Saman Arfaie est candidat au doctorat en médecine et candidat à la maîtrise en chirurgie à l'Université McGill (2024). Les recherches passées et actuelles sur la neurodégénérescence, les tumeurs cérébrales et les projets cliniques ont amené Saman à réaliser que la neurochirurgie est sa vocation. Passionné par la juste représentation de tous les talents, Saman est un ardent défenseur de la diversité. En tant que cofondateur du CaMSIGN, il est ravi de travailler avec une équipe dévouée et désire se lancer avec elle dans la création d'un nouveau chapitre pour les étudiants en médecine canadiens.
Mohammad is a PGY-1 neurosurgery resident at the University of Ottawa. He recently completed his Doctor of Medicine program at the University of British Columbia. He has always remained fascinated by the inner workings of the human brain and aspires to continue his future trajectory in neurosurgery. He is excited to help connect all Canadian medical students interested in neurosurgery and provide opportunities for networking between medical students, surgical residents and faculty neurosurgeons.
Ndongo Sonfack Davaine Joel is a third year medical student at Laval University. Passionate about neuroscience and surgery, he joined CAMSIGN to be surrounded by students who like him share the same ambitions. As the French-speaking ambassador, Davaine is enthusiastic about the idea of bringing together French-speaking and English-speaking students around the same passion, which is neuroscience.
Abrar Ahmed est actuellement candidat au doctorat en médecine à la Schulich School of Medicine de l'Université Western Ontario (2025). Il est passionné par les neurosciences, en particulier les sciences fondamentales (neurodéveloppement, épilepsie, accident vasculaire cérébral et neuro-oncologie). Il a un réel intérêt à poursuivre une carrière en neurochirurgie. Abrar est ravi d'aider le CaMSIGN à se développer en tant qu'organisation grâce à la collaboration et à l'écriture.
Pedram Laghaei recently completed his Doctor of Medicine program at the University of British Columbia. He is deeply intrigued by the intricacies of the brain, investigations within neuroscience and neuro-oncology, and has a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the field of neurosurgery. Pedram hopes to fulfill the missions and visions of CaMSIGN through collaboration and communication.
Benyamin Zargar is a second year medical student at Deakin University. He received his Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences with History minor) from Simon Fraser University. He is passionate about knowledge translation, research in neuro-oncology, and epigenetics of chronic diseases. As CaMSIGN's media team lead, he is excited to be part of this initiative and assist with ease of web access.
Farbod is a first-year medical student at the University of Montreal. Passionate about neurosurgery since a very young age and eager to make a meaningful impact to inspire fellow medical students, Farbod has taken on the role of social media director in CaMSIGN. In this position, he strives to effectively communicate the wonders of neurosurgery to his peers while fostering a supportive community of like-minded individuals.
Crystal Ma is a third year medical student at the University of British Columbia. Crystal joined CaMSIGN in the hopes of learning and working with others also passionate about the field of neurosurgery. She hopes to work together with the rest of the CaMSIGN team to create exciting and informative events for other medical students interested in neurosciences.
Sina Zamiri is a senior undergraduate student at the University of Toronto studying Cell and Molecular Biology. He is passionate about the neurobiology of neurotrauma, neuro-oncology, and neurodegenerative diseases. He is excited about using his creative skills as the graphic designer to assist CaMSIGN in fulfilling its vision.
Retage is a 3rd year medical student at Western University. She is passionate about surgery and neurosurgery. She enjoys finding creative and productive ways to engage with students to support them with their goals by sharing learning opportunities, resources, encouragement, and mentorship.
Zaanjana is a current medical student at the University of British Columbia (2026). She is passionate about neuroscience and surgery, and joined CaMSIGN with the goal of learning and collaborating with other students who share similar interests. Zaanjana is excited to contribute to CaMSIGN's educational platform!