Tag: Disease models

William W.L. Wong

Assistant 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 »

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 Principal Investigator, The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre Professor, Paediatrics & Associate Professor, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Head and Neck   Research… Read more »

Sheila Singh

Scientist, McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute (SCC-RI) 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   Recent Articles Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s… 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   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, 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

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 »

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 »