Keila Turino Miranda

PhD Student

McGill University

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Keila Turino Miranda is a first-year PhD student at McGill University studying polycystic ovary syndrome and cardiovascular outcomes in transgender men on exogenous testosterone. Keila sits as Chair of the Young Investigator Forum of the 2023 Canadian Hypertension Congress and is active in her role in Hypertension Canada as Student Representative of the Membership Committee and Guideline Committee. Further, Keila is the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Consultant for Can-SOLVE CKD, a CIHR SPOR network. Keila completed her MSc at the University of Calgary supervised under Dr. Sofia Ahmed and validated estimation equations for the prediction of glomerular filtration rate in transgender individuals on gender-affirming hormone therapy.

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

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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