Our 2021 Trainees


Gabriel T. Blanco Gomez

MSc student, McGill University

Predicting language trajectories in ASD from lateralization and functional connectivity


Grant Bruno

PhD student, University of Alberta

Lived Experience of Autism in A First Nations Community: A Qualitative Study


Noémie Cusson

PsyD student, Université du Québec à Montréal

The influence of alexithymia on empathy and theory of mind in autism


Antonio Inserra

Postdoctoral fellow, McGill University

Identification of a fingerprint in rodent models of Autism Spectrum Disorder


Willemieke Kouwenhoven

Postdoctoral fellow, Université de Montréal

Creating a non-invasive, robust and personalized model for autism and drug screening


Céline Larivière-Loiselle

PhD student, McGill University

Development of magnetic resonance neuroimaging techniques to minimize the impact of the movement of subjects on the image quality


Athanasios Markopoulos

MSc student, McGill University

Targeting the Melatonin Type 2 receptor in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder


Diana Mitchell

Postdoctoral fellow, Université de Montréal – CHU Ste-Justine

Synaptic integration nonlinearities and cortical associations in a mouse model of Fragile X Syndrome


Kyle Reid

MSc student, University of Alberta

Predicting Early Diagnosis of Autism in High-Risk Infants Using Machine Learning


Zoe Schmilovich

PhD student, McGill University – Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital

An IQ-matched genetic comparison between cases with ASD and typically-developing controls


Katarina Sotelo

PsyD student, Université du Québec en Outaouais

Documenting the developmental trajectory of emotional expression in children with autism: from preschool to grade school age


Nisha Vashi

MSc student, York University

Parental representations following participation in cognitive behavioural therapy for children with autism : a mixed methods study


Samantha Wunderlich

MSc student, McGill University

Increasing empowerment through psychoeducation within caregivers of individuals with autism: a study in the feasibility of a onetime tele-health session


Amber Young

PhD student, University of Calgary

Cultivating space for autistic re-imaginings : Collaborations in community Hip Hop


Justine Ziolkowski

MSc student, McGill University – Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Multivariate Characterization of Cortical Morphometry Measures in Autism Spectrum Disorder