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Dr. Jillian Stobart receives Falconer Rh Award

Dr. Jillian Stobart. Photo credit: Crystal Acosta

The University of Manitoba has recently named the recipients of the prestigious Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards. Dr. Jillian Stobart was one of seven early career UM Faculty members and one of two Health Sciences awardees to receive Falconer Rh Awards, which recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of early career UM scientists.

Dr. Stobart began her Assistant Professorship at the College of Pharmacy in 2018.  She holds a PhD in Pharmacology & Therapeutics from the University of Manitoba and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Zurich in 2018.  Dr. Stobart’s research is centered on astrocyte and pericyte dysfunction in aging and neurodegenerative disease.  By using advanced two-photon microscopy techniques and novel genetic tools she hopes to learn more about how these cells contribute to complex brain circuits and ultimately control blood flow to brain.

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