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  • Livia Anthes, BSc

Supervisor:

Dr. Graham Dellaire

Program of Study:

MSc, Pathology

Project Title:

From diabetes to cancer: characterizing metformin sensitivity markers in breast cancer

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2016
  • Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) Scotia Scholar Award, 2016
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Graduate Scholarship, 2015
  • Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute (BHCRI) Summer Studentship, 2015
  • Faye Sobey Undergraduate Summer Research Award, 2013

Career Aspirations:

Following the completion of my MSc in Pathology, I hope to enter medical school and train to become a Medical Oncologist / Clinician Researcher. The people and institutions of Nova Scotia have been incredibly gracious in their support of my academic and personal pursuits - I ultimately hope to establish permanent roots in Atlantic Canada to help further cancer research and treatment, as well as to contribute to the training of the next generation of health researchers and practitioners.

Location:

Dalhousie University
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