Thyroid Foundation of Canada

2023 Research Award



TFC President Laz Bouros and Sana Ghaznavi, MD, FRCPC


The Thyroid Foundation of Canada (TFC) is very excited to announce the winner of the 2023 TFC Research Award. Congratulations to Dr. Sana Ghaznavi, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, at the University of Calgary.

Dr. Ghaznavi’s research project will be “Exploring limitations in the current standard of care for thyroid hormone replacement therapy in thyroid cancer survivors”.  Read more about this research project

Dr. Ghaznavi is an academic endocrinologist whose practice focuses on the management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers. She completed her medical school at the University of Alberta, an endocrinology fellowship at the University of Calgary, and a thyroid cancer fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York city. She now works as a clinical assistant professor within the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, at the University of Calgary, with a cross appointment to the Department of Oncology.

The annual TFC research award provides researchers with an opportunity to be granted a one-year award of $50,000. This grant is provided by TFC and is administered with support from the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (CSEM).

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