Staff

Stephen Petropoulos
570 758 DaCosta Lab

Current title: Research Technician Degrees: Honours Bachelor of Science, Queen’s University, Canada Biography Research Key Publications Contact Biography Stephen Petropoulos completed his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University, majoring in Life Sciences while minoring in Psychology. He is currently preparing for medical school and scored within the 87% percentile on is medical college admissions test. Stephen joined the DaCosta lab in October 2020 as a Research Technician. Research 23% of Canadian patients who undergo breast conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer require reoperation within 1 year to remove residual tumour cells not detected in the initial surgery. My research involves the…

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Arcturus Phoon
823 1030 DaCosta Lab

Current title: Research Technician Degrees: Honours Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON, Canada) Affiliations: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network Biography Research Key Publications Contact Biography Mr. Arcturus Phoon completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto, specializing in Material Science.  While completing his degree, he conducted research as a study coordinator for Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative.  Arcturus joined the DaCosta lab in 2020 as a Research Technician. Research At present, diagnosis of diabetic foot infections is based on inconsistent practice guidelines and by examination of the wound under white light with the…

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Vasanth Subramanian
824 1030 DaCosta Lab

Current title: Clinical Research Coordinator I Degrees: Master of Science in Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC, USA) Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA) Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, SASTRA University (Thanjavur, TN, India) Affiliations: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network Biography Research Key Publications Contact Biography Mr. Vasanth Subramanian completed two master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Kinesiology from University of Illinois (Chicago, IL) and University of North Carolina (Greensboro, NC) respectively. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from SASTRA University (Thanjavur, India). He…

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Dr. Shirley Chi-Tyan Wang
600 750 DaCosta Lab

Current title: Clinical Research Coordinator I Degrees: Doctor of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences & English Literature, University of Toronto, Canada Affiliations: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network Biography Research Key Publications Contact Biography Dr. Shirley Wang has completed a double major at the University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada) in Health Sciences and English Literature, and obtained her medical degree at the Ross University School of Medicine (Portsmouth, Dominica). She joined the DaCosta lab as a Clinical Research Coordinator in 2018. Research At present, diagnosis of diabetic foot infections is based…

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Nayanashri Thalanki Anantha
600 750 DaCosta Lab

Current title: Research Associate I Degrees: Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Engineering, Bloorview Research Institute, University of Toronto, Canada Bachelor of Technology in Biomedical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology University, India Affiliations: Princess Margaret Cancer Research Centre, University Health Network Biography Research Key Publications Contact Biography Nayana Thalanki received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology University (Vellore, India). She completed her fourth-year thesis from the PRISM Lab at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto, Canada). She continued at the same lab to obtain a master’s degree in Clinical Engineering. She joined the DaCosta…

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