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  • Aaron Robichaud, MD, BSc

Supervisor:

Dr. Adrienne Weeks

Co-supervisor:

Dr. Sultan Darvesh

Program of Study:

Master’s, Medical Neuroscience; Resident, Neurosurgery

Project Title:

Investigating the role of stress granules in the resistance of glioblastoma to current therapies

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2016 ($17,850)
  • Killam Award, 2016 ($7000)
  • Dr. William D Stevenson Research Award, 2016 ($1000)
  • Michael Brothers Prize in Neuroscience, 2012 ($1235)

Career Aspirations:

I will complete my neurosurgical training in 2019, and plan to undertake a fellowship in skull base surgery.  I have an interest in neuro-oncology, and I would like to focus in this area.  With a background in basic science research, particularly focused on brain tumours, I would like to be involved in research as a part of my career as a neurosurgeon.

Location:

QEII Health Sciences Centre

Publications:

Robichaud A S, Clarke D B, O’Kelly C, Beed M, Brindley P G.  Acute Care SINS: Surgical Insights for the Non-surgeon. Chapter 13: Spine Surgery SINS.  Canadian J Gen Int Med, 2015; 10(4): 23 – 32.

Robichaud A S, Clarke D B, O’Kelly C, Beed M, Brindley P G.  Acute Care SINS: Surgical Insights for the Non-surgeon. Chapter 12: Brain Surgery SINS.  Canadian J Gen Int Med, 2015; 10(3): 6 – 15.

Robichaud A S, Christie S.  Diagnosis and management of cervical myelopathy.  J Current Clin Care, 2015; 5(2): 24 – 40.

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