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 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 »

Jeffrey Smith

Associate Professor & Director, Carleton Mass Spectrometry Centre (CMSC), Department of Chemistry, Carleton University Associate Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, Carleton University   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Bone Breast Colorectal Liver Ovarian Pancreatic Prostate Skin Soft Tissue Sarcoma   Projects at BioCanRx Development of Supporting Analytical Assays and Regulatory Compliance Package for Viral… Read more »

Denis Claude Roy

Director of the Cellular Therapy Laboratory; Scientific Director of the Centre de recherche Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Full Professor, Université de Montréal Adjunct professor, McGill University   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, etc.   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Immunotherapy Immunotolerance   Projects at BioCanRx An Interventional, Open-label, Non-randomized Dose-escalation Phase… Read more »

Brad Nelson

Scientific Co-Director, BC Cancer Immunotherapy Program (Deeley Research Centre) Professor of Biochemistry/Microbiology, University of Victoria Professor of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia   Full Biography   Projects at BioCanRx Enabling a Phase I/II Multicenter Clinical Trial of a Novel Single Domain (sd)CD-22-specific Camelid-derived Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy   Interrogation of Biomarkers in… Read more »

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 »

Scott McComb

Research Officer, National Research Council; Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of Ottawa   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Colorectal Lung Ovarian   Projects at BioCanRx Clinical Trial Enabling Studies for Multi-targeted Chimeric Antigen Receptor Therapeutics for the Treatment of B-Cell Malignancies

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 »

Carolina Ilkow

Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast Cervical Colorectal Gynecologic Head and Neck Ovarian Pancreatic   Projects at BioCanRx Development of a Virally Programmed Exosome-based Cancer Vaccine Platform