Tag: Translational research

Martin Yaffe

Senior scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Breast Cancer   Research Interests Earlier detection; Screening; Digital breast tomosynthesis; Biomarkers; Precision medicine; Over/under treatment; Multiplexing; Multispectral deconvolution; Whole mount immunohistochemistry; Imaging-pathology validation; 3D Pathology tools; Image analysis.

Barbara Vanderhyden

Senior Scientist, Cancer Therapeutics Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Corinne Boyer Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research, University of Ottawa Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Ovarian   Research and clinical approaches Syngeneic mouse models Antibody-based immunotherapy   Projects and Articles at BioCanRx Evaluation of FGL2 as… 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   Full Biography   Cancers of… Read more »

Uri Tabori

Staff Haematologist/Oncologist, Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain, Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST), Head and Neck   Research Interests and Clinical Approach The Tabori lab is focused on combining biological and translational research in pediatric oncology. Specifically, we are interested in studying mechanisms underlying brain tumor… Read more »

Sheila Singh

Scientist, McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute (SCC-RI) Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Health Sciences   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Brain   Projects at BioCanRx Bispecific T-cell engager antibodies targeting CD133+ brain tumor-initiating cells: A novel immunotherapy for recurrent glioblastoma   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2019… 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 »

Denis Claude Roy

MD, Director of Research, Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, etc.   Research Interests and Clinical Approach Immunotherapy Immunotolerance   Projects at BioCanRx 2017 Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy   BioCanRx Summer Students Tell All   Introducing the winners of BioCanRx’s 2018 Summer Studentships   BioCanRx and Partners… Read more »

Trevor Pugh

Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Canada Research Chair in Translational Genomics Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Director, Translational Genomics Laboratory, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research   Full Biography   Cancers of Interest Blood, Brain, Breast, Cervical, Colorectal, Endometrial, Gynecologic, Head and Neck, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Neuroblastoma, Ovarian, Pediatric solid tumours

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 »

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 »