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April Kennedy

Title: Pharmacogenomics Data Analyst, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Designations: B.Sc.F.S., M.H.Sc.
Pronouns: she/her


April Kennedy earned her undergraduate degree from Trent University and her Master of Health Science in Medical Genomics degree from the University of Toronto. In her current role, she is involved in research that leverages pharmacogenetics to better understand inter-individual differences in medication response.


April investigates genetic factors underlying medication response to generate insights that can be further used to individualize dosing. Her research encompasses a variety of clinical areas, including gastroenterology and psychiatry.

Education and experience

  • 2022–Present: Pharmacogenomics Data Analyst, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 2018–2020: Master of Health Science in Medical Genomics, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 2014–2018: Honours Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, Faculty of Forensic Science, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada
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