BCG and SARS-CoV2 vaccination in mice

I collaborated on this study by Dilhan Perera and colleagues, under the direction of Momar Ndao. The article, published in iScience, explores the effects of prior BCG exposure on the effectiveness in mice of an intranasal adenovirus-based vaccine against SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. I was involved in the scoring of lung damage seen… Continue reading BCG and SARS-CoV2 vaccination in mice

NGS in a Québec NSCLC cohort

I collaborated on this study that Mark Sorin and colleagues published in Cancer Treatment and Research Communications, detailing the molecular profile of a large (n=997) cohort of patients at the McGill University Health Centre, the institution where I am undergoing residency training. Québec is a province with unique outcomes and environmental exposures related to lung… Continue reading NGS in a Québec NSCLC cohort

Ars uero longa

In 2017, I wrote an essay about a manuscript comment on the Aphorisms of Hippocrates by the 15th-century physcian Ugo Benzi (also known as Hugo of Sienna). This paper, under the direction of Prof. Faith Wallis at McGill University’s Department of History and Classical studies, analyzes the incipit of the manuscript and the insights it… Continue reading Ars uero longa