Tag: Pancreatic cancer

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

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 »

Pancreatic cancer loses viral defences when talking with supporting cells

Media release   Ottawa researchers have unlocked a way to make pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to cancer-killing viruses, known as oncolytic viruses. Outlined in a paper published today by Nature Medicine, the scientists have discovered how they can exploit the communication, or cross-talk, between pancreatic cancer and a specific cell type that supports the… Read more »