Tag: Disease models

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 »

Uri Tabori

Staff Haematologist/Oncologist, Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Head and Neck   Research Interests and Clinical Approach The Tabori lab is focused on combining biological and translational research in pediatric oncology. Specifically, we are interested in studying mechanisms underlying brain tumor… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Dean Fergusson

Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Professor, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, & the School of Epidemiology & Public Health University of Ottawa Endowed Chair, Clinical Epidemiology Program Ottawa Hospital Research Institute/University of Ottawa Scientific Co-Lead, Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit, Government of Ontario and the… Read more »

David Evans

Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology Chair, WHO Scientific Subcommittee on Variola Virus Research Member, Advisory Committee on the Human Pathogens and Toxins, Public Health Agency of Canada Chair, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Research Advisory Committee Member, University of Alberta Research Policy Committee Oversight Board, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI)  … Read more »