Tag: Skin 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   Full Biography   Cancers of… Read more »

Sachdev Sidhu

Professor, Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto Senior Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder, Blood, Brain, Breast, Colorectal, Gastric, Head and Neck, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Prostate, Skin   Research and clinical approaches The Sidhu lab studies the relationships between protein structure and function, using… Read more »

Brad Nelson

Scientist & Director, Deeley Research Centre Co-Director, Immunotherapy Program, BC Cancer Agency   Full Biography   Projects at BioCanRx Adoptive T cell therapy targeting patient-specific driver mutations in lymphoma   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2019 Summer Studentships   Summit4CI 2018: The HQP Experience   Meet Two of BioCanRx’s Summer Students   Removing obstacles to… Read more »

Karen Mossman

Professor and Associate 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   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2019 Summer Studentships

Jason Moffat

Professor, Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Functional Genomics of Cancer   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Skin   Research and clinical approaches Our research is concentrated in three areas:   Identification of genetic interactions and differential gene essentiality in mammalian cancer cell lines Cancer cell surface genes and cellular fitness… Read more »

Brian Lichty

PhD, Associate Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast Cervical Gynecological Lung Prostate Skin   Projects at BioCanRx A Phase 1/1b, Multicenter, Open-label Trial of Oncolytic MG1 Expressing Mutant Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) E6 and E7 (MG1-E6E7), with Adenovirus Vaccine Expressing Mutant HPV E6 and E7 (Ad-E6E7) and… Read more »

Steven Jones

Co-Director, Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency Professor, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University Professor, Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder, Blood, Bone, Brain, Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, Endometrial, Esophageal, Gastric, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Genitourinary, Gynecologic, Head and neck, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian,… Read more »

Naoto Hirano

Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood, Breast, Lung, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Prostate, Skin, Soft Tissue Sarcoma   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Dr. Hirano’s research team is particularly interested in understanding how the interactions between T cells and antigen-presenting cells affect priming, expansion, persistence and differentiation of T… Read more »

Jean-Simon Diallo

Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, BMI Department   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Sarcoma Prostate Breast   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Oncolytic Virotherapy Viral sensitizers Combination Immunotherapy   Projects at BioCanRx Scalable Vector Manufacturing Enhancement Using Viral Sensitizers   BioCanRX and Partners Announce Funding for Eight New Projects… Read more »

Marcus Butler

Medical Oncologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Bladder Cervical Esophageal Gastric Gynecologic Ovarian Pancreatic Skin   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Clinical trials research focuses on adoptive immunotherapy for multiple different solid tumor types   Projects and Articles at BioCanRx   Phase Ib trial of pembrolizumab administered following adoptive… Read more »