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Kudos to Sarit Assouline
Congratulations to Dr. Sarit Assouline on her recent publication, Phase 2 study of panobinostat with or without rituximab in relapsed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the July 14, 2016 issue of the journal Blood. Co-authors on the publication include Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology members, Drs. Celia Greenwood, Nathalie Johnson, and Koren Mann. This publication was the subject of an "Inside Blood Commentary" in the same issue.
Kudos to Dr. David Mitchell
As reported in the August 3rd edition of The Suburban, Dr. David Mitchell from the Hematology and Oncology Division of the Montreal Children's Hospital, completed the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau cycling fundraiser to raise money for pediatric oncology in Quebec.
Order of Canada Recipients
Congratulations to Drs. Eduardo Franco, Philippe Gros and
Gerald Batist for their Order of Canada appointments:
Eduardo L. Franco, O.C.
"For his groundbreaking contributions to the prevention of cervical cancer in Canada and around the world."
Philippe Gros, O.C.
"For his pioneering use of molecular genetics to identify risk factors in a range of conditions, including infectious diseases and cancer, and for his leadership in the health sciences."
Gerald Batist, C.M.
"For his advances in applying personalized medicine to cancer treatment, and for his leadership in creating research networks in his field."
Dr. Gerald Batist who has been named a Chevalier (Knight) of the
Ordre National du Québec.
Congratulations to the Medical Physics Unit (MPU) for being the first place winner in the category of Health Sciences in this year's McGill Dobson Cup. The Dobson Cup is a competition for starting entrepreneurs. The MPU's startup centers around a novel radiation detector. For further information click here.
Congratulations to Dr. Philip Branton for receiving the McGill University Medal for Exceptional Academic Achievement.
Congratulations to Dr. Christine Maheu who was recently awarded the 2016 Prize of Excellence from the Association Québécoise des infirmières en oncologie.