Stroke has stalked Sébastien Denize’s family.
When he was a teenager, his great-aunt suffered a severe stroke after many years of living with dementia. His grandmother had multiple strokes over the course of four years. And in 2017, a hemorrhagic stroke left his aunt with long-term physical impairments.
“I am very interested in stem cell research,” said Mr. Denize, who recently finished his master of science in Dr. Diane Lagace’s lab at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. “I wanted to focus on stroke recovery processes because I’ve seen the devastating aftermath of stroke in my own family.”
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