Clinical Research-in-Progress Virtual Rounds

2020-2021 Schedule

This online seminar series is intended to provide trainees (residents, fellows and graduate students) and junior faculty with an opportunity to present their proposals and unpublished clinical and population-based research.

Attendance is open to University of Toronto faculty, trainees, and endocrine residents. Please contact Sanam Tajadod in the BBDC at to obtain the login information for the virtual seminars.

Those interested in presenting their clinical research should contact Ishraq Rahman, assistant to Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe, at

Friday, September 18, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Metabolic impact of intermittent fasting in patients with early T2DM
Caroline Kramer, MD, PhD

Young-Onset Type 2 Diabetes: Outcomes and Management
Calvin Ke, MD, PhD candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Baiju Shah) 


Friday, January 15, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Incidence in Ontario: Will the Pandemic shift the Diabetes Trajectory in Ontario? A discussion on methods and scope
Ghazal Fazli, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Gillian Booth)

Ketogenesis Before and After Short-Term Empagliflozin Use in Type 1 Diabetes
Daniel Scarr, MSc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Bruce Perkins)


Friday, May 7, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Determining the Prevalence and Impact of Knee Osteoarthritis in Persons with Type 2 Diabetes
Lauren King, MSc, MBBS, FRCPC, PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Gillian Hawker)

South Asian women Together in a Health Initiative (SATHI): A Pilot RCT of an Physical Activity Intervention
Abida R. Dhukai, NP-Adult, MN-ACNP, PhD (candidate), ENC(C) (Supervisor: Dr. Monica Parry)