Danny Jomaa

Medical student

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Danny Jomaa completed his MSc in Biochemistry at the University of Ottawa under the supervision of Dr. Ian Lorimer. His thesis work used CRISPR/Cas9 to knockout PREX1 in primary glioblastoma cell lines and examine the impact on motility and intercellular communication in vitro. In addition, Danny has experience with using bioinformatics in the context of cancer genetics and newborn screening research.

Danny is currently a second-year medical student at Queen’s University and is interested in bridging his interests in medicine and research in the future. To this end, he is joining the Lochmüller Lab as a summer research student for summer 2020. He will be investigating pediatric patients who have been diagnosed with congenital myasthenic syndromes without a known causative gene. Using sequencing and phenotype data, Danny will work on identifying the genetic variants that are responsible for their diagnoses.



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Recent publications

Callum, J, Skubas, NJ, Bathla, A, Keshavarz, H, Clark, EG, Rochwerg, B et al.. Use of Intravenous Albumin: A Guideline From the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines. Chest. 2024. PMID:38447639

Jomaa, D, Campeau, PM. A Discussion With Dr. Philippe Campeau, Medical Geneticist and Clinician-Scientist. Clin Invest Med. 2022.45 (1)E5-8 PMID:35339122

Estephan, EP, Zambon, AA, Thompson, R, Polavarapu, K, Jomaa, D, Töpf, A et al.. Congenital myasthenic syndrome: Correlation between clinical features and molecular diagnosis. Eur J Neurol. 2022.29 (3)833-842 PMID:34749429

Lavictoire, SJ, Jomaa, D, Gont, A, Jardine, K, Cook, DP, Lorimer, IAJ et al.. Identification of Rac guanine nucleotide exchange factors promoting Lgl1 phosphorylation in glioblastoma. J Biol Chem. 2021.297 (5)101172 PMID:34624316

Castanov, V, Phuong, M, Bogie, BJM, Jomaa, D, LeBlanc, EV, Macklin, J et al.. Overview Of The Canadian Clinician Investigator Trainees' Research Presented At The 2020 CSCI-CITAC Joint Meeting. Clin Invest Med. 2021.44 (3)E4-10 PMID:34600455

Phuong, MS, Castanov, V, Hu, S, Jomaa, D, Wang, W, Whittaker, HT et al.. Fall 2021: Clinician Investigator Trainee Association Of Canada (CITAC). Clin Invest Med. 2021.44 (3)E1-3 PMID:34600454

Jomaa, D, Binepal, N, Saleh, DS. An 11-month old with failure to thrive. Paediatr Child Health. 2021.26 (5)261-263 PMID:34336049

Phuong, MSP, Castanov, V, Hu, SHM, Jomaa, D, Wang, W, Whittaker, H et al.. Spring 2021: Clinician Investigator Trainee Association Of Canada (CITAC). Clin Invest Med. 2021.44 (1)E1-4 PMID:33743569

Yang, J, Jomaa, D, Islam, O, Mussari, B, Laverty, C, Kwan, BYM et al.. Competency-Based Medical Education in Radiology: A Survey of Medical Student Perceptions. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2021.72 (3)352-358 PMID:32103685

Lavictoire, SJ, Gont, A, Julian, LM, Stanford, WL, Vlasschaert, C, Gray, DA et al.. Engineering PTEN-L for Cell-Mediated Delivery. Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev. 2018.9 12-22 PMID:29255742

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