Tag: Gene therapy

John Webb

Senior Project Leader, Deeley Research Centre, BC Cancer   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer   Research and clinical approaches Basic Research, Disease Models, Molecular and Cellular Biology   Projects at BioCanRx Clinical Trial Enabling Studies for Multi-targeted Chimeric Antigen Receptor Therapeutics for the Treatment… Read more »

Simon Turcotte

Associate professor, Department of surgery, Université de Montréal; Physician, Hepatopancreatobiliary and liver transplantation division, CHUM; Co-director, CHUM hepatopancreatobiliary cancer clinical database and biological specimen repository Roger-Des-Groseillers chair in hepatobiliary and pancreatic oncological surgery, Université de Montréal   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Liver, Pancreas, Melanoma   Research and clinical approaches Characterization of immune recognition… Read more »

Kednapa Thavorn

Senior Scientist, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood Cancer, Breast Cancer   Research and clinical approaches Clinical Research, Health Economics, Health Services Research, Health Technology, Systematic Reviews, Transplantation, Gene Therapy   Projects at BioCanRx Using real-world data and iterative economic evaluation to prioritize resource allocation for care and… Read more »

Uri Tabori

Staff Physician, Haematology/Oncology & Senior Scientist, Genetics & Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children; Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children; Garron Family Chair in Childhood Cancer Research   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Head and Neck   Research Interests and Clinical Approach The Tabori lab is focused… 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 »