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…

Congratulations Nicole Slot!

Congratulations to Nicole Slot who had a paper published with Dr. Cheryl Peters. Barriers and Facilitators in the Creation of a Surveillance System for Solar Radiation-Induced Skin Cancers https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/10482911231165975

Special Announcement

Dr. Christine Friedenreich announced that she will be stepping back from her role as Scientific Director of CEPR in Oct 2023. She will be transitioning into a casual role in order to stay in touch with her research projects, but her leadership position will be filled by someone else. She will be greatly missed, but…

2022 CIHR Grants

The University of Calgary, Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Intitute has set up a website with details of all of the recently funded CIHR grants at: https://charbonneau.ucalgary.ca/explore-institute/featured-news/congratulations-our-investigators-who-championed-and-contributed-successful-cihr-2022-project-grants

AMBER Study Grant

Drs. Christine Friedenreich and Lin Yang (co PIs) and the AMBER co-investigators (Drs. Kerry Courneya, Jeff Val-lance, Margie McNeely, Nicole Culos-Reed, Karen Kopciuk, Darren Brenner, Jamie Benham) received a one-year $100K breast cancer priority grant from the CIHR-Institute of Cancer Research for their on-going AMBER cohort study. Their submission to the fall CIHR project grant…