Caren (Xiaoshu) Cao

Caren Xiaoshu Cao

Caren started her PhD in Biomedical Engineering in January 2018 at University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Azadeh Yadollahi and Dr. Douglas Bradley. Her research interests include understanding the physiology and mechanism of nocturnal asthma and potential mechanism that link sleep apnea to nocturnal asthma. She completed HBSc in Chemistry and MASc in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry both at University of Toronto.

Prior to her PhD study, she worked on the commercialization of an innovative technology for sleep apnea testing at home. She also designed and managed a clinical pilot program to provide early diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea in stroke population.