Stephanie completed her BSc in Physiology at McGill University and is now a PhD Candidate at McGill University. She is the recipient of the prestigious Vanier Scholarship from the Canadian Institute for Health Research and is one of 3 Canadians invited to attend the 2020 Lindau Nobel Laureate Conference. For the past 3 years, her PhD research has focused on studying lionfish venom to understand how it causes so much pain on a molecular level.
Dr. Reza Sharif-Naeini
Reza has been studying pain for over 18 years. He is an Associate Professor at McGill University, where he's been running a pain research lab for 8 years. After obtaining his B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University de Montreal, he received an M.Sc. in Psychiatry and PhD in Physiology from McGill University. He then completed postdoctoral fellowships at the Institute de Pharmacologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire in France and at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) before starting his own lab at McGill.