August 1, 2022

Ly Vu awarded Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar Award

Ly Vu has been awarded the Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar Award for the project titled, "Post-transcriptional regulation of hematopoietic stem cell function during normal and malignant hematopoiesis."

The Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar Program supports early-career health researchers who are building leading-edge health research programs, training the next generation of scientists and expanding their potential to make significant contributions to their field.

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.

March 16, 2022

Dr. Brad Nelson – Recipient of the Canadian Society for Immunology’s 2022 Hardy Cinader Award

The Canadian Society for Immunology (CSI) has awarded Dr. Brad Nelson, distinguished scientist and co-director of BC Cancer’s Immunotherapy Program, with the prestigious 2022 Hardy Cinader Award. This award is the highest honour by the CSI, given to a Canadian scientist who exemplifies distinguished scientific leadership and accomplishments in immunology. 
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