Canadian Cancer Society - Fall 2013 Competition Results

Grant Brown

Impact Grant

Campus

Department of Biochemistry

The regulated protein re-localization response to DNA replication stress and DNA damage

       1,243,145

Steven Gallinger

Impact Grant

UHN - Toronto General Hospital

Department of Surgery

Hallmarks and therapeutic implications of "BRCAness" in pancreatic cancer

       1,229,504

Cynthia Hawkins

Impact Grant

Hospital for Sick Children

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

The role of histones in the development of pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

       1,230,477

Kullervo Hynynen

Impact Grant

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Department of Medical Biophysics

MRI-guided focused ultrasound for enhanced drug delivery for liver and head and neck cancers

       1,222,292

Rama Khokha

Impact Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Medical Biophysics

Hormone signalling in mammary cells informs breast cancer risk & treatment

       1,222,500

Lillian Sung

Impact Grant

Hospital for Sick Children

Department of Paediatrics

Development and validation of a pediatric cancer-specific symptom screening and assessment tool

           906,597

Jeffrey Wrana

Impact Grant

Mount Sinai Hospital

Department of Molecular Genetics

Establishing a biological network strategy for personalizing prognosis in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

       1,249,950

Nizar Batada

Innovation Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Medical Biophysics

DNA repair associated mutational signatures as biomarkers

           198,650

Paul Boutros

Innovation Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Medical Biophysics

Genomic characterization of Rb1+/+ retinoblastoma

           200,000

Rena Buckstein

Innovation Grant

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Department of Medicine

The screening for MDS mutations in the aging population for early detection of disease

           192,240

Marcelo Cypel

Innovation Grant

UHN - Toronto General Hospital

Department of Surgery

Development of isolated lung perfusion for the treatment of cancer metastases to the lungs

           196,830

Peter Dirks

Innovation Grant

Hospital for Sick Children

Department of Surgery

Wnt signalling control of glioblastoma stem cell fate

           198,278

Stephen Girardin

Innovation Grant

Campus

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology

The role of NLRX1 in colorectal cancer and apoptosis

           190,000

Anthony Joshua

Innovation Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Medicine

The utility and relevance of exome sequence analysis and circulating tumour DNA in assessing tumour heterogeneity in BRAF mutant melanoma

           199,680

Robert S. Kerbel

Innovation Grant

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Department of Medical Biophysics

A strategy for developing models of spontaneous bone metastasis in mice

           178,000

Rama Khokha

Innovation Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Medical Biophysics

Proteome analysis of the mammary epithelial hierarchy: normal and high-risk

           189,800

Gilbert Prive

Innovation Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Medical Biophysics

The function of LZTR-1 in glioblastoma

           189,753

Suzanne Trudel

Innovation Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Medicine

A companion study to a phase II clinical trial of sequential treatment with MEK followed by AKT inhibition for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma

           199,719

Nancy Baxter

Quality of Life Research Grant

St. Michael's Hospital

Department of Surgery

Improving the quality of oncofertility decision-making for women at risk of infertility during cancer survivorship

           299,936

Rena Buckstein

Quality of Life Research Grant

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Department of Medicine

Red blood cell transfusion thresholds and QOL in MDS: a pilot, feasibility study

           112,347

Murray Krahn

Quality of Life Research Grant

UHN - Toronto General Hospital

Department of Medicine

Development of a utility weighting function for the Bladder Utility Symptom Scale (BUSS-U)

           299,900

Gary Rodin

Quality of Life Research Grant

UHN - Ontario Cancer Institute/PMH

Department of Psychiatry

Emotion And Symptom-focused Intervention (EASI) for individuals with acute leukemia

           299,981