Kachelle Mortimore, BHSc
Clinical Research Manager

Graduated from UOIT with a Bachelors of Health Science degree, has over 3 years of clinical research experience in ENT, asthma, allergy, and immunology. Joined GSCR in September 2014. In addition to managing regulatory; currently working on phase 2 and 3 milk, HAE, PID, urticaria, and dustmite clinical trials.

Deena Kobric, BScH
Clinical Research Coordinator

Graduated from University of Guelph with a Bachelors in Biological Science. Joined GSCR in February 2016. Currently working on phase 2 and 3 peanut, urticaria, PID, asthma, and dustmite clinical trials.

Adriana Ionkova, RPN
Clinical Research Nurse

Graduated from Medical University of Sofia in Bulgaria with a Bachelors of Nursing degree. Joined GSCR in March 2017. Currently overseeing the Xolair program and working on phase 2 and 3 chronic spontaneous urticaria and PID clinical trials.

Safi Zaidi, CCRP
Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator

A certified clinical research professional, with over 5 years of clinical research experience in diabetes, endocrinology, asthma, allergy and immunology. Joined GSCR in July 2016. Currently working on phase 2 and 3 peanut, urticaria, HAE, dustmite, and timothy grass clinical trials.

Khaldon Abbas, BSc
Research Assistant

Graduated from York University with a Bachelors of Science degree. This aspiring physician initially joined GSCR in July 2017 as a volunteer before being promoted to Research Assistant in January 2018. Currently assists in a wide variety of activities in clinical research.

Robyn Grunberg, BKin
Research Assistant

Graduated from University of Western Ontarion with a Bachelors of Kinesiology degree. This aspiring physician initially joined GSCR in July 2017 as a volunteer before being promoted to Research Assistant in January 2018. Currently assists in a wide variety of activities in clinical research.

For almost thirty years, Dr. Gordon Sussman has made a significant impact on healthcare in North America, in his specialty of allergy and immunology. In doing so he has immeasurably improved the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of people. His contributions and accomplishments are seen in all areas: research, clinical practice, teaching and administrative.

A major focus of his research for many years was natural rubber latex allergy. Dr. Sussman recognized and reported the first cases of latex allergy, leading to widespread declines in the use of latex in the healthcare industry.