Dr. Amit Oza

Co-Leader, Ovarian Cancer Translational Research Initiative

Dr. Amit Oza is Head of the Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology, and Medical Director of the Cancer Clinical Research Unit at Princess Margaret (PM) Cancer Centre. He is also co-Director of the Bras Drug Development Program at PM Cancer Centre, Scientist at the Ontario Cancer Institute, and Professor of Medicine at University of Toronto. He leads OICR’s Ovarian Cancer Translational Research Initiative.

Dr. Oza has been the principal investigator and co-investigator in more than 100 clinical trials for gynecological cancer and advanced colorectal malignancies. He is the past co-chair of the National Cancer Institute Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee, and Executive Member of the international Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup.

Current affiliations

  • Senior Staff Physician, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Head, Department of Medical Oncology & Hematology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Chair, Investigational Drug Steering Committee, National Cancer Institute
  • Head, Clinical Research DMOH Medicine, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Chair-Elect, Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup
  • Chief Executive Officer, Ozmosis
  • Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Fields Institute Fellow, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences
  • Co-founder & Director of Mathematical Medicine, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences

Research interests

  • Medical Oncology
  • Drug Development
  • Clinical Trials
  • Translational Research
  • Gynecological Cancer

Select publications

See Dr. Oza’s recent publications on PubMed.


  • University of Toronto Award for Teaching Excellence, 1996
  • Hasselback Award for Teaching Excellence, 1994, 1996
  • Proxime Accessit in Walsham Prize in Surgical Pathology, 1983
  • Commendation in Duke Elder National Ophthalmology, 1982

Previous experience

  • FRCP, Royal College of Physicians
  • MD, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College
  • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians
  • MB, University of London
  • BSc, University of London

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Related links

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Dr. Amit Oza