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            Abdelrasoul Research Group (Fall 2018)

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Amira Abdelrasoul- Hemodialysis Membrane Research Program

 

  • Dr. Amira Abdelrasoul’s new research on improving hemodialysis was published in the National Post
  • Dr. Amira Abdelrasoul  Research Program updates was published on SaskToday
  • Dr. Abdelrasoul was interviewed by Global News TV (by Emily Simmonds, Global News TV)

  • Dr. Amira Abdelasoul at 2022 Membrane Technology Conference 

  • Dr. Amira Abdelasoul had a broadcast interview with Mike Ciona on CTV Morning Live– Hemodialysis Membrane Research 

Congratulations!

  • We are delighted that our first PhD student, Arash Mollahosseini has defended his PhD (Sep 2018-Aug 2023). Arash also joined National Research Council Canada as a Research Asscoiate. Congratulations Arash!

  • The Computers in Chemistry Division (COMP) of the American Chemical Society has organized a competitive “Women make COMP” symposium at the Fall 2021 ACS meeting.  We are delighted to announce that our group was selected to receive the honored invitation from the American Chemical Society to present our critical study “The application of Molecular docking of biocompatible enzymes interactions for Hemodialysis membrane research” at the Fall 2021 ACS meeting (August 22 – 26, 2021). We cannot wait for it!
  • We are pleased to announce that our research findings on the clinical hemodialysis membranes were presented  at the Canadian Society of Nephrology 2020.
  • We are pleased to announce that our undergraduate student, Joseph was awarded 2020 Good fellow Dean’s Undergraduate Research Award for his research contribution.

  • We are honoured that our research on clinical hemodialysis membranes was presented at the 19TH CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION.

  • We are honoured that our research on hemodialysis membranes was featured the 2019 Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Research Showcase and Santé Awards.

  • We are delighted that our first group member, Mahboobeh Maghami has defended her MSc. thesis (Sep 2017-Aug 2019). Mahboobeh also joined Bioriginal in SK as a Research Analyst.  Congratulations Mahboobeh!

Recent Publications (ORCiD)

Please visit our group publications and talks at:

http://amiraabdelrasoul.ca/publications-talks/

Students’ Research Achievements

Simin Nazari, PhD, NSERC CREATE Uniting for Leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous Medical Instrumentation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Design (UnLIMITED) Training Program Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2023-2025

Hira Syeda, PhD, 75th Anniversary Recruitment Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2023-2024

Braiden Ferguson, UG, NSERC – Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA), University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2024

Braiden Ferguson, UG, NSERC CREATE Uniting for Leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous Medical Instrumentation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Design (UnLIMITED) Training Program, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2023

Simin Nazari, PhD, Dean’s Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2022-2024

Vu Bui, MS.c., Nominated for Thesis Excellence Award, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2022

Arash Mollahosseini, PhD, Bruce J. Milne Memorial Graduate Student Award, College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2021

Heloisa Westphalen, PhD, 2021 Best Clinical Paper Award, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2021

Heloisa Westphalen, PhD, 2021 Toyota Automotive Engineering and Safety Scholarship, College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2021

Sana Daneshamoz, MS.c., Graduate Research Fellowship Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2020

Vu Bui, MS.c., Devolved Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2020

Joseph Munoz, Undergraduate Program, 2020 Good fellow Dean’s Undergraduate Research Award, College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2020

Shaghayegh Saadati, Distinguished Research Award, Medicinal Chemistry Research, SK, Canada, 2019

Sana Daneshamoz, MS.c., Saskatchewan Innovation Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2019

Arash Mollahosseini, Ph.D., International Travel Award, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2019

Arash Mollahosseini, Ph.D., Dean’s Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2018

Mahboobeh Maghami, M.Sc., International Travel Award, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2018

Mahboobeh Maghami, M.Sc., Devolved Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2018

Mahboobeh Maghami, M.Sc., Russell (Russ) William Haid Memorial Award, 1st year research excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2018

Mahboobeh MaghamiM.Sc., Devolved Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada, 2017

Medicinal Chemistry Researcher – 2019

We are delighted to welcome our new team member Shaghayegh Saadati (PhD Medicinal Chemistry).

Shaghayegh Saadati completed her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry at University of Kurdistan then, she received her M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry at University of Kurdistan in 2011. Then she pursued her graduate studies and the PhD degree in the field of Medicinal Chemistry at “Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services” in Tehran. Her research focused on design, synthesis & molecular modeling studies of new quinazolines and the evaluation of their cytotoxic influence. She joined Dr. Abdelrasoul research team as Visiting Researcher for her interest to apply her skills and knowledge to contribute in solving current health problems in hemodialysis.

University of Toronto (U of T) Engineering Strategies and Practices (ESP): Forward Osmosis (FO) Sustainable Energy Design Team (2023)

Dr. Abdelrasoul is proud to work with such brilliant team on vibrating FO sustainable energy design.

Mathuran Sivakaran, Ankanksha Vaish, Maya Ramanathan, Ahsen Zeynep Doner, Danelle D’souza, Riya Kapoor

University of Toronto (U of T) Engineering Strategies and Practices (ESP): Forward Osmosis (FO) Sustainable Energy Design Team (2022)

Dr. Abdelrasoul is proud to work online with such talented team on promising FO sustainable energy design for desalination.

Eva Sakr, Renee Slen, Mahrad Nemati, Finnick Sun & Maria Petersen

University of Toronto (U of T) Engineering Strategies and Practices (ESP): Forward Osmosis (FO) Design Team (2021)

Dr. Abdelrasoul is proud to work online with such talented team on promising FO design for fouling remediation.

Zizhen Ji, Abdullah Qureshi, Guo Yu, Yaru Chen, Sadia Salwoa Saika, and Jiayi Gong

University of Toronto (U of T) Engineering Strategies and Practices (ESP): Reverse Osmosis (RO) Design Team (2020)

Dr. Abdelrasoul is proud to work with such talented team on promising RO design for fouling remediation.

Yaqi Zhang(Regana), Aluong Ayuen Jongkuch , Andrew Noga, (Ge Lan)Nancy Wang, Mesbah UL Rafin, Evan Beri.

University of Toronto (U of T) Engineering Strategies and Practices (ESP): Forward Osmosis (FO) Design Team (2019)

Dr. Abdelrasoul is proud to work with such talented team on promising FO design for fouling remediation.

(Valentina Manferriri; Justine Steven; Dachuan (Dustin) Zhang; Yezhou (Bob) Liu; Lingwei (Spencer) Sun)

Research Internship International Students

We are pleased to welcome our new member Sishi Zhu from China through Mitacs Globalink Research Internship, 2021.

We are delighted to welcome our new member Gibrán Saúl Rueda Plá through Mitacs Globalink Research Internship, 2019.

Heparin-Grafted Hemocompatible Dialysis Membranes, 2022

Advances in Membrane Technologies Book, 2020

The “Advances in Membrane Technologies” Book aims to provide a broader perspective of the key topics pertinent to membrane technology field, with contributions from an international team of experts in the membrane technology area. 

To learn more details about the book’s scope and topics please visit:
https://mts.intechopen.com/welcome/19febde893f705494f2334d02977fd83/

Amira Abdelrasoul, Advances in Membrane Technologies Book, 2020

Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes