Tag: Gene therapy

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 »

Denis Claude Roy

MD, Director of Research, Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, etc.   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Immunotherapy Immunotolerance   Projects at BioCanRx 2017 Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy   BioCanRx Summer Students Tell All   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2018 Summer Studentships   BioCanRx and Partners… Read more »

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

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 »

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 »

Jean-Simon Diallo

Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, BMI Department   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Sarcoma Prostate Breast   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Oncolytic Virotherapy Viral sensitizers Combination Immunotherapy   Projects at BioCanRx Scalable Vector Manufacturing Enhancement Using Viral Sensitizers   BioCanRX and Partners Announce Funding for Eight New Projects… Read more »

Marcus Butler

Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder Cervical Esophageal Gastric Gynecologic Ovarian Pancreatic Skin   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Clinical trials research focuses on adoptive immunotherapy for multiple different solid tumor types   Projects and Articles at BioCanRx   Phase Ib trial of pembrolizumab administered following adoptive… Read more »

Tania Bubela

Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences Dean, Simon Fraser University   Full Biography   Research and clinical approaches My research program focuses on three main areas in health and biotechnology law and policy:   Knowledge translation in health, biotechnology and new technologies in biomedicine. Impacts of innovation, commercialization/open science and intellectual property policies on scientific culture… Read more »