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Research Director: Dr. Jordan Feld

Biology Lead: Dr. Adam Gehring, PhD

Basic Science Research Lab Team: Alexander Mosa, Stuti Shah, Atif Zahoor


Clinical Research Staff Hepatologists and Fields of Expertise


Affiliate Scientist

  • Dr. Harry Janssen – Hepatitis B

Affiliate Scientist/Senior Biostatistician

  • Dr. Bettina Hansen, PhD

Clinical Research Manager

  • Seham Noureldin

Manager, Research Planning & Operations

  • Geraldine Karkada

Clinical Research Nurses

  • Bethany Barber
  • Magdalena Kuczynski (treatment nurse) – on secondment to Synapse
  • Danie La
  • Melissa Reyes

Clinical Research Coordinators/Analysts/Assistants

  • Nilofur Aga
  • Arpinder Bal
  • Orlando Cerocchi (part-time)
  • Jiayun (Jenny) Chen
  • Christine Hu
  • Shinthuka Jeganathan
  • Wing Yi (Joey) Li
  • Michelle Maria Mohan
  • Jonelle Pallotta
  • Leanna Smith
  • Ambreen Syeda
  • Ahreni Saunthar
  • Doinita Vladutu
  • Grace Wong

Research Fellows

  • Lmyaa Ata
  • Avisha Chowdhury
  • Dr. Kristel Leung – IHPME PhD Student, PSC Epidemiology
  • Andrew Mendlowitz
  • Loghman Salimzadeh

PhD & Graduate Students (2022 - 2023)

  • Grishma Hirode
  • Nahla Fadl ElMawla
  • Lauren Fernandez
  • Adrian Kuipery
  • Daniel Li
  • Jonah Lin
  • Shamir Malik
  • Juan Sanchez Vasquez (Diego)

Research Associate

  • Hooman Farhang-Zangneh

Research Clerk

  • Wesam Aleyadeh
  • Julia Casey
  • Erin Mandel

Research Students/Appointees/Volunteers

  • Tala Alzoubi
  • Joshua Feld
  • Joshua Hernandez
  • Marwa Ismail
  • Bailie Jones
  • Autumn Morency
  • Merishka Pillay
  • Christina Plagiannakos
  • Surain Roberts
  • Antoine Sioufi

Research Co-Op Students

  • Madeline Cameron
  • Drashti Jain
  • Sarah Sousa Tran

Special Project Staff

HepCnet

  • Coordinator: Kristina Mohan

Viral Hepatitis Care Network (VIRCAN)

  • Manager: Camelia Capraru
  • Community Outreach Coordinators: Aaron Vanderhoff, Lucy You
  • Clinical Research Nurse: Magdalena Kuczynski (treatment nurse) – on secondment to Synapse
  • Clinical Research Analyst: David Smookler
  • Viral Hepatitis Outreach Specialist: Merishka Pillay
  • Viral Hepatitis Outreach Assistants: Agustina Crespi, Sana Mahmood, Jacqueline Palik

Hepatitis Education Peer Support Group

  • Hepatitis Education Support Worker: Lijue (Leah) Xing

Global PBC Study Group

  • Toronto Site contact: Leanna Smith

Canadian Network for Autoimmune Liver disease (CaNAL)

  • Toronto Site Contact: Jonelle Pallotta
  • Investigator Initiated PSC studies: Arpinder Bal
  • Visiting Autoimmune Liver Disease Fellow : Inbal Houri
Autoimmune Liver Team. (Photo: UHN)

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