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Sep 07, 2021
Clinical trial breaks new ground on using immunotherapy for more cancer types
Clinical trial breaks new ground on using immunotherapy for more cancer types
Aug 17, 2021
Researchers uncover evolutionary forces at play in the aging of the blood system and identify people at increased risk of blood cancer
Researchers uncover evolutionary forces at play in the aging of the blood system and identify people at increased risk of blood cancer
Aug 13, 2021
Largest study of its kind informs treatment of breast cancer in men
Largest study of its kind informs treatment of breast cancer in men
Jul 13, 2021
Microscopes and molecules: New OICR Investigator Dr. Rola Saleeb brings integrated approach to cancer pathology
Microscopes and molecules: New OICR Investigator Dr. Rola Saleeb brings integrated approach to cancer pathology
Jul 06, 2021
Learning how to fly blind
Learning how to fly blind
Jun 11, 2021
Unravelling the secrets of the non-coding cancer genome
Unravelling the secrets of the non-coding cancer genome
Jun 09, 2021
New OICR Investigator aims to improve cancer treatment in Ontario and worldwide
New OICR Investigator aims to improve cancer treatment in Ontario and worldwide
Jun 09, 2021
Dr. Geoffrey Fong receives prestigious O. Harold Warwick Prize from the Canadian Cancer Society
Dr. Geoffrey Fong receives prestigious O. Harold Warwick Prize from the Canadian Cancer Society
May 20, 2021
Ontario experts chart vision to advance machine learning for cancer care
Ontario experts chart vision to advance machine learning for cancer care
May 20, 2021
Dr. Harriet Feilotter appointed as Director of the Ontario Molecular Pathology Research Network
Dr. Harriet Feilotter appointed as Director of the Ontario Molecular Pathology Research Network
May 07, 2021
With astonishing speed, OICR team creates national COVID-19 genomic data portal
With astonishing speed, OICR team creates national COVID-19 genomic data portal
May 06, 2021
Canadian Remote Access Framework for Clinical Trials brings new opportunities for cancer patients residing in rural and remote communities
Canadian Remote Access Framework for Clinical Trials brings new opportunities for cancer patients residing in rural and remote communities
May 03, 2021
Remembering Joe Lebovic
Remembering Joe Lebovic
Apr 26, 2021
OICR Genomics achieves CAP laboratory accreditation
OICR Genomics achieves CAP laboratory accreditation
Apr 15, 2021
Ban on menthol cigarettes in Canada leads to more smokers quitting
Ban on menthol cigarettes in Canada leads to more smokers quitting
Apr 08, 2021
OICR to contribute to new Canadian COVID-19 data portal
OICR to contribute to new Canadian COVID-19 data portal
Apr 07, 2021
OICR congratulates Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer on receiving the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award
OICR congratulates Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer on receiving the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award
Mar 30, 2021
Patient reflections from the 2021 OICR Translational Research Conference
Patient reflections from the 2021 OICR Translational Research Conference
Mar 24, 2021
OICR, Intensity Therapeutics and The Ottawa Hospital to conduct Window of Opportunity clinical trial in early-stage breast cancer
OICR, Intensity Therapeutics and The Ottawa Hospital to conduct Window of Opportunity clinical trial in early-stage breast cancer
Mar 18, 2021
OICR appoints Dr. Steven Gallinger as Head, Clinical Translation
OICR appoints Dr. Steven Gallinger as Head, Clinical Translation
Mar 09, 2021
OICR-affiliated researchers awarded $6.6 million in funding from CIHR
OICR-affiliated researchers awarded $6.6 million in funding from CIHR
Mar 09, 2021
OICR research team awarded $2.4 million to facilitate precision medicine for early-stage breast cancer
OICR research team awarded $2.4 million to facilitate precision medicine for early-stage breast cancer
Mar 04, 2021
New national research platform to accelerate the development of new cell therapies for cancer
New national research platform to accelerate the development of new cell therapies for cancer
Mar 01, 2021
Research breakthrough paves way for more cancer patients to benefit from immunotherapy, regardless of ancestry
Research breakthrough paves way for more cancer patients to benefit from immunotherapy, regardless of ancestry
Feb 26, 2021
Drug combination results in longer survival for patients with recurrent and advanced ovarian cancer
Drug combination results in longer survival for patients with recurrent and advanced ovarian cancer
Feb 26, 2021
Bringing AI-enabled cancer support to life
Bringing AI-enabled cancer support to life
Feb 23, 2021
Premier Doug Ford visits OICR
Premier Doug Ford visits OICR
Feb 19, 2021
OICR-supported collaboration discovers new method to stunt the growth of brain cancers
OICR-supported collaboration discovers new method to stunt the growth of brain cancers
Feb 17, 2021
OICR’s Dr. John Bartlett named one of the top-cited authors in the Journal of Clinical Oncology
OICR’s Dr. John Bartlett named one of the top-cited authors in the Journal of Clinical Oncology
Feb 04, 2021
OICR-supported clinical trial leads to practice-changing results for men with prostate cancer
OICR-supported clinical trial leads to practice-changing results for men with prostate cancer
Feb 04, 2021
Clinical trial: Using MRI for prostate cancer diagnosis equals or beats current standard
Clinical trial: Using MRI for prostate cancer diagnosis equals or beats current standard
Feb 03, 2021
Standards redefined: What lab accreditation means to OICR Genomics
Standards redefined: What lab accreditation means to OICR Genomics
Feb 03, 2021
Imagining the next 20 years and planning for the next five
Imagining the next 20 years and planning for the next five
Feb 03, 2021
What we learned at the recent OICR-JLABS cell therapy symposium
What we learned at the recent OICR-JLABS cell therapy symposium
Jan 27, 2021
OICR-led research well represented in Nature Communications' editor’s selections
OICR-led research well represented in Nature Communications' editor’s selections
Jan 08, 2021
Q&A with new OICR Investigator Dr. Shraddha Pai on uncovering the hidden differences between cancers
