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SASHA HOWELL                                      ANDY ZENG

               How do you help enable world-class research?      What inspires you in your role?
               I work behind the scenes in UHN’s corporate       I love translating insights from the clinic to the
               office to help ensure that research runs smoothly.   lab. One of my projects stemmed from the finding
               I accelerate approvals, coordinate meetings and   that treatment responses differ among patients
               schedules, and promote staff wellness so that our   with a deadly form of blood cancer. By combining
               research teams can focus on making clinically     clinical observations with molecular profiles of
               important discoveries. UHN researchers are        cancer cells, our lab is explaining these differences.
               highly innovative and collaborative—qualities that   Our discoveries could yield personalized therapies,
               spur exceptional science.                         and I am thrilled to be part of this important work.

                NIROSHICA MOHANATHAS                             NADINE HUBERT

               What are your interests outside the lab?          How do you contribute to A Healthier World?
               I am a content creator on YouTube, Instagram and   I am a writer specializing in health care
               TikTok. Through this work, I collaborate with     communications. For two decades, I have been
               companies to promote products in the food, beauty   part of a UHN-wide effort to raise $2 billion
               and clothing industries. Balancing research and   for research, education and patient care. UHN is
               social media activities can be challenging, but I   home to world-leading specialists who are making
               often apply transferable skills that I gain in one   groundbreaking discoveries that improve health.
               role, such as time management and idea pitching,   I share stories to inspire and thank the generous
               to advance the other.                             donors who make medical breakthroughs possible.

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