Our 2022 Trainees


Fatme Abboud

Masters Student, McGill University

Neurobiomarkers of executive function deficits in adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease


Peter Cahill

PhD student, McMaster University

Core OutcomeS of Tiered Approaches in Schools – Communication: The COSTAS-C Project


Vicky Caron

PsyD student, Université du Québec à Montréal

Quality of life, autism and intellectual disability: the development of an adapted questionnaire

Maria Isabelle Carreno Munoz

Maria Isabel Carreno Munoz

Postdoctoral Fellow, Université de Montréal

Targeting cholinergic modulation to rescue sensory processing abnormalities caused by SYNGAP1 haploinsufficiency


Yun-Ju (Claire) Chen

Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster University

A transdiagnostic investigation of co-occurring health conditions in autism among the Canadian Health Survey of Children and Youth cohort: Age-varying patterns and functional impact


Yoobin Cho

Masters student, McGill University

Developing a CRISPRa-mediated therapy to treat a novel human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neuronal model of Smith-Magenis syndrome

Zeus Gracia-Tabuenca

Zeus Gracia-Tabuenca

Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University

Multimodal brain imaging investigation of largescale social cognition and memory networks in the autistic brain: a key for social dysfunction in autism


Sehrish Javed

PhD student, McGill University

Enhancing Bdnf Signalling as a therapy in the mouse model of Smith-Magenis Syndrome

Sylvie Lahaie

Sylvie Lahaie

PhD student, McGill University

Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model Alexander Disease

Wen Da Lu

Wen Da Lu

Masters student, McGill University

Atypical brain myelination in autism spectrum disorders


Platon Megagiannis

PhD student, McGill University

The role of the ASD-associated gene, CHD8, in regulating injury response in the mouse brain

Lisane Moses

Lisane Moses

Masters student, Université de Montréal

A computational account of adaptative behavior associated with autistic, anxious and attentional / executive traits


Taryn Perelmiter

Masters student, McGill University

Developing a visually-based assessment tool to measure attention among youth with autism


Isabelle Préfontaine

Postdoctoral Fellow, Université du Québec à Montréal

The social inclusion of autistic teens in the school environment: Identification of critical moments


Cassiea Sim

Masters student, McGill University

The appreciation of educational music concerts through diverse lenses


Xuming Yin

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Ottawa

Active control of delayed motor learning in a 16p11.2 deletion mouse model of autism by locus coeruleus GABAergic circuits