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Keila Turino Miranda

Master's student

University of Alberta

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Keila Turino Miranda is a first year Masters in Medical Science student at the University of Calgary supervised by Dr. Sofia B Ahmed. Her masters project focuses on establishing the optimal method to measure kidney function in transgender individuals on gender affirming hormone therapy. From her previous work as a summer student with Dr. Ahmed, Keila is in the process of submitting two systematic reviews focusing on the transgender population on gender affirming hormone therapy with a specific focus on cardiovascular outcomes. Furthermore, as part of her BSc in Honours Pharmacology she will be submitting a manuscript looking at the effect of sex on COX-2 inhibition in kidney.

Area of Research Expertise
Kidney function; Gender affirming hormone therapy; Transgender population; Cardiovascular outcomes