Former Lab Members

Sam Scott
Completed Post-Doctoral Fellowship in 2019

My post-doctoral work in the Riddell Lab focused on exercise in people with type 1 diabetes.

Dessi Zaharieva
Completed PhD in 2018

My research focused on finding effective strategies to reduce blood glucose fluctuations (i.e. hypoglycemia) during exercise and in recovery in individuals with type 1 diabetes.

Caylee Greenberg
Completed MSc in 2018

My research for my MSc focused on the effects of SGLT-2 inhibitors in conjunction with exercise in a rat model of type 1 diabetes.

Mahsa Jahangiri
Completed MSc in 2018

For my MSc, I investigated the effects of a somatostatin receptor type 2 (SSTR2) antagonist on glucagon response under conditions of insulin-induced hypoglycemia in both healthy and diabetic rat models.

Rubin Pooni
Completed MSc in 2019

For my MSc, I examined the accuracy of wrist-worn activity monitors during different forms of physical activity in individuals with and without type 1 diabetes.

Riddhi Patel
Completed MFSc in 2018

My research in the Riddell Lab focused on type 1 diabetes, exercise, and technology.

Mehran Nejad-Mansouri
Completed Undergraduate Honours Thesis in 2019

For my honours thesis, I investigated dose de-escalation of novel therapeutic targets utilizing somatostatin receptor type 2 (SSTR2) antagonists at four differing doses in healthy and diabetic rodent models.