OICR is an innovative translational research institute dedicated to research on the prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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Collaboration leads to better research and improved outcomes for cancer patients
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Over 70 organizations from 40 countries have come together to share data and advance human health.
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OICR's research focuses on areas with the greatest potential impact on patients.
OICR’s funding from its partners and the Government of Ontario is $160 million, which supports more than 1,400 researchers, clinician-scientists, research staff and trainees.
OICR provides expertise and funding to help researchers further develop and commercialize their cancer research and technologies.
The ICGC is designed to identify cancer-causing mutations involved in more than 25,000 tumours for more than 50 types of cancer.
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The research marks the first time the research group has used a non-replicating virus-derived particle instead of a replicating virus.
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Dr. Andrew Brown is a next generation genomics researcher at OICR. He discusses his own career and how young researchers can prepare for the major advances in cancer research that are already underway.
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