Seeds of Science: Season 2, Episode 2
Bridging glioblastoma research and advocacy for cancer patients: Shreya Gandhi's personal and scientific journey
Shreya Gandhi is a first-year PhD student at the University of Toronto, researching hypoxia and tumour microenvironment of glioblastoma brain cancers under the principal investigation of Dr. Gelareh Zadeh at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. She is the current Chair of the Canadian Cancer Society Research Information Outreach Team Toronto Division, a co-founding member of the SuperKids program with the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, and serves as a Public Policy Committee Member with the Society of Neuro-Oncology.Shreya is among one-of-four individuals across Canada recently announced as the recipient of the 2022 Volunteer with Distinction Award from the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
She drinks coffee four times a day and is a self-described dolphin, claiming to only use one hemisphere of her brain at a time in order to let the other hemisphere sleep
Position: Graduate Student, Dr. Gelareh Zadeh’s lab
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In Two Voices – A Patient and A Neurosurgeon Tell Their Story– Book by Linda E. Clarke and Michael D. Cusimano
Photos of Shreya’s necklace:
Shreya’s Volunteer of Distinction Award from the Brain Foundation of Canada
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