One of the Foundation’s major objectives relates to the investigation and support of complementary and alternative medicine, particularly in the treatment of cancer.
Afsaneh Mojtabanezhad Shariatpanahi awarded International Myeloma Society Young Investigator Award for Exemplary Abstract
Afsaneh will present her abstract at 18th International Myeloma Workshop in Vienna, Austria taking place September 8 to 11, 2021.
Dr. Peter Stirling (Stirling Lab) received grant funding from the France Canada Research Fund for his research entitled “Developing splice-switching oligonucleotides to rewire splicing SF3B1-mutated myelodysplastic syndromes”.
Dr. Florian Kuchenbauer receives funding for multiple myeloma clinical projects aiming to improve treatment outcomes
Congratulations to Dr. Kuchenbauer for receiving $50,000 USD in Proteona’s ESCAPE™ multi-omic single cell analysis services.
The Four Year Doctoral Fellowship (4YF) program ensures that UBC's best PhD, DMA, and MDPhD students are provided with financial support for up to four years of their doctoral studies.
Andrew Wu, MSc student (Jiang Lab) successfully defended his thesis entitled, "Characterization of the miR-185-PAK6-Mediated Survival and Cell Cycle Controls in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia" on March 22, 2021.
BC Cancer Foundation is the fundraising partner of BC Cancer, which includes BC Cancer Research. Together with our donors, we are changing cancer outcomes for British Columbians by funding innovative research and personalized treatment and care.