About Our Medical Students
Ashank (Shaun) Bains is a 3rd year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine. Shaun completed his undergraduate degree in 2016 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. During that time, he worked in an animal physiology laboratory focusing on immunofluorescent microbead technology. Before attending medical school, he also completed a Master’s degree at BU. Notable distinctions include the Robert Troxler Award in Biochemistry in 2017 and the Rheumatology Research Foundation Medical Student Award in 2019. In his spare time, Shaun enjoys playing the acoustic guitar, skiing in the winter, and playing with his recently adopted cat.