oleksiy zaika

Oleksiy Zaika

  • Returning Medical Innovation Fellow

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  • WIRB, 7th Floor

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BSc, Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph
MSc, Clinical Anatomy, Western University
PhD Candidate, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University


Oleksiy’s graduate research has been supported by the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Frederick Banting and Charles Best Doctoral Award through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and international presentation and publication honours. Oleksiy also received training in entrepreneurship through New Venture Creation and Master the Entrepreneur Skillset programs through Ivey. He co-founded and was the President of the Western Chapter at the University Consulting Group, which has excelled at providing pro-bono work for non-profits in Canada in the specialties of medical services, professional development, and social impact. Oleksiy is passionate about the acceleration of individualized medical solutions using artificial intelligence, 3D printing and genomics which aim to improve patient quality of life and decentralize accessibility of care. He is a returning fellow, having participated in the Western Medical Innovation Fellowship in 2021-2022 and is co-founder of Vessl Prosthetics.