canadian league against epilepsy awards
2020 Non-Trainee Awards
2020 Junior Investigator Award - CLOSED
Paule Lessard Bonaventure is a Canadian neurosurgeon. She succesfully completed her neurosurgery residency and clinician investigator program at Université Laval, Quebec, Canada, in 2019. She holds a master’s degree in clinical epidemiology and is currently a PhD candidate in epidemiology and biostatistics. Her doctoral thesis is on post-traumatic epilepsy and the use of continuous EEG in neuro-ICU. She was awarded a Charles Banting and Charles Best CIHR’s Scholarship and a FRQS/MSSS Resident Physician Health Research Career Training Program Award for her research training. After her 2020-2021 fellowship in epilepsy surgery at the University of Western Ontario, she will work as an epilepsy surgeon-scientist at the CHU de Québec-Université Laval.
Laura Gill is just finishing her neurology residency at UBC. She is looking forward to her two year clinical-research fellowship in Epilepsy/EEG in Calgary starting in July 2020. Her fellowship research will focus on using intracranial EEG-fMRI to refine the localization of the seizure onset zone under the direction of Dr Paolo Federico. After fellowship she hopes to return to the Vancouver to help create a clinical/ research fMRI epilepsy program
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