Q&A with new OICR Investigator Dr. Shraddha Pai on uncovering the hidden differences between cancers
Jan 04, 2021
Brain cancer linked to tissue healing, study finds
Brain cancer linked to tissue healing, study finds
Dec 17, 2020
nanoNOMe: New dual-purpose tool added to the Swiss Army knife of DNA sequencing
nanoNOMe: New dual-purpose tool added to the Swiss Army knife of DNA sequencing
Dec 09, 2020
Innovative tool pinpoints rare mutations that indicate the earliest phases of leukemia development
Innovative tool pinpoints rare mutations that indicate the earliest phases of leukemia development
Dec 03, 2020
Happy holidays from OICR
Happy holidays from OICR
Dec 02, 2020
Study uncovers new approach to mobilize the immune system against hard-to-treat breast cancers
Study uncovers new approach to mobilize the immune system against hard-to-treat breast cancers
Dec 01, 2020
Consortium secures $5.1 million to expand genomics platform for COVID research
Consortium secures $5.1 million to expand genomics platform for COVID research
Nov 30, 2020
Researchers find 3-D structure of the genome is behind the self-renewing capabilities of blood stem cells
Researchers find 3-D structure of the genome is behind the self-renewing capabilities of blood stem cells
Nov 25, 2020
Cancer research through COVID: A drug discovery student's perspective
Cancer research through COVID: A drug discovery student's perspective
Nov 24, 2020
Simplifying confusing medical documents one form at a time
Simplifying confusing medical documents one form at a time
Nov 18, 2020
Three OICR researchers named to this year’s Highly Cited Researchers list
Three OICR researchers named to this year’s Highly Cited Researchers list
Nov 17, 2020
Towards healthier lives for childhood leukemia survivors
Towards healthier lives for childhood leukemia survivors
Nov 13, 2020
How an optimization algorithm can help Ontario detect opportunities for better cancer care
How an optimization algorithm can help Ontario detect opportunities for better cancer care
Nov 05, 2020
Study finds that every month delay in cancer treatment can raise risk of death by around 10 per cent
Study finds that every month delay in cancer treatment can raise risk of death by around 10 per cent
Nov 04, 2020
Trove of patient-reported data offers path to improve cancer symptom management
Trove of patient-reported data offers path to improve cancer symptom management
Oct 29, 2020
OICR Senior Investigator Dr. Trevor Pugh named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
OICR Senior Investigator Dr. Trevor Pugh named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
Oct 23, 2020
Advancing academic cancer clinical trials: Presenting 3CTN’s 2019-2020 Annual Report
Advancing academic cancer clinical trials: Presenting 3CTN’s 2019-2020 Annual Report
Oct 15, 2020
OICR team awarded $300,000 to expand cancer research software tools for more researchers, new disease applications and greater impact
OICR team awarded $300,000 to expand cancer research software tools for more researchers, new disease applications and greater impact
Oct 15, 2020
Q&A with Morgan Taschuk, OICR’s new Director of Genome Sequence Informatics
Q&A with Morgan Taschuk, OICR’s new Director of Genome Sequence Informatics
Oct 07, 2020
Cancer research during COVID19 - Vivian Gao
Cancer research during COVID19 - Vivian Gao
Sep 24, 2020
Clinical study simplifies precision medicine for pancreatic cancer patients
Clinical study simplifies precision medicine for pancreatic cancer patients
Sep 21, 2020
Q&A with new OICR Investigator Dr. Anastasia Tikhonova on tackling cancer cell cross-talk and adapting in a rapidly evolving field
Q&A with new OICR Investigator Dr. Anastasia Tikhonova on tackling cancer cell cross-talk and adapting in a rapidly evolving field
Sep 16, 2020
Scientists discover mechanism of bone loss caused by acute lymphocytic leukemia, identify targeted therapy for children
Scientists discover mechanism of bone loss caused by acute lymphocytic leukemia, identify targeted therapy for children
Sep 16, 2020
CanPath adds Saskatchewan cohort, all 10 provinces now represented
CanPath adds Saskatchewan cohort, all 10 provinces now represented
Sep 10, 2020
Deploying liquid biopsies to improve cancer screening and care during COVID-19
Deploying liquid biopsies to improve cancer screening and care during COVID-19
Sep 03, 2020
Analyzing SARS-CoV-2: A cancer researcher trainee’s perspective
Analyzing SARS-CoV-2: A cancer researcher trainee’s perspective
Aug 31, 2020
Research from home: Kelly McDonald
Research from home: Kelly McDonald
Aug 28, 2020
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes: A deeper dive
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes: A deeper dive
Aug 28, 2020
Tumour traces in blood could predict which cancer patients will benefit from immunotherapy
Tumour traces in blood could predict which cancer patients will benefit from immunotherapy
Aug 28, 2020
The tools behind the treatment: Building image-guided devices for more accurate and effective cancer procedures
The tools behind the treatment: Building image-guided devices for more accurate and effective cancer procedures
Aug 25, 2020
New advances towards targeted therapies for triple negative breast cancer
New advances towards targeted therapies for triple negative breast cancer
Jul 29, 2020
Q&A with new OICR investigator Dr. Courtney Jones on benefitting patients through research
Q&A with new OICR investigator Dr. Courtney Jones on benefitting patients through research
Jul 27, 2020
Evolving treatment to evolving tumours: How OICR-supported researchers are getting ahead of ovarian cancer
Evolving treatment to evolving tumours: How OICR-supported researchers are getting ahead of ovarian cancer
Jul 24, 2020
OICR research leads to new pancreatic cancer clinical trial with aim to change the standard of care for patients
OICR research leads to new pancreatic cancer clinical trial with aim to change the standard of care for patients
Jul 23, 2020
Prevention before treatment: How an OICR investigator is shifting the paradigm of chronic disease in Canada
Prevention before treatment: How an OICR investigator is shifting the paradigm of chronic disease in Canada
Jul 21, 2020
OICR Drug Discovery awarded for COVID-19 research
OICR Drug Discovery awarded for COVID-19 research
Jul 08, 2020
Protecting cancer patients from COVID-19: world-first clinical trial tests a novel immune-boosting strategy
Protecting cancer patients from COVID-19: world-first clinical trial tests a novel immune-boosting strategy
Jun 29, 2020
New radiotherapy method improves long-term survival
New radiotherapy method improves long-term survival
Jun 26, 2020
Opening the virtual floodgates for cancer research and discovery
Opening the virtual floodgates for cancer research and discovery
Jun 25, 2020
CanPath Awarded $2.1 million CIHR Grant for SUPPORT-Canada COVID-19 Initiative
CanPath Awarded $2.1 million CIHR Grant for SUPPORT-Canada COVID-19 Initiative
Jun 24, 2020
Philanthropic donation moves The Alex U. Soyka Pancreatic Cancer Research Project: An International Partnership into Phase II
Philanthropic donation moves The Alex U. Soyka Pancreatic Cancer Research Project: An International Partnership into Phase II
Jun 23, 2020
FACIT backs made-in-Ontario data science and medtech innovations through Prospects Oncology Fund
FACIT backs made-in-Ontario data science and medtech innovations through Prospects Oncology Fund
Jun 23, 2020
Diagnosing brain tumours with a blood test
Diagnosing brain tumours with a blood test
Jun 17, 2020
Inside OICR’s Drug Discovery Lab: A graduate student’s unique collaborative experience
Inside OICR’s Drug Discovery Lab: A graduate student’s unique collaborative experience
Jun 16, 2020
OICR joins European consortium to ‘enable and unlock biology in the open’
OICR joins European consortium to ‘enable and unlock biology in the open’
Jun 11, 2020
Community-driven initiative finds new potential avenue of ovarian cancer treatment
Community-driven initiative finds new potential avenue of ovarian cancer treatment
Jun 09, 2020
FACIT recognized with 2020 Venture Capital Regional Impact Award by the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA)
FACIT recognized with 2020 Venture Capital Regional Impact Award by the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA)
Jun 09, 2020
New findings pave the way for future brain cancer research and drug development
New findings pave the way for future brain cancer research and drug development
Jun 02, 2020
Q&A with new OICR investigator Dr. Hartland Jackson on the latest in mass cytometry, single-cell imaging and his return to Canada
Q&A with new OICR investigator Dr. Hartland Jackson on the latest in mass cytometry, single-cell imaging and his return to Canada
May 25, 2020
Mapping the roots of brain cancer
Mapping the roots of brain cancer
May 21, 2020
Q&A with Monique Albert: Ontario’s international leader in biobanking
Q&A with Monique Albert: Ontario’s international leader in biobanking
May 20, 2020
Study points to common protein duo as a new therapeutic target for several cancer types
Study points to common protein duo as a new therapeutic target for several cancer types
May 13, 2020
Unexpected mitochondria activity in leukemia cells gives opening for new treatments
Unexpected mitochondria activity in leukemia cells gives opening for new treatments
May 06, 2020
New treatment for recurrent pediatric brain cancer enters clinical testing
New treatment for recurrent pediatric brain cancer enters clinical testing
May 06, 2020
A message from OICR’s President and Scientific Director, Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi
A message from OICR’s President and Scientific Director, Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi
Apr 29, 2020
Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board welcomes Natascha Kozlowski as new Executive Director
Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board welcomes Natascha Kozlowski as new Executive Director
Apr 16, 2020
University students step up to flatten the COVID curve
University students step up to flatten the COVID curve
Apr 08, 2020
Accelerating the development of new cancer drugs in Ontario
Accelerating the development of new cancer drugs in Ontario
Apr 01, 2020
Measure up: Taking strides to automate cancer pathology practices
Measure up: Taking strides to automate cancer pathology practices
Mar 24, 2020
Teaming up to decode DNA damage repair
Teaming up to decode DNA damage repair
Mar 24, 2020
The donations behind the discoveries: The Ontarians who made the Pan-Cancer Project possible
The donations behind the discoveries: The Ontarians who made the Pan-Cancer Project possible
Mar 12, 2020
The complexities of head and neck cancers may be simpler than we thought
The complexities of head and neck cancers may be simpler than we thought
Mar 12, 2020
Dr. Aaron Fenster named to the Order of Ontario
Dr. Aaron Fenster named to the Order of Ontario
Mar 02, 2020
Study reveals roots of leukemia that current chemotherapies can’t reach
Study reveals roots of leukemia that current chemotherapies can’t reach
Feb 27, 2020
Innovative drug screening method finds new promising molecules to treat aggressive lung cancers
Innovative drug screening method finds new promising molecules to treat aggressive lung cancers
Feb 26, 2020
How HER CODE CAMP aims to fix the diversity gap in computer science
How HER CODE CAMP aims to fix the diversity gap in computer science
Feb 25, 2020
Study shows common cell protein could be targeted to treat childhood brain cancers
Study shows common cell protein could be targeted to treat childhood brain cancers
Feb 18, 2020
Tackling brain cancer from all angles
Tackling brain cancer from all angles
Feb 05, 2020
Unprecedented exploration generates most comprehensive map of cancer genomes charted to date
Unprecedented exploration generates most comprehensive map of cancer genomes charted to date
Feb 05, 2020
New clues to cancer in the genome’s other 99 per cent
New clues to cancer in the genome’s other 99 per cent
Feb 05, 2020
AI algorithm classifies cancer types better than experts
AI algorithm classifies cancer types better than experts
Feb 05, 2020
Whole-genome analysis generates new insights into viruses involved in cancer
Whole-genome analysis generates new insights into viruses involved in cancer
Feb 05, 2020
Dr. Lincoln Stein talks about the Pan-Cancer Project
Dr. Lincoln Stein talks about the Pan-Cancer Project
Feb 05, 2020
Backgrounder: Pan-Cancer Project
Backgrounder: Pan-Cancer Project
Feb 05, 2020
Finding the roots of cancer, ‘It’s a needle in a haystack’
Finding the roots of cancer, ‘It’s a needle in a haystack’
Feb 05, 2020
TrackSig: Unlocking the history of cancer
TrackSig: Unlocking the history of cancer
Feb 05, 2020
Unraveling the story behind the cancers we can’t explain
Unraveling the story behind the cancers we can’t explain
Feb 05, 2020
Discovering cancer’s vulnerabilities: The whole may be greater than the sum of its parts
Discovering cancer’s vulnerabilities: The whole may be greater than the sum of its parts
Jan 20, 2020
New tumour-driving mutations discovered in the under-explored regions of the cancer genome
New tumour-driving mutations discovered in the under-explored regions of the cancer genome
Jan 13, 2020
Unique Toronto-based clinical trial reveals new subtypes of advanced pancreatic cancer
Unique Toronto-based clinical trial reveals new subtypes of advanced pancreatic cancer
Jan 10, 2020
New open-source software judges accuracy of algorithms that predict tumour evolution
New open-source software judges accuracy of algorithms that predict tumour evolution
Dec 19, 2019
New immune-boosting approach could halt the spread of cancer cells to nearby organs
New immune-boosting approach could halt the spread of cancer cells to nearby organs
Dec 06, 2019
Pin-pointing prostate cancer: Bringing MRI-guided biopsies to men across Ontario
Pin-pointing prostate cancer: Bringing MRI-guided biopsies to men across Ontario
Dec 05, 2019
Bridging the GAPP: Bringing new diagnostic tests to patients
Bridging the GAPP: Bringing new diagnostic tests to patients
Dec 03, 2019
OICR’s Dr. Trevor Pugh receives $1 million grant from The TD Ready Challenge
OICR’s Dr. Trevor Pugh receives $1 million grant from The TD Ready Challenge
Nov 26, 2019
Three internationally-recognized cancer researchers join OICR’s Investigator Awards Program
Three internationally-recognized cancer researchers join OICR’s Investigator Awards Program
Nov 21, 2019
Researchers teach hand-held DNA sequencing devices to read a new language
Researchers teach hand-held DNA sequencing devices to read a new language
Nov 20, 2019
Study of Ontario health data offers new directions in sarcoma research and treatment
Study of Ontario health data offers new directions in sarcoma research and treatment
Nov 18, 2019
Potential new approach to T-cell therapy shows early promise in the lab
Potential new approach to T-cell therapy shows early promise in the lab
Nov 13, 2019
Winning presentation points to more personalized medicine at OMPRN Pathology Matters meeting
Winning presentation points to more personalized medicine at OMPRN Pathology Matters meeting
Nov 11, 2019
Solving Big Data problems
Solving Big Data problems
Nov 06, 2019
FACIT launches assessment of venture philanthropy models to scale Canadian commercialization of cancer research
FACIT launches assessment of venture philanthropy models to scale Canadian commercialization of cancer research
Nov 01, 2019
Dr. Rima Al-awar promoted to Head of Therapeutic Innovation and Drug Discovery at OICR
Dr. Rima Al-awar promoted to Head of Therapeutic Innovation and Drug Discovery at OICR
Oct 30, 2019
FACIT and University of Toronto launch precision medicine company: Cellular Analytics
FACIT and University of Toronto launch precision medicine company: Cellular Analytics
Oct 21, 2019
Internationally-recognized computational biologist, Dr. Anna Panchenko joins OICR as Senior Investigator
Internationally-recognized computational biologist, Dr. Anna Panchenko joins OICR as Senior Investigator
Oct 15, 2019
‘I’m here to help address important and challenging questions in health’
‘I’m here to help address important and challenging questions in health’
Oct 09, 2019
Researchers discover a new cancer-driving mutation in the “dark matter” of the cancer genome
Researchers discover a new cancer-driving mutation in the “dark matter” of the cancer genome
Oct 08, 2019
OICR welcomes new Clinician-Scientist, Dr. Tricia Cottrell
OICR welcomes new Clinician-Scientist, Dr. Tricia Cottrell
Oct 07, 2019
Inherited DNA provides blueprint for new advancements in prostate cancer
Inherited DNA provides blueprint for new advancements in prostate cancer
Oct 04, 2019
Meet our new Lebovic Fellows
Meet our new Lebovic Fellows
Sep 30, 2019
OICR Annual Report 2018/19
OICR Annual Report 2018/19
Sep 30, 2019
Hamilton study discovers new approach to target cells at the root of leukemia
Hamilton study discovers new approach to target cells at the root of leukemia
Sep 26, 2019
FACIT's Prospects Oncology Fund invests in Ontario-developed medical device and novel therapeutic platform technologies
FACIT's Prospects Oncology Fund invests in Ontario-developed medical device and novel therapeutic platform technologies
Sep 20, 2019
Harnessing the time before a patient’s surgery to accelerate cancer research
Harnessing the time before a patient’s surgery to accelerate cancer research
Sep 19, 2019
Meet, network, connect at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference
Meet, network, connect at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference
Sep 18, 2019
When the tools you need don’t exist, create them
When the tools you need don’t exist, create them
Sep 11, 2019
Using the “window of opportunity” to understand biomarkers and tumour biology
Using the “window of opportunity” to understand biomarkers and tumour biology
Sep 03, 2019
OICR welcomes new investigator, Dr. Parisa Shooshtari
OICR welcomes new investigator, Dr. Parisa Shooshtari
Aug 29, 2019
Meet OICR's summer students
Meet OICR's summer students
Aug 29, 2019
Addressing high priority issues in cancer care
Addressing high priority issues in cancer care
Aug 13, 2019
How do cancer patients help future cancer patients? This is Ron’s story
How do cancer patients help future cancer patients? This is Ron’s story
Aug 12, 2019
Dr. Rola Saleeb on her path to becoming a pathologist
Dr. Rola Saleeb on her path to becoming a pathologist
Jul 30, 2019
Canadian Government-Sponsored Collaboration Targets Standardized Cancer Testing
Canadian Government-Sponsored Collaboration Targets Standardized Cancer Testing
Jul 29, 2019
Computational dissection: What can we learn from the cells around cancer cells?
