Jennifer Ferris is currently an MSc candidate in the Graduate Program of Neuroscience. She completed her undergraduate degree at UBC with Honours in Psychology. During her time as an undergraduate she studied the distribution of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone in the rat hippocampus under the supervision of Dr. Kiran Soma, and visual-spatial attention in senior fallers under the supervision of Dr. Todd Handy. Jenn’s interest in brain injury led her to the Brain Behaviour Lab. Her research will focus on the contribution of Type-2 diabetes to stroke incidence and stroke recovery.