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News about Department of Oncology members, Drs. Moulay Alaoui-Jamali, Mark Basik, Gerald Batist, Christoph Borchers, William Foulkes, Thomas Jagoe, Nathalie Johnson, Carmen Loiselle, Koren Mann, Josie Ursini-Siegel and Michael Witcher are featured in the May issue of the Lady Davis Institute Research Newsletter.



bravoCongratulations to the latest recipients of FRQS Awards:
Dr. Sarit Assouline - Chercheurs-boursiers-cliniciens
Dr. Nada Jabado - Chaires de recherche
Dr. Kevin Petrecca - Chercheurs-boursiers-cliniciens




First annual Rossy Cancer Network Retreat, Saturday June 6, 2015, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield. Learn about funding opportunities within the network, provide input and help shape cancer care initiatives in the network, information about the RCN's multi-hospital IT project and how it will help integrate care, learn about the projects which are supporting work in survivorship, psychosocial care, physiotherapy and nutrition.  Click here to register.


Workshop on Molecular and Clinical Radiobiology, June 17-19, 2015, Cedars Cancer Centre, Glen Campus, MUHC, DS1-1427.  This is an initiative of the Department of Oncology's, Dr. Siham Sabri from the Division of Radiation Oncology.  The workshop aims to provide the participants with the prerequisite background to understand some of the key concepts of radiobiology, including 1) Molecular mechanisms induced by radiation therapy on the tumour and its microenvironment; 2) Radiobiology of normal tissue responses; 3) Tumour response to radiotherapy; 4) Principles and biology of chemoradiation regimen and targeted therapies; 5) Radiobiological modeling.



bravoCongratulations to Drs. Moulay Alaoui-Jamali, Mark Basik, William Foulkes, Luke McCaffrey, Morag Park and Michael Witcher who each received a research grant from the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation. The combined total of their grants is close to $3 million. In this competition cycle, six of nine PIs who received awards were McGill Oncology members.



bravoCongratulations to Dr. Robin Cohen on her promotion to Full Professor.