Founding member and Executive Director of New Canadians' Centre of Excellence Inc
For over twenty years, Reza Shahbazi has worked to improve the outcomes of immigrants and refugees in Canada with a focus on two interrelated areas: experienced program and service delivery at the community level and policy development at the provincial and national level.
Reza is a founding member and Executive Director of New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence Inc. (NCCE Inc.) which annually serves over 7,000 newcomers to Windsor and Essex County. It provides services that are critical to the settlement and integration of newcomers including: language training, employment services, settlement and inclusion services, youth programs, childcare, and community development in multiple sites in Windsor and Leamington. Reza has also spearheaded partnerships for service delivery with community stakeholders, resulting in programs being offered in over seventy schools and various library branches.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, member of Conference Board of Canada – Leaders Roundtable on Immigration (LRI), member of the Executive Committee of the Pathways to Prosperity and a past member of the National Settlement Council (NSC) and past Chair of Windsor-Essex Local Immigration Partnership (LIPs). He has also served as a member, Regional Director, Vice-President and President of the Board of Directors for the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI).
- Targeted homology-directed repair in blood stem and progenitor cells with CRISPR nanoformulations.
- Targeted Therapies for Pancreatic Cancer and Hurdles Ahead.
- Highly selective and sensitive detection of Staphylococcus aureus with gold nanoparticle-based core-shell nano biosensor.
- Gold nano-decorated aligned polyurethane nanofibers for enhancement of neurite outgrowth and elongation.
- The Effect of Various Stabilizers on Preserving Immunogenicity of Lyophilized Mumps Vaccines.
- Modified gold-based siRNA nanotherapeutics for targeted therapy of triple-negative breast cancer.
- An overview of nanofiber-based antibacterial drug design.
- Functionalized gold nanoparticles manifested as potent carriers for nucleolar targeting.
- ICAM-1 targeted catalase encapsulated PLGA-b-PEG nanoparticles against vascular oxidative stress.
- Oligonucleotide-based theranostic nanoparticles in cancer therapy.
- Nanofibers based antibacterial drug design, delivery and applications.
- Treatment of Basic Red 29 dye solution using iron-aluminum electrode pairs by electrocoagulation and electro-Fenton methods.
- Renewing the respect for similarity