Tag: Breast cancer

Martin Yaffe

Senior scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast Cancer   Research Interests Earlier detection; Screening; Digital breast tomosynthesis; Biomarkers; Precision medicine; Over/under treatment; Multiplexing; Multispectral deconvolution; Whole mount immunohistochemistry; Imaging-pathology validation; 3D Pathology tools; Image analysis.

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 »

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 »

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

Brad Nelson

Scientist & Director, Deeley Research Centre Co-Director, Immunotherapy Program, BC Cancer Agency   Full Biography   Projects at BioCanRx Adoptive T cell therapy targeting patient-specific driver mutations in lymphoma   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2019 Summer Studentships   Summit4CI 2018: The HQP Experience   Meet Two of BioCanRx’s Summer Students   Removing obstacles to… 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

Brian Lichty

PhD, Associate Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast Cervical Gynecological Lung Prostate Skin   Projects at BioCanRx A Phase 1/1b, Multicenter, Open-label Trial of Oncolytic MG1 Expressing Mutant Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) E6 and E7 (MG1-E6E7), with Adenovirus Vaccine Expressing Mutant HPV E6 and E7 (Ad-E6E7) and… Read more »

Jonathan Kimmelman

Professor, Biomedical Ethics Unit, Department of Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Breast Colorectal   Research and clinical approaches Translation research Biomarkers Clinical Research Ethics   Projects and Articles at BioCanRx IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF JUDGEMENT IN CANCER THERAPEUTICS DEVELOPMENT   BioCanRx and Partners New Project Funding… Read more »

Steven Jones

Co-Director, Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency Professor, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University Professor, Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder, Blood, Bone, Brain, Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, Endometrial, Esophageal, Gastric, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Genitourinary, Gynecologic, Head and neck, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian,… Read more »

Naoto Hirano

Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood, Breast, Lung, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Prostate, Skin, Soft Tissue Sarcoma   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Dr. Hirano’s research team is particularly interested in understanding how the interactions between T cells and antigen-presenting cells affect priming, expansion, persistence and differentiation of T… Read more »