About McGill University
McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Canada, officially founded by royal charter in 1821. With some 300 buildings, 39,500 students and 250,000 living alumni, and a reputation for excellence that reaches around the globe, McGill has carved out a spot among the world's greatest universities.
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Dr Jesper Sjöström is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. His research is focused on the mechanisms, phenomenology, and functional consequences of Spike-Timing-Dependent Plasticity (STDP) in neocortical circuits. His team employs two-photon laser scanning microscopy, quadruple whole-cell recordings, optogenetics, and computational modelling. Dr Sjöström obtained his PhD in 2002 at Brandeis University, working under the supervision of Dr Sacha B. Nelson. Between 2003 and 2007, he did his postdoctoral studies in the lab of Michael Häusser at University College London. Until 2011, Dr Sjöström ran an independent lab at University College London as a Medical Research Council Career Development Fellow.
Giada Sebastiani is Assistant Professor of Medicine and clinical scientist at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and provides clinical services in Hepatology in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She received a medical degree and specialized in internal medicine at the University of Padua, Italy. She had training in clinical and basic research at the Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine (Padua, Italy), University College of London (UK), University of Bordeaux (France) and Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research (Montreal, Canada). Her work focuses on fatty liver disease, liver fibrosis and non-invasive diagnostic tools in liver disease. She is author of 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals (including Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Clinical Infectious Diseases, AIDS, Journal of Molecular Medicine), 9 book chapters, 78 conference publications at national and international congresses. She was awarded the prestigious Clinical Research Salary Award from Fonds Recherche Quebec Sante (FRQS) and the honorary membership of the Romanian Association for the Study of the Liver. She has been invited speaker in 50 international congresses and universities, including European, Asian Pacific, Mexican, Italian and Canadian Associations for the Study of the Liver.
Matthias Friedrich earned his MD at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen/Nuernberg, Germany. He completed his training as an internist and cardiologist at the Charité University Medicine Center, Humboldt University in Berlin. From 2004 to 2011, he was Director of the Stephenson Cardiovascular MR Centre at the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and Professor of Medicine with the Departments of Cardiac Sciences and Radiology at the University of Calgary, Canada. From 2011 to 2014, he was the Director of the Philippa and Marvin Carsley Cardiovascular MR Centre at the Montreal Heart Institute, held the Michel and Renata Hornstein Chair in Cardiac Imaging and since is Professor with the Department of Radiology at the Université de Montréal. Since 2015 is Tenured Professor at McGill University in Montreal and since 2016 also Professor with the Heidelberg University in Germany. Furthermore, Matthias Friedrich is Director of the Cardiovascular MR Core Lab at the Montreal Heart Institute and has leading roles in several Canadian imaging networks. His scientific interest is in new approaches for diagnosing cardiovascular disease using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging. He authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications with more than 8,000 citations, and his current h index is 52. He is a member of international writing groups, editorial boards and grant review committees in Europe and North America. Matthias Friedrich is Past President of the Society for Cardiovascular MR and was the Founding President of the Canadian Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.