Tag: Clinical research

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 »

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 »

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 »

Megan Levings

Professor, Department of Surgery and School of Biomedical Engineering, University of British Columbia Lead, Childhood Diseases, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Cell Therapy Transplantation   (https://www.bcchr.ca/levingslab)   Projects at BioCanRx Garbage to Gold: expansion of Therapeutic Regulatory T Cells from discarded… 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 »

Natasha Kekre

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Hematologist, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, The Ottawa Hospital Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood   Research Interests Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Oncolytic Viruses Cellular immunotherapy (CAR-T cells) Leukemia Lymphoma Clinical Epidemiology   Projects and Articles at BioCanRx Canadian-Led… 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 »

Glenwood Goss

MD, FCPSA, FRCPC   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Lung IND   Projects at BioCanRx Making the next big thing possible   BioCanRX and Partners Announce Funding for Eight New Projects

Michel Duval

MD, Professor, Universite De Montreal   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Pediatric acute leukemia Neuroblastoma   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Innovative therapeutics Innate immune stimulation using specialized dendritic cells   Projects at BioCanRx Ground-breaking immunotherapy to prevent acute lymphoblastic leukemia relapse: dosage and therapeutic settings of plasmacytoid dendritic cell infusions   A deadly… Read more »

Marcus Butler

Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder Cervical Esophageal Gastric Gynecologic Ovarian Pancreatic Skin   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Clinical trials research focuses on adoptive immunotherapy for multiple different solid tumor types   Projects and Articles at BioCanRx   Phase Ib trial of pembrolizumab administered following adoptive… Read more »