Computational dissection: What can we learn from the cells around cancer cells?
Jul 24, 2019
OICR funding for Ontario drug discovery projects will accelerate development of new cancer therapies
OICR funding for Ontario drug discovery projects will accelerate development of new cancer therapies
Jul 23, 2019
Blood samples, biostatistics and a fresh perspective: The makings of a cancer prediction machine
Blood samples, biostatistics and a fresh perspective: The makings of a cancer prediction machine
Jul 22, 2019
OICR Genomics: What's next?
OICR Genomics: What's next?
Jul 17, 2019
Ten years, 330,000+ Canadians: CPTP connects participants from coast to coast with shared goal of a healthier future
Ten years, 330,000+ Canadians: CPTP connects participants from coast to coast with shared goal of a healthier future
Jul 17, 2019
New research unfolds the DNA “origami” behind brain cancers
New research unfolds the DNA “origami” behind brain cancers
Jul 03, 2019
Five fellows, four labs, three years, two countries, and a generous donation
Five fellows, four labs, three years, two countries, and a generous donation
Jul 03, 2019
Bridges built between Israel and Canada thanks to philanthropic donation from Joseph and Wolf Lebovic
Bridges built between Israel and Canada thanks to philanthropic donation from Joseph and Wolf Lebovic
Jun 26, 2019
Patterns in pancreatic cancer samples lead to better prognostic power
Patterns in pancreatic cancer samples lead to better prognostic power
Jun 18, 2019
From idea to impact: An expanding solution to a common surgical problem
From idea to impact: An expanding solution to a common surgical problem
Jun 10, 2019
It’s our health information: a goldmine for improving the quality of cancer care
It’s our health information: a goldmine for improving the quality of cancer care
Jun 04, 2019
New research projects to drive clinical adoption of novel cancer technologies and find ways to better deliver cancer services
New research projects to drive clinical adoption of novel cancer technologies and find ways to better deliver cancer services
May 31, 2019
Q&A with Dr. Trevor Pugh, OICR’s new Director of Genomics
Q&A with Dr. Trevor Pugh, OICR’s new Director of Genomics
May 30, 2019
Predicting the course of pancreatic cancer
Predicting the course of pancreatic cancer
May 27, 2019
Building bridges between cancer patients and personalized care
Building bridges between cancer patients and personalized care
May 21, 2019
Activating the immune system to fight cancer
Activating the immune system to fight cancer
May 17, 2019
What could we do if we had a clearer picture of prostate cancer?
What could we do if we had a clearer picture of prostate cancer?
May 10, 2019
An innovative way to look at genome rearrangements leads to new insights about ovarian cancer
An innovative way to look at genome rearrangements leads to new insights about ovarian cancer
May 01, 2019
The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer
The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer
Apr 25, 2019
DNA Day: Here's what OICR researchers find most interesting about DNA
DNA Day: Here's what OICR researchers find most interesting about DNA
Apr 24, 2019
Targeting fat production could help tackle leukemia
Targeting fat production could help tackle leukemia
Apr 23, 2019
Advancement in nanopore sequencing opens new areas of cancer biology to exploration
Advancement in nanopore sequencing opens new areas of cancer biology to exploration
Apr 23, 2019
Tumour samples and ultra-low temperatures
Tumour samples and ultra-low temperatures
Apr 18, 2019
OICR welcomes new Principal Investigator, Dr. Sagi Abelson
OICR welcomes new Principal Investigator, Dr. Sagi Abelson
Apr 17, 2019
Unraveling the circuitry behind brain cancer
Unraveling the circuitry behind brain cancer
Apr 11, 2019
Researchers work to save lives by improving follow-up of colorectal cancer screening tests
Researchers work to save lives by improving follow-up of colorectal cancer screening tests
Apr 09, 2019
Learn about the Ontario Tumour Bank
Learn about the Ontario Tumour Bank
Apr 09, 2019
Entrepreneurs from Ontario's Nanology Labs and Xpan Inc. receive FACIT investment for early-stage cancer innovations 
Entrepreneurs from Ontario's Nanology Labs and Xpan Inc. receive FACIT investment for early-stage cancer innovations 
Mar 27, 2019
The winner of last year’s FACIT Falcons’ Fortunes pitch competition is already seeing early success in moving her product to the clinic
The winner of last year’s FACIT Falcons’ Fortunes pitch competition is already seeing early success in moving her product to the clinic
Mar 26, 2019
Deep freezing allows researchers to dig deep into tumour samples
Deep freezing allows researchers to dig deep into tumour samples
Mar 19, 2019
Understanding intermediate-risk prostate cancer: The whole may be greater than the sum of its parts
Understanding intermediate-risk prostate cancer: The whole may be greater than the sum of its parts
Mar 15, 2019
Towards rational breast cancer treatment in the era of “less is more”
Towards rational breast cancer treatment in the era of “less is more”
Mar 13, 2019
When it comes to prostate cancer, there may be more than meets the eye
When it comes to prostate cancer, there may be more than meets the eye
Mar 12, 2019
Developing best practices for benchmarking: The quiet but crucial work behind sequencing today
Developing best practices for benchmarking: The quiet but crucial work behind sequencing today
Mar 08, 2019
Moving in vivo: A case of navigating through translational research roadblocks
Moving in vivo: A case of navigating through translational research roadblocks
Feb 26, 2019
Meet the researchers - Rosita Bajari
Meet the researchers - Rosita Bajari
Feb 25, 2019
Europe and Canada build secure and efficient network to share genomic and health data
Europe and Canada build secure and efficient network to share genomic and health data
Feb 21, 2019
OICR supports cancer drug discovery in Ontario with new funding for four promising early-stage projects
OICR supports cancer drug discovery in Ontario with new funding for four promising early-stage projects
Feb 21, 2019
New step-by-step protocol for common omics analyses fills 10-year gap in training resources
New step-by-step protocol for common omics analyses fills 10-year gap in training resources
Feb 12, 2019
Sometimes the simpler, the better: bringing personalized treatment selection for bladder cancer closer to the clinic 
Sometimes the simpler, the better: bringing personalized treatment selection for bladder cancer closer to the clinic 
Feb 12, 2019
The power of one, benefiting the many
The power of one, benefiting the many
