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New Investigators

This program provides research operating grant support to future leaders as they develop their independent careers in cancer research. Designed to provide a single research grant to scientific and clinical investigators within the first five years of a first faculty-level appointment in Canada, new investigators have to be sponsored and mentored by an existing Terry Fox funded program.

A Request for Applications (RFA) is issued annually.  The deadlines for the 2018 competition will be announced in mid-April, 2017.

 


A List of Current Terry Fox New Investigators

 

Name Start/End Project
Housheng He
2017-2020 Understanding the function of circular RNA in tumour hypoxia
Frederick Antoine Mallette
2017-2020
 Deciphering the oncogenic properties of cancer-associated IDH1/2 mutations
Peter Stirling
2017-2020
Functionalizing SWI/SWF chromatin remodeller mutations in rare and common tumours
Guy Ungerechts
2016-2019 Next Generation Cancer Immunovirotherapy: Heterologous oncolytic prime-boost enhanced with select immunomodulators
Ralph DaCosta
2016-2019 Investigating radiation responses of pancreatic tumours, their vasculature and microenvironment using in vivo imaging to identify new treatment strategies
William Lockwood
2016-2019 Assessing the effect of radiation from screening low dose CT scans on lung cancer development and progression
Byram Bridle
2015-2018 Evaluation of oncolytic immunotherapy in canine cancer trials: A stepping stone towards successful translation into human patients
Sonia Cellot
2015-2017 Deciphering the role of chromatin demethylases in high risk pediatric acute myeloid leukemia
Martin Hirst
2015-2017 Epigenetic basis of acute myeloid leukemia
Ryan Morin
2015-2017 Exploring Clonal Evolution in Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas Using Serial Tumour Sampling and Liquid Biopsies
John Stagg
2015-2017 The role of the CD73 adenosinergic pathway in prostate cancer
Brian Wilhelm
2015-2017 Transcriptional and Epigenetic Consequences of Mll-AF9 Translocations
Francis Rodier
2014-2016 Understanding the Impact of Cancer Cell Fate Decisions during Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Paul Boutros
2013-2016 Systems Biology of Tumour Hypoxia
Catherine O’Brien
2013-2016 Understanding Cancer Stem Cell Heterogeneity and Dynamics: Implications for Therapy in Human Colorectal Cancer
Luke McCaffrey 2011-2015 Epithelial polarity in tumour invasion and metastasis
Rebecca Auer 2012-2015 A Personalized Oncolytic Vaccine: Using Oncolytic Viruses to Exploit Neo-antigens Derived from the Tumour Mutanome
Sohrab Shah 2012-2015 Are Genomic Instability and Clonal Diversity Prognostic Indicators of High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer?
Gelareh Zadeh 2012-2015 Exploring Novel Mechanisms of Tumor Vascularization in Malignant Brain Tumors

 

For more information on the above projects, please go to the Canadian Research Information System (CRIS) database.

 



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