Abigail Ralph

2023 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, MSc, Neuroscience

University of Toronto Scarborough (BSc’23)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Abigail dedicates much of her time to her home community of Rexdale, in northwest Toronto. She volunteered with a junior public school breakfast program, contributed to the local Boys and Girls Club, and recently co-founded a grassroots initiative to support nearly 40 local Black students through community programs and an award. While studying neuroscience and health policy at the University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus, Abigail has served on a women’s health peer advisory research board and helped oversee a vaccine equity research project. She also directed research for the Amnesty International chapter. Abigail’s research interests include stem cell and regenerative neuroscience, as well as the gut-brain axis, and she plans to study neuroscience at McGill.