Tag: Basic research

William W.L. Wong

Assistant Professor   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma Hepatocellular carcinoma   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Early Health technology Assessment System-level policy model   Projects at BioCanRx Developing System-level Policy Model for regenerative medicine and cell therapy in Oncology   The Economic Side of Immunotherapy Research   BioCanRX and Partners… Read more »

Barbara Vanderhyden

Senior Scientist, Cancer Therapeutics Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Corinne Boyer Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research, University of Ottawa Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Ovarian   Research and clinical approaches Syngeneic mouse models Antibody-based immunotherapy   Projects and Articles at BioCanRx Evaluation of FGL2 as… Read more »

Simon Turcotte

Assistant professor, Department of Surgery, Université de Montréal Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) Surgeon, Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) Scientist, CHUM Research Center Cancer Axis (CRCHUM) Roger Des Groseillers Research Chair in HPB Surgical Oncology Director, CHUM HPB Cancer Biobank & Clinical Database Co-lead, CHUM adoptive T cell immunotherapy program   Full Biography   Cancers of… Read more »

Sheila Singh

Scientist, McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute (SCC-RI) Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Health Sciences   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain   Projects at BioCanRx Bispecific T-cell engager antibodies targeting CD133+ brain tumor-initiating cells: A novel immunotherapy for recurrent glioblastoma   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2019… Read more »

Sachdev Sidhu

Professor, Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto Senior Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder, Blood, Brain, Breast, Colorectal, Gastric, Head and Neck, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Prostate, Skin   Research and clinical approaches The Sidhu lab studies the relationships between protein structure and function, using… Read more »

Denis Claude Roy

MD, Director of Research, Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, etc.   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Immunotherapy Immunotolerance   Projects at BioCanRx 2017 Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy   BioCanRx Summer Students Tell All   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2018 Summer Studentships   BioCanRx and Partners… Read more »

Trevor Pugh

Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Canada Research Chair in Translational Genomics Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Director, Translational Genomics Laboratory, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood, Brain, Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, Endometrial, Gynecologic, Head and Neck, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian, Pediatric solid tumours

Pamela Ohashi

Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Director, Tumor Immunotherapy Program Co-Director, Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research Canada Research Chair in Autoimmunity and Tumor Immunity Professor, Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast… Read more »

Karen Mossman

Professor and Associate Vice President Research, McMaster University   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast Cancer   Projects at BioCanRx In vivo genome-wide CRISPR/Cas9 screen to identify genes that limit curative checkpoint blockade immunotherapy in triple negative breast cancer   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2019 Summer Studentships

Jason Moffat

Professor, Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Functional Genomics of Cancer   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Skin   Research and clinical approaches Our research is concentrated in three areas:   Identification of genetic interactions and differential gene essentiality in mammalian cancer cell lines Cancer cell surface genes and cellular fitness… Read more »