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Chantal Rytz, a PhD student in medical sciences from the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary won the WHRFC Silver Award for women’s health research at the competition held in June. The Title of her project was “Serum Estradiol Levels and Cardiovascular Risk Associated with Gender-Affirming Hormone use in Transgender Women: A Systemic Review and Meta-Anlysis”. Nominated by Drs. Tara Beattie, Celina Villaruz, and Sabrina Adams.
The MSSS was held during the last weekend in April 2022. The WHRFC awarded a prize in the Elementary category for the project entitled “Are we eating right ?” In the Senior category two projects were awarded which were entitled “Young extracellular vesicles as a revitalizing agent for age-associated disorders” and “Using deep learning neural network to predict Alzheimer’s disease”. Congratulations to all participants !