PHAC Session @ CAHR Conference
Success at the CAHR Conference Weekend
Our very own, Dr. Darrell Tan was part of the panel for the PHAC Session at the CAHR Conference. The Symposium was an hour-long session led by PHAC and featuring several panelists from the HIV/AIDS field: researchers, community-based organizations, and people with living/lived experience of STBBI. The theme of this session was innovation in HIV […]
HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO ROBINSON TRUONG! MSc COMPLETE!
Congratulations Options Lab Team! Everyone who submitted an abstract got accepted and did an amazing job in Quebec City at the CAHR Conference. Ashan, Dr. Tan on behalf of Maryam, Matthew, Oscar and Yasamin had presentations while Sam, Oscar, Rob and Darrell also had abstracts accepted for poster presentations. Here are some photos from the […]
Risk Mitigation Strategies for gbMSM blood donors – International Symposium on Alternatives to Donation Deferral
On behalf of the entire Options Lab Team, we would like to congratulate Rob on successfully defending his masters thesis. We are very proud of Rob and excited to see what the future has in store for him! All the best.
Congrats Rob T!!
Héma-Québec, in partnership with Canadian Blood Services, hosted a free, virtual international symposium, on April 20, 2023. This one-day symposium focused on the strategies to mitigate the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections following the removal of deferral criteria related to sexual orientation. For the occasion, experts from countries which have moved to a gender-neutral, individualized risk […]
Congrats Rob & Shreya – IAS 2023
Robinson is on a roll with the conferences! Another abstract has been accepted for presentation at the upcoming IAPAC Adherence 2023 meeting in Puerto Rico. Congratulations Rob, we are all very proud of you!
CAHR 2023 – Congrats Team!
We are absolutely delighted to announce that both Robinson Truong and Shreya Shah have abstracts accepted to the International AIDS Society conference coming up in July. They were also both awarded scholarships to support their presentations at the IAS 2023 conference in Brisbane, Australia. Way to go!
Guest Blog: CTN postdoc Dr. Oscar J Pico Espinosa
We are so happy to announce that many members of our team have their abstracts accepted for either an oral presentation or a poster presentation at the 32nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research. The conference will be held April 27th-30th, 2023 in Quebec City. Congratulations! Post-doc Fellow, Dr. Oscar Javier Pico Espinosa is presenting […]
Congrats Ashan – Audience Choice at the Unity Health Toronto 5th Annual Elevator Pitch Competition
What a great feature on the CTN Guest Blog!! Our very own post-doc fellow, Dr. Oscar J. Pico Espinosa talks about his journey in healthcare and medicine research. He goes on to explain about the study he is currently working on called PrEP Implementation Project (PRIMP) and what he has learned so far from the […]
CBRC Summit 2022 – Vox Pop: Darrell Tan on mobilizing community in response to MPX
Congratulations Ashan for winning the Audience Choice Award on the Clinical (Dry Bench) side of his presentation at the St. Michael’s Hospital Research Student Association & Research Training Centre’s 5th Annual Elevator Pitch Competition. Way to go!
For Summit 2022: Pushing Possibilities, CBRC partnered with CATIE to create a series of short interviews with 2S/LGBTQ+ health leaders at the conference, asking them to share with us their thoughts about Summit 2022, including what they took taking away from the experience and their thoughts when it comes to pushing possibilities in queer and […]