Tag: Disease models

William W.L. Wong

Associate Professor, University of Waterloo   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   Recent Articles The Economic Side of Immunotherapy… Read more »

John Webb

Senior Project Leader, Deeley Research Centre, BC Cancer   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer   Research and clinical approaches Basic Research, Disease Models, Molecular and Cellular Biology   Projects at BioCanRx Clinical Trial Enabling Studies for Multi-targeted Chimeric Antigen Receptor Therapeutics for the Treatment… 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 at BioCanRx Evaluation of FGL2 as a therapeutic… Read more »

Uri Tabori

Staff Physician, Haematology/Oncology & Senior Scientist, Genetics & Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children; Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children; Garron Family Chair in Childhood Cancer Research   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Head and Neck   Research Interests and Clinical Approach The Tabori lab is focused… Read more »

Sheila Singh

Professor of Surgery and Biochemistry, McMaster University; Chief Pediatric Neurosurgeon, McMaster Children’s Hospital; Division Head, Neurosurgery, Hamilton Health Sciences Director, McMaster Centre for Discovery in Cancer Research Senior Canada Research Chair, Human Brain Cancer Stem Cell Biology Director, McMaster Surgeon Scientist Program   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain   Projects at BioCanRx Bispecific… Read more »

Petros Pechlivanoglou

Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Sick Kids Research Institute Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Adjunct Scientist, Cancer Research Program, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Sick Kids Research Institute   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Bone Breast

Karen Mossman

Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University 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   Recent Articles I study viruses: How our team isolated the… Read more »

Jason Moffat

Professor & Principal Investigator, Department of Molecular Genetics, 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… 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 »

James Koropatnick

Distinguished Oncology Scientist of the London Regional Cancer Program (London Health Sciences Centre) Director, Strategic Training Program in Cancer Research and Technology Transfer Assist. Director, Lawson Health Research Institute   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast Colorectal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST) Head and Neck Lung Neuroblastoma Pancreatic   Projects at BioCanRx Advanced preclinical development… Read more »