OUR TEAM

Dr. Alim Mitha

Assistant Professor, University of Calgary Department of Clinical Neurosciences 

Dr. Alim Mitha completed his doctor of medicine at the University of Alberta and subsequently his residency training in neurosurgery at the University of Calgary. During this time, he was named one of Avenue Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 in 2008. Following his residency, he completed two years of clinical fellowships at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona; one year in cerebrovascular/skull base neurosurgery, and an additional year in endovascular neurosurgery. During residency, Alim completed a master’s degree in biomedical engineering at Harvard University, allowing him to cultivate his research interests. Dr. Mitha was recruited to the University of Calgary as an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences in 2011. He has published more than 40 articles about neurosurgery and written chapters in textbooks. 

Dr. Mehdi Jamshidi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mehdi is currently working to create a biodegradable stent to use in lieu of traditional metal stents. To learn more about Mehdi and his work, click below.

Brooke Belanger

Neuroscience PhD Candidate

Brooke studies the effects of fat-derived adult stem cells on intracranial aneurysms. To learn more about Brooke and her work, click below. 

Dr. Sandeep Muram

Clinical Epidemiology Master's Student

Dr. Muram is a neurosurgical resident at the University of He is studying patient response to platelet aggregation medicine.

Kapilan Panchendrabose

Biomedical Engineering Master's student

Kapilan is currently studying the utlization of endothelial progenitor cells for the coating of stents. To learn more about Kapilan and his research, click below.

Undergraduate Students

Paige Campbell

Paige is a fourth-year undergraduate student pursuing a degree in health sciences.

Kristy is a third-year undergraduate student pursuing neuroscience with a specialty in biochemistry.

Adbhut is a third-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Engineering with a specialization in Biomedical Engineering.

Adbhut Mangal

Kristy Lee

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