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

Director of the Cellular Therapy Laboratory; Scientific Director of the Centre de recherche Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Full Professor, Université de Montréal Adjunct professor, McGill University   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, etc.   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Immunotherapy Immunotolerance   Projects at BioCanRx An Interventional, Open-label, Non-randomized Dose-escalation Phase… Read more »

Brad Nelson

Scientific Co-Director, BC Cancer Immunotherapy Program (Deeley Research Centre) Professor of Biochemistry/Microbiology, University of Victoria Professor of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia   Full Biography   Projects at BioCanRx Enabling a Phase I/II Multicenter Clinical Trial of a Novel Single Domain (sd)CD-22-specific Camelid-derived Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy   Interrogation of Biomarkers in… Read more »

Megan Levings

Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital (Lead, Childhood Diseases Research Theme) Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia   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 thymus… Read more »

Manoj Lalu

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine The University of Ottawa   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Other   Projects at BioCanRx Making Patient Partnerships A Reality in Very Early Phase Clinical Trials (MARVEL): Development of a Patient Engagement Platform   IMPROVING THE… Read more »

Aly-Khan Lalani

Assistant Professor, Oncology, McMaster University   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST) Genitourinary Kidney Prostate Soft Tissue Sarcoma Testicular   Projects at BioCanRx   Phase II CYTOSHRINK Trial: Cytoreductive Stereotactic Hypofractionated Radiotherapy with Combination Ipilimumab and Nivolumab for Metastatic Kidney Cancer

Jonathan Kimmelman

Director, 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 at BioCanRx IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF JUDGEMENT IN CANCER THERAPEUTICS DEVELOPMENT   Recent Articles 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 at BioCanRx Clinical Trial Enabling… 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 Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Division of Medical Oncology Chair, Thoracic Oncology Site Committee Director of Clinical and Translational Research, Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Lung   Projects at BioCanRx Interrogation of Biomarkers in Patient Samples from a Phase Ib Trial of the Immune Checkpoint… Read more »