Gillian Carleton is no stranger to hard work. The BC Cancer researcher, University of Victoria student and Team Canada Olympic medalist can now include a Vanier Canada Scholarship award under their belt. The award is arguably one of the most prestigious graduate scholarship awards in Canada, offering recipients $50,000 per year for 3 years while they finish their graduate studies.
Dr. Julian Lum receives research grant to investigate link between sugar and immune cell cancer research
Dr. Lum received a $1.08 million dollar grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) to study the connection between nutrition, immune cells and cancer.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will provide funding to support their world-leading cancer research for years to come.
The team will investigate new therapies that could stop the process by which breast cancer tumours spread.
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