Congratulations to Dr. Poul Sorensen, a UBC Professor of Pathology and a Distinguished Scientist at BC Cancer, for being appointed as an International Ambassador to the Technical University of Munich (TUM), in Germany. These prestigious Ambassadorships are given by TUM to renowned international researchers that have formally conducted research at TUM, and who have retained particularly close ties to the university.
Congratulations to Drs. Poul Sorensen and Gregg Morin, at BC Cancer, and Dr. Wei Li, at the University of Pittsburgh, for being awarded $500,000 USD from the Osteosarcoma Institute for their project titled “Harnessing the osteosarcoma surfaceome for immunotherapy targets to block metastatic capacity”
BC Cancer researchers leading the development of immunotherapies targeting the surface protein IL1RAP for the treatment of Ewing sarcoma
Dr. Poul Sorensen, Distinguished Scientist at BC Cancer, in collaboration with Dr. Kevin Hay, Clinician-Ccientist at BC Cancer, and Dr. Wei Li, Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, received support from the Rutledge Cancer Foundation to develop and optimize novel immunotherapies targeting the surface protein IL1RAP for the treatment of Ewing sarcoma.
BC Cancer researchers creating metabolic maps to uncover clues about how cancers disable our immune system
Canadian research teams, including several from BC Cancer, will receive a total of $2.4 million to advance cancer research and treatment following new awards in the 2023 Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grant (PPG) competition.
New cancer cell observatory will provide new insights into breast cancer behaviour and improve treatments
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