It’s their fifth cycle of funding for researchers at the BC Cancer Centre for Lymphoid Cancer who are part of the renewal of a coveted Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Projects Grant, following the 2022 competition. 

“It’s a privilege and honour to have this PPG award. The grant is quite unique in the landscape of Canadian funding and six million dollars over six years is the flagship of funding for large teams,” says the Centre’s research director Dr. Christian Steidl, who is now enjoying his second renewal as the team’s project leader. But it is not just the size of the PPG that has value for him. “The PPG keeps the team spirit alive because you are formally tied together and think collaboratively instead of wandering off in your own individual research direction.”

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