Congratulations to Devon Boyne who received the Howard Research Excellence Award! This award was created by the Charbonneau Institute to recognize trainees with a first or co-first author paper. The award will be presented at the Charbonneau Research Symposium on Feb 10, 2020.
Dr. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia has been awarded a CIHR Early Career Investigator award in the area of Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health for her project entitled: “Perinatal complications and outcomes in female survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer: a population-based study on the impact of cancer on pregnancy in Canada”. This three-year long project…
Dr. Christine Friedenreich was inducted into the Life Sciences Division of the Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada in Ottawa on November 22, 2019. The induction was part of the Celebration of Excellence Event held over four days that highlighted outstanding achievements from academics across Canada in all disciplines of humanities, social…
Dr. Darren Brenner was awarded the William E. Rawls Prize by the Canadian Cancer Society at an event held in Toronto on November 18, 2019. This prize is given annually to a new investigator who has made outstanding contributions to cancer control research.
On October 4th, 2019, Dr. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia was one of the presenters at the Late Night Lab at Studio Bell hosted by the Charbonneau Cancer Institute talking about cancer in young people.
We are very pleased to share the excellent news that Dr. Cheryl Peters was awarded the Department of Oncology’s New Investigator Award for her outstanding performance during the first 18 months of her appointment in the Department.
Dr. Darren Brenner’s publication in JAMA Network Open was picked up by NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/31/health/colon-cancer-young.html
Dr. Darren Brenner was featured in Leap Magazine by ACF: https://myleapmagazine.ca/2019/07/29/research-rockstar-dr-darren-brenner/
After seven years of recruitment in Edmonton and Calgary, the AMBER cohort study has reached the target sample size of 1500 study participants. This project is examining how physical activity, sedentary behaviour and health-related fitness are related to survival after breast cancer. The Calgary study team members include Leanne Dickau, Rebecca Urbat, Nathaniel Minichiello, Sue…
Congratulations to everyone who had abstracts accepted at the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CSEB) conference! Fifteen people from our department will be travelling to Ottawa from May 13th to 15th to attend this biennial conference. This is a fantastic reflection of the high quality research being done in the department.