Daniel is a Research Assistant in the CoBrA lab where he focuses on Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. His current project is to improve MRI imaging of DBS patients by using carbon-based electrodes—aiming to reduce the imaging artifacts associated with conventional metal implants. He is experienced in animal handling and assists in the lab’s rodent models.
Daniel completed his MSc in radiation biology at McMaster University where his research focused on developing radio-sensitizing drugs for kidney cancer treatment. His background also includes genetics, biochemistry and ethics. He has been with CoBrA lab since January 2015.