AACR Integrative Molecular Epidemiology Workshop

Dr. Dylan O’Sullivan has been accepted to attend the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Integrative Molecular Epidemiology Workshop: Bridging Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine in Boston, MA from July 24-28/23. This workshop targets trainees and early career investigators who must be well-skilled in the integration of biology and epidemiology in the studies of etiology…

Congratulations to our newest Adjunct Associate Professors!

Congratulations to Drs. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia and Lin Yang who have been promoted to Adjunct Associate Professor effective July 1, 2023 in the Cumming School of Medicine. Both Lin and Miranda have their primary appointments in the Department of Oncology, Division of Preventive Oncology and their secondary appointments in the Department of Community Health Science. This…

Congratulations to Dr. Dylan O’Sullivan!

Congratulations to Dr. Dylan O’Sullivan who has been awarded his first grant as Principal Investigator by the Charbonneau Cancer Institute. Dylan was awarded a one-year Team Accelerator Grant for $75,000 for the project entitled: “Improving screening among adult cancer survivors: identifying survivors at elevated risk of developing new primary cancers.” The co-applicants on this project…

World leaders!

Congratulations to Drs. Kerry Courneya and Christine Friedenreich who were recently ranked #1 and #2 in the world for research on physical activity and cancer! The findings were published in a bibliometric analysis paper by Jialin Gu and colleagues (see link to full-text article here: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fonc.2023.1095852/full). This is an amazing accomplishment reflecting many years of…

Departure

We are happy to share that Irizelle Lategan has been accepted into the undergraduate medical program at the University of Alberta for September 2023. Irizelle first started working with Dr, Christine Friedenreich as a kinesiology undergraduate student for her practicum and then as a summer student in 2016. After completing her Master’s in Kinesiology degree…