Feb 07, 2019
Op-ed in The Globe and Mail hails innovation strategy that resulted in record-breaking investment by Celgene
Op-ed in The Globe and Mail hails innovation strategy that resulted in record-breaking investment by Celgene
Feb 04, 2019
Dockstore: Sharing tools for large-scale genomics research
Dockstore: Sharing tools for large-scale genomics research
Jan 29, 2019
FACIT and Triphase Accelerator Announce New Partnership with Celgene for First-in-class WDR5 Leukemia Therapy
FACIT and Triphase Accelerator Announce New Partnership with Celgene for First-in-class WDR5 Leukemia Therapy
Jan 29, 2019
First-in-class drug for blood cancers discovered by Ontario researchers receives record-setting industry investment
First-in-class drug for blood cancers discovered by Ontario researchers receives record-setting industry investment
Jan 29, 2019
New potential treatment for leukemia discovered by OICR scientists draws major industry investment
New potential treatment for leukemia discovered by OICR scientists draws major industry investment
Jan 25, 2019
Study reveals mechanism driving spread of advanced pancreatic cancer
Study reveals mechanism driving spread of advanced pancreatic cancer
Jan 23, 2019
Powering the future of pathology
Powering the future of pathology
Jan 22, 2019
OICR’s Dr. Ann Meyer receives Community Engagement Fellowship from AAAS to advance Canada’s bioinformatics community
OICR’s Dr. Ann Meyer receives Community Engagement Fellowship from AAAS to advance Canada’s bioinformatics community
Jan 21, 2019
An inside look at OICR’s Tissue Portal
An inside look at OICR’s Tissue Portal
Jan 14, 2019
Researchers discover common markers of tumour hypoxia across 19 cancer types
Researchers discover common markers of tumour hypoxia across 19 cancer types
Jan 10, 2019
FACIT makes follow-on investment in AI-based genomics company, DNAstack
FACIT makes follow-on investment in AI-based genomics company, DNAstack
Jan 09, 2019
Statement on the recent air accident in Iran
Statement on the recent air accident in Iran
Dec 17, 2018
When it comes to finding cancer risk, there’s power in numbers
When it comes to finding cancer risk, there’s power in numbers
Dec 14, 2018
Pan-Canadian radiotherapy group advancing care by reducing barriers to conducting clinical trials
Pan-Canadian radiotherapy group advancing care by reducing barriers to conducting clinical trials
Dec 13, 2018
What can we gain from looking at the outliers?: An investigation into long and short-term ovarian cancer survivors
What can we gain from looking at the outliers?: An investigation into long and short-term ovarian cancer survivors
Dec 11, 2018
Using living avatars to predict the severity of oral cancers
Using living avatars to predict the severity of oral cancers
Dec 10, 2018
A holiday message from the President and Scientific Director
A holiday message from the President and Scientific Director
Nov 22, 2018
Research examines healthcare experience for cancer patients who also have diabetes
Research examines healthcare experience for cancer patients who also have diabetes
Nov 21, 2018
The buzz about Beacon: A look into the Global Alliance's newest standards for the Beacon API
The buzz about Beacon: A look into the Global Alliance's newest standards for the Beacon API
Nov 15, 2018
Meet the researchers - Nicholas Khuu
Meet the researchers - Nicholas Khuu
Nov 14, 2018
Blood samples over biopsies: Developing a less invasive way to find and track cancers
Blood samples over biopsies: Developing a less invasive way to find and track cancers
Nov 08, 2018
Gene signature discovery may predict response to immune therapy
Gene signature discovery may predict response to immune therapy
Nov 08, 2018
Meet the researchers: Lawrence Heisler
Meet the researchers: Lawrence Heisler
Nov 06, 2018
Discovering new ways to deploy the immune system against hidden cancers
Discovering new ways to deploy the immune system against hidden cancers
Oct 24, 2018
Researchers investigated almost 200,000 cases of breast cancer: Here's what they found
Researchers investigated almost 200,000 cases of breast cancer: Here's what they found
Oct 24, 2018
Researchers find a new way to address the challenge of brain tumour “stiffness”
Researchers find a new way to address the challenge of brain tumour “stiffness”
Oct 23, 2018
Updates and highlights from Global Alliance’s 6th Plenary Meeting
Updates and highlights from Global Alliance’s 6th Plenary Meeting
Oct 16, 2018
Bringing cutting-edge imaging techniques to clinical trials
Bringing cutting-edge imaging techniques to clinical trials
Oct 16, 2018
Meet the researchers: Kelly McDonald
Meet the researchers: Kelly McDonald
Oct 11, 2018
FACIT Welcomes Har Grover and Ken Lawless to the Board
FACIT Welcomes Har Grover and Ken Lawless to the Board
Oct 02, 2018
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes
Sep 25, 2018
Breast cancer radiotherapy in a single visit provides more convenient option to patients, reduces burden of therapy
Breast cancer radiotherapy in a single visit provides more convenient option to patients, reduces burden of therapy
Sep 24, 2018
Breaking down barriers to translation: A case of standardization in digital pathology
Breaking down barriers to translation: A case of standardization in digital pathology
Sep 20, 2018
Dr. Paul Boutros receives prestigious award from the Canadian Cancer Society
Dr. Paul Boutros receives prestigious award from the Canadian Cancer Society
Sep 14, 2018
Great Canadian Hair
Great Canadian Hair "Do" 2018
Sep 13, 2018
Using imaging to better detect, characterize and monitor prostate cancers
Using imaging to better detect, characterize and monitor prostate cancers
Sep 13, 2018
FACIT invests in three top Ontario entrepreneur-teams from near record pool of applicants
FACIT invests in three top Ontario entrepreneur-teams from near record pool of applicants
Sep 11, 2018
Portal to access world’s largest database of pediatric genomic data goes live
Portal to access world’s largest database of pediatric genomic data goes live
Sep 10, 2018
Researchers find unexpected cells at the centre of recurrent leukemia
Researchers find unexpected cells at the centre of recurrent leukemia
Sep 06, 2018
Q&A with Dr. Christina Yung, OICR’s new Director of Genome Informatics
Q&A with Dr. Christina Yung, OICR’s new Director of Genome Informatics
Sep 04, 2018
Meet our students - 2018
Meet our students - 2018
Aug 22, 2018
Heliotrope: Personalizing cancer treatment decisions
Heliotrope: Personalizing cancer treatment decisions
Aug 22, 2018
Meet the researchers: Ratheesh Subramaniam
Meet the researchers: Ratheesh Subramaniam
Aug 21, 2018
