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Aravind Ganesh

MD

Clinical Research Fellow

  • Junior Dean, St. John's College
  • Clinical Teaching Associate, St. John's College
Biography

Aravind completed his training as a Medical Doctor (MD) in 2012 at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada and is specializing in neurology as a resident with the Department of Clinical Neurosciences. He was awarded a Rhodes scholarship in 2014, through which he is pursuing a DPhil in Clinical Neurosciences under the supervision of Professor Peter Rothwell, focused on the clinical and epidemiological aspects of acute stroke and its management.

During his time at Oxford, he has also worked with Professor Gordon Wilcock on the recently-completed OPTIMA study of patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), subjective memory loss, and early Alzheimer's Disease, investigating novel biomarkers for dementia. 

In addition to teaching neuroanatomy and clinical neurology to medical students at Oxford, he serves as Junior Dean at St John's College, responsible for the welfare and discipline of graduate and undergraduate students. He also serves on the editorial team of the Neurology journal, Resident and Fellow Section. 

Research Summary

Aravind is a co-founder of SnapDx, a Canadian mHealth start-up that builds point-of-care tools to optimize guideline-based care. He is also a founding member of The Self-Care People, a UK-based start-up that builds platforms for patients/caregivers to monitor their symptoms/conditions and communicate this data in a clinically meaningful manner with their healthcare teams.

He is a public health and policy advocate, with prior initiatives including health services for the homeless, long-term care reform, anti-bullying education, and Aboriginal representation in medicine. 

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