Tag: NCE

Health research champion Drew Lyall dies at 49

Media release   Andrew Lyall (Drew), founding President and CEO of BioCanRx, died this weekend, after he, his family and physicians waged a long fight against melanoma. He was 49.     Drew’s influence on health research, especially the biomedical world of stem cell research, was strong and unmistakable – extraordinary because he was not… Read more »

The Ottawa Hospital to host $60M national research network for innovative cancer treatments

Media release   BioCanRx network to focus on promising biotherapeutics such as oncolytic viruses, immune cells and synthetic antibodies   The Government of Canada announced $25 million today, with an additional $35M from partners, to create the first Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) devoted to cancer research. The NCE, called Biotherapeutics for Cancer Treatment… Read more »