Leader in data access and CEO of DNAstack, Dr. Marc Fiume, joins OICR as its newest Associate
Leader in data access and CEO of DNAstack, Dr. Marc Fiume, joins OICR as its newest Associate
Aug 16, 2018
Researchers find common cell process key to therapy resistance
Researchers find common cell process key to therapy resistance
Aug 10, 2018
Join the OICR community in having fun and raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation at the Great Canadian Hair “Do”
Join the OICR community in having fun and raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation at the Great Canadian Hair “Do”
Aug 07, 2018
Data integration for the future of precision oncology
Data integration for the future of precision oncology
Aug 03, 2018
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 2)
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 2)
Aug 02, 2018
Ontario centre attracts national attention for probe research, development and commercialization
Ontario centre attracts national attention for probe research, development and commercialization
Aug 01, 2018
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 1)
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 1)
Jul 31, 2018
Meet the researchers: Cheryl Crozier
Meet the researchers: Cheryl Crozier
Jul 31, 2018
Can an open drug discovery model find a solution for rare brain cancers in children?
Can an open drug discovery model find a solution for rare brain cancers in children?
Jul 27, 2018
BioLab helps scientists get the most out of Ontario’s cancer research infrastructure
BioLab helps scientists get the most out of Ontario’s cancer research infrastructure
Jul 11, 2018
New funding for the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network will help more cancer patients access clinical trials
New funding for the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network will help more cancer patients access clinical trials
Jul 10, 2018
Targeting epigenetic proteins could help prevent breast cancer
Targeting epigenetic proteins could help prevent breast cancer
Jul 10, 2018
Researchers find early indicators of leukemia in genomes up to 10 years before symptoms surfaced
Researchers find early indicators of leukemia in genomes up to 10 years before symptoms surfaced
Jul 09, 2018
New institute to make chronic disease prevention across Canada BETTER
New institute to make chronic disease prevention across Canada BETTER
Jun 27, 2018
Healthcare Software Start-Up Ziliomics Financed by FACIT
Healthcare Software Start-Up Ziliomics Financed by FACIT
Jun 19, 2018
More than 300,000 Canadians enrol in multi-decade research initiative to monitor disease trends
More than 300,000 Canadians enrol in multi-decade research initiative to monitor disease trends
Jun 14, 2018
New OICR President and Scientific Director comments on breakthrough in breast cancer T-cell immunotherapy
New OICR President and Scientific Director comments on breakthrough in breast cancer T-cell immunotherapy
Jun 13, 2018
Viral protein identified as one of the main drivers of virus-induced stomach cancers
Viral protein identified as one of the main drivers of virus-induced stomach cancers
Jun 13, 2018
FACIT Appoints Biotech Veteran Dr. David O'Neill as President
FACIT Appoints Biotech Veteran Dr. David O'Neill as President
Jun 04, 2018
New guidelines for HER2 testing in breast cancer
New guidelines for HER2 testing in breast cancer
May 23, 2018
OICR’s Cancer Genome Collaboratory wins 2018 OpenStack Superuser award for contributions to the cancer research community
OICR’s Cancer Genome Collaboratory wins 2018 OpenStack Superuser award for contributions to the cancer research community
May 23, 2018
Bioinformatics.ca launches 2018 pan-Canadian annual workshop series to train big data talent
Bioinformatics.ca launches 2018 pan-Canadian annual workshop series to train big data talent
May 17, 2018
OICR scientist recognized by AACR for early career contributions to prostate cancer research
OICR scientist recognized by AACR for early career contributions to prostate cancer research
May 17, 2018
Combination of erectile dysfunction drugs and flu vaccine may help kill remaining cancer after surgery
Combination of erectile dysfunction drugs and flu vaccine may help kill remaining cancer after surgery
May 10, 2018
Symposium offers preview of findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project
Symposium offers preview of findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project
May 01, 2018
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research welcomes new President and Scientific Director, Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research welcomes new President and Scientific Director, Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi
Apr 19, 2018
Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity
Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity
Apr 12, 2018
Restorative Breast Cancer Solution Start-Up Wins the 2018 FACIT Pitch Competition
Restorative Breast Cancer Solution Start-Up Wins the 2018 FACIT Pitch Competition
Apr 09, 2018
Biostatistics Training Initiative boosts Ontario's cancer research community
Biostatistics Training Initiative boosts Ontario's cancer research community
Mar 29, 2018
Q and A with Dr. Philip Awadalla, Scientific Director of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project
Q and A with Dr. Philip Awadalla, Scientific Director of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project
Mar 29, 2018
Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research
Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research
Mar 28, 2018
OICR names Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi as new President and Scientific Director
OICR names Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi as new President and Scientific Director
Mar 08, 2018
Collaborating to bring new treatment options to children with brain cancer
Collaborating to bring new treatment options to children with brain cancer
Mar 06, 2018
Canadian pancreatic cancer research team provides personalized medicine, new hope to patients
Canadian pancreatic cancer research team provides personalized medicine, new hope to patients
Mar 06, 2018
Study shows that environmental exposures such as air pollution are more determinant of respiratory health than inherited genetics
Study shows that environmental exposures such as air pollution are more determinant of respiratory health than inherited genetics
Feb 21, 2018
FACIT invests $450k in promising Ontario breakthrough technologies
FACIT invests $450k in promising Ontario breakthrough technologies
Feb 14, 2018
What can we do to better support women in science?
