Congratulations to Drs Cheryl Peters and Lin Yang on their recent successes in each obtaining an operating grant from CIHR through the Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts competition.
Congratulations to Dr. Miranda Fidler-Benaoudia for receiving the 2019 award for Pediatric Cancer Clinical Studies. Her grant was very favorably reviewed by the peer-review panel members and ranked #1 in the competition recently organized through the Charbonneau Cancer Institute. Miranda will be comparing risks of late effects among childhood cancer survivors who attend the Long…
Sajjad Fazel was named as one of 2019’s 50 Most Influential Young Tanzanians. Sajjad was selected in the category of Social Enterprise and Philanthropy for his tireless advocacy and strategic roles on a variety of NGO boards that work to reduce health inequities and build healthy communities. https://avancemedia.org/2019miyt/
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