11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference Completed

The 11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference in Whistler, Canada, has come to a conclusion. Along with researchers and medical professionals from 16 countries (including Canada), staff from the Dalglish Family 22q Clinic and the Clinical Genetics Research Program (CGRP) from the Centre for Addition and Mental Health (CAMH) enjoyed great presentations and discussions. We also presented our research projects.

Photos are available on the website of the International 22q11.2 Society. Here is a photo of our group (Photos of our group can also be found on a third-party photo-sharing site):

Whistler 2018 Toronto Group

Back row (L to R):

  • Prof. Christian Marshall, Geneticist
  • Dr. Erik Boot, Research Associate and Former Dalglish Fellow
  • Dr. Jacob Vorstman, Child Psychiatrist
  • Dr. Elemi Breetvelt, Mr. Rajeeb Mukherjee BSc (Hons) (London School of Economics) Fellow in Schizophrenia
  • Spencer Van Mil, Medical Student
  • Dr. Tommaso Accinni, Observer

Middle row (L to R):

  • Lisa Palmer, Registered Social Worker
  • Samantha D'Arcy, Registered Dietitian
  • Joanne Loo, Patient and Family Educational Tool Developer and Website Manager
  • Dr. Lily Van, Psychiatry Resident
  • Ania Fiksinski, Graduate Student
  • Dr. Anne Bassett, Psychiatrist and Director of the Dalglish Family 22q Clinic

Front row (L to R):

  • Tracy Heung, Research Analyst
  • Dr. Eva Chow, Psychiatrist