Featured Trainees

Ajay Rajaram

Ajay Rajaram

PhD Candidate

Biography: Ajay is a PhD candidate in Medical Biophysics working with Drs. Keith St. Lawrence and Mamadou Diop. His work utilizes biomedical optics to explore precursors of brain injury in premature infants. He has developed a non-invasive device to monitor early brain development in newborns at Victoria Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.

Joanne Tang

Joanne Tang

MSc Candidate

Biography: Joanne is a MSc candidate in Medical Biophysics working under the supervision of Drs. Lisa Hoffman and Udunna Anazodo at the Lawson Health Research Institute. Her work is one of the first to investigate the role of inflammation in modifying heart and brain degeneration in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy using multimodal imaging, specifically PET, CT and MRI.

Raanan Marants

Raanan Marants

CAMPEP PhD Candidate

Biography: Raanan is a CAMPEP PhD candidate in Medical Biophysics working with Dr. Ting-Yim Lee, an imaging scientist at the Robarts Research Institute, and Dr. Christopher McIntyre, a clinician-scientist at the Kidney Clinical Research Unit. Raanan is using CT perfusion imaging to quantify and describe how hemodialysis affects multiple organ systems in end-stage kidney disease patients.