EducationBachelor of Science BSc, Major in Genetics, Western University
Certificate for Innovating in Health Care, HarvardX
Alyssia joined the Lumira Ventures team in September 2021 as a Junior Analyst. Prior to joining the team, Alyssia completed an honors BSc degree in biology, majoring in genetics from Western University. Alyssia has a passion for medical research, recently contributing to the development and publication of clinical laboratory research for a prospective treatment for the cytokine storm induced by COVID-19 using anti-inflammatory and catabolic products from human blood. Along with her interest in research and medical sciences, Alyssia has a flourishing passion for improving health care experiences, specifically in the mental health space. Alyssia started a podcast focused on encouraging comfortable and casual conversations around mental health among youth, and recently launched a non-profit clothing brand focused on generating awareness and community while raising funds for transformative research out of CAMH.