Tag: Immunotherapy

Naoto Hirano

Associate Director – Research, Tumor Immunotherapy Program, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood, Breast, Lung, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Prostate, Skin, Soft Tissue Sarcoma   Projects at BioCanRx New generation chimeric antigen receptors for improved adoptive T cell therapy for cancer

Megan Levings

Investigator, BC Children’s Hospital Lead, Childhood Diseases Research Theme   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood   Projects at BioCanRx Garbage to Gold: expansion of Therapeutic Regulatory T Cells from discarded thymus

Uri Tabori

Staff Haematologist/Oncologist, Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children   The Hospital for Sick Children 555 University Avenue Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 1X8 Tel: (416) 813-7654, ext. 201503 Fax: (416) 813-5327 Pager: (416) 379-9626 E-mail: uri.tabori@sickkids.ca   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Head and Neck   Projects at… 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   CHUM – Pavillon R 900,… Read more »

Global News takes a look into the science of immunotherapy

Could immunotherapy – a novel method of treatment that harnesses your body’s own immune system to fight cancer – be the new front line for cancer treatment?   Global News 16X9 is providing viewers with a look at immunotherapy – a concept that is being dubbed the fourth pillar for cancer treatment. This approach to… Read more »