Team Member

Kaarina Kowalec

Kaarina Kowalec

DSECT Alumni



Kaarina is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia under the supervision of Dr. Helen Tremlett and Dr. Bruce Carleton, having completed her PhD in April 2016. Previously, Kaarina completed her MSc in Medical Microbiology (in hepatitis B viral genetics) and a BSc in Microbiology, both from the University of Manitoba. Kaarina’s research interests include a broad range of issues including: adverse drug reactions, pharmacogenomics, drug regulation, pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance. She is specifically interested in adverse reactions from multiple sclerosis therapies and drug safety and effectiveness related to hepatitis C drugs.