R. (2009). Skin-derived stem cells act as functional Schwann cells when transplanted into lesioned peripheral nerve. 2009 CSCI Young investigator’s forum Sept 21-23, 09. Clinical and Investigative Medicine 32(4)

 Walsh SK, Gordon T, Midha R. (2009). Skin-derived precursor cells secrete bioactive factors that enhance regeneration through the chronically denervated nerve. 2009 Meeting of the Peripheral Nerve Society July 4-8, 2009 Wurzburg, Germany Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System 14(Suppl2): 156

PGY4: JOHN BROOKES

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PGY4: IONA MEDREA

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