- Inaugural Terry's CAUSE on Campus run at UBC
TFRI President, Dr. Victor Ling, took part in the inaugural Terry's CAUSE on Campus run at UBC on Sept. 14. Dr. Ling and his wife Lela joined over 100 people to participate in this new run. A great start and hopes are high for an even bigger turn out next year.
- Cancer research community joins Terry Fox Run
Our cancer research colleagues at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute took part in this year's Terry Fox Run on Sept. 14. Many thanks to Dr. John Bell and his team for their great effort!
- Employment Opportunity: Research Finance Co-ordinator
Deadline: Monday, September 22, 2014
The Terry Fox Research Institute is seeking a full-time Research Finance Co-ordinator to join its team in Vancouver to help administer cancer research projects of the Terry Fox Research Institute.
Find the full job description on our career opportunities page
- Learn more about Terry Fox Research
Listen to Dr. Victor Ling, President and Scientific Director of the Terry Fox Research Institute, as he talks about Terry Fox funded research and the challenges facing the scientists who are working hard to find cures for cancer.
Download the six audio clips from our Media Room
- Register now for BC Node Research Day
Registration is open for the 4th Annual TFRI BC Node Research Day, on Thursday, Nov. 13. A poster session and reception will take place the evening before, and the day will be opened with a keynote address from Dr. John Maris.
Abstract submission deadline: 5pm Monday, Sept. 22 Registration closes Friday, Nov. 7 More information
- TFRI News Conference
Toronto's cancer research community, elementary and high school students team up with the Terry Fox Foundation and TFRI to target hard-to-treat cancers through personalized treatment.
Watch the archived stream of the TFRI news conference that took place on Wednesday, September 10. http://www.vvcnetwork.ca/terryfox/20140910
- Child and Adolescent Cancer Conference
November 3-4, 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia
The TFRI Atlantic Node is joining with the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute to host their 5th Cancer Research Conference in Atlantic Canada. This year's focus will be on child, adolescent and young adult cancers.
- Research funding opportunity: Ovarian Cancer
Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The TFRI ovarian cancer Translational Research program has teamed up with Ovarian Cancer Canada and announced a $150,000 competition to support research to find 'biomarkers' using TFRI's Canadian Ovarian Experimental Unified Resource (COEUR).
For more information, see the COEUR project page
- TFRI-funded researchers named among world's most influential scientists
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Connors, Dr. Randy Gascoyne, Dr. Steven Jones and Dr. Marco Marra, four Terry Fox funded researchers who feature on a list of the world's most influential scientists. The team behind the list analyzed published research papers between 2002 and 2012 to identify those scientists who have the most impact on their peers in the research world. See the Highly Cited Researchers website: http://highlycited.com/info.htm
2014 ASM Montreal photos online This year's Annual Scientific Meeting in Monteal was a great success, with over 200 TFRI-funded researchers and trainees attending. Photos from the event are now online and can be seen in our photo gallery
- Spring/Summer Newsletter 2014
- Notice - 1980 Photographs of Terry Fox Sought for National Museum Exhibit The Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC) is looking for photographs taken by Canadians of Terry Fox in 1980 during his Marathon of Hope. The photographs will be used as part of an upcoming exhibition that the CMC and the Terry Fox Centre are developing to be launched in April 2015, marking the 35th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope. For full details visit: http://www.historymuseum.ca/terryfox
Looking for information about a Terry Fox-funded research project?
Information is available from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research's searchable database on the national Canadian Research Information System (CRIS) database. You can search by subject, investigator, funding, location or program. Access the TFF research database