October 3, 2022

The BC Cancer Foundation and BC Cancer Research Institute Announce the 2022 Rising Star Recipients!

Congratulations to the recipients of the inaugural BC Cancer Rising Stars Awards!

The Rising Stars program was established to celebrate Dr. Connie Eaves’ Gairdner Wightman Award, her election to the Royal Society in the UK and her appointment to the Order of Canada. A pioneer in her field, Dr. Eaves has been a mentor to many young researchers at BC Cancer and a long-time advocate for equal opportunities in cancer research.

September 8, 2022

Dr. Connie Eaves receives 2022 Till and McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, the Till and McCulloch Award celebrates the best of Canadian science in the stem cell and regenerative medicine field. This year, a special Till and McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award will celebrate the outstanding contributions that Dr. Connie Eaves has made throughout her distinguished career. The Till and McCulloch Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the career-spanning, pivotal contributions that Dr. Eaves has made to the field of stem cell research, as well as to the training of next generations of outstanding researchers.

June 17, 2022

First made-in-Canada CAR-T cell therapy for cancer shows promise in clinical trial

More than a dozen people with cancer who had exhausted all treatment options are alive and cancer-free today thanks to a pioneering Canadian clinical trial of a highly personalized kind of immunotherapy. The results, presented at the 2022 Cell Therapy Transplant Canada Conference, could open the door to a new era of made-in-Canada immunotherapies for cancer.

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