Tag: Gene expression

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 »

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 »

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 »

Trevor Pugh

Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Canada Research Chair in Translational Genomics Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Director, Translational Genomics Laboratory, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood, Brain, Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, Endometrial, Gynecologic, Head and Neck, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian, Pediatric solid tumours

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 »

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

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 »

Johnathan Bramson

Director, McMaster Immunology Research Centre Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine John Bienenstock Chair in Molecular Medicine Canada Research Chair in Translational Cancer Immunology   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bone Breast Lung   Projects at BioCanRx DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOREACTOR SYSTEM TO AUTOMATE T-CELL MANUFACTURING   Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match…… Read more »