What can we do to better support women in science?
Feb 12, 2018
Where are all the women in science?
Where are all the women in science?
Feb 09, 2018
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health launches 2018 Strategic Roadmap
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health launches 2018 Strategic Roadmap
Jan 30, 2018
Early results from COMPASS trial demonstrate benefits of using genomic sequencing to guide treatment for pancreatic cancer
Early results from COMPASS trial demonstrate benefits of using genomic sequencing to guide treatment for pancreatic cancer
Jan 29, 2018
Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device   
Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device  
Jan 25, 2018
The Canadian Data Integration Centre receives new funding to help cancer researchers translate findings to patients
The Canadian Data Integration Centre receives new funding to help cancer researchers translate findings to patients
Jan 24, 2018
Ontario Health Study calls on participants to complete follow-up questionnaire before March 31
Ontario Health Study calls on participants to complete follow-up questionnaire before March 31
Jan 19, 2018
Scientists create method to sensitize triple-negative breast cancer to common immunotherapy
Scientists create method to sensitize triple-negative breast cancer to common immunotherapy
Jan 12, 2018
Large-scale study provides clearer picture of recurrence risk for ER-positive breast cancer
Large-scale study provides clearer picture of recurrence risk for ER-positive breast cancer
Jan 04, 2018
Study shows virus-boosted immunotherapy can be effective against aggressive breast cancer
Study shows virus-boosted immunotherapy can be effective against aggressive breast cancer
Dec 13, 2017
Happy holidays from OICR
Happy holidays from OICR
Dec 11, 2017
Strict e-cigarette policies are meant to keep non-smokers from smoking. But they may also be preventing many smokers from quitting
Strict e-cigarette policies are meant to keep non-smokers from smoking. But they may also be preventing many smokers from quitting
Dec 07, 2017
Finding new ways to prevent virus-induced stomach cancers
Finding new ways to prevent virus-induced stomach cancers
Dec 04, 2017
OICR launches groundbreaking Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline to drive cutting-edge therapies to the clinic
OICR launches groundbreaking Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline to drive cutting-edge therapies to the clinic
Nov 22, 2017
FACIT Welcomes Kevin Empey, Cynthia Goh and Shana Kelley to the Board of Trustees
FACIT Welcomes Kevin Empey, Cynthia Goh and Shana Kelley to the Board of Trustees
Nov 16, 2017
CCRC brings Canadian cancer researchers together
CCRC brings Canadian cancer researchers together
Nov 02, 2017
Novel approach yields four robust biomarkers for breast cancer drug response
Novel approach yields four robust biomarkers for breast cancer drug response
Oct 24, 2017
Researchers discover genes behind the spread of lung cancer to the brain
Researchers discover genes behind the spread of lung cancer to the brain
Oct 23, 2017
Pathology Matters 2017 unites and informs Ontario's pathology community
Pathology Matters 2017 unites and informs Ontario's pathology community
Oct 23, 2017
Boost your bioinformatics knowledge at TorBUG
Boost your bioinformatics knowledge at TorBUG
Oct 20, 2017
Old drug, new trick: study finds common diabetes drug could help fight leukemia
Old drug, new trick: study finds common diabetes drug could help fight leukemia
Oct 18, 2017
GA4GH Strikes Formal Collaborations with 15 International Genomic Data Initiatives
GA4GH Strikes Formal Collaborations with 15 International Genomic Data Initiatives
Oct 17, 2017
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health charts path to the future of genomic data sharing
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health charts path to the future of genomic data sharing
Oct 11, 2017
Ontario start-up makes major deal to develop cancer-fighting viruses
Ontario start-up makes major deal to develop cancer-fighting viruses
Oct 04, 2017
FACIT Portfolio Company Fusion Pharmaceuticals Closes US$46M Oversubscribed Series A
FACIT Portfolio Company Fusion Pharmaceuticals Closes US$46M Oversubscribed Series A
Oct 04, 2017
New software uses machine learning to identify mutations in tumours without reference tissue samples 
New software uses machine learning to identify mutations in tumours without reference tissue samples 
Sep 29, 2017
OICR 2016/17 Annual Report
OICR 2016/17 Annual Report
Sep 25, 2017
New study uncovers the role of mitochondrial DNA in prostate cancer
New study uncovers the role of mitochondrial DNA in prostate cancer
Sep 15, 2017
Some braided it, some shaved it: the 2017 Terry Fox Great Canadian Hair Do!
Some braided it, some shaved it: the 2017 Terry Fox Great Canadian Hair Do!
Sep 06, 2017
OICR launches Tissue Portal to support tissue-based research projects
OICR launches Tissue Portal to support tissue-based research projects
Sep 06, 2017
Ontario Tumour Bank collaborating to improve biobanking globally
Ontario Tumour Bank collaborating to improve biobanking globally
Sep 06, 2017
Large-scale genomic study helps set new course for paediatric brain cancer research
Large-scale genomic study helps set new course for paediatric brain cancer research
Sep 06, 2017
Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients
Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients
Aug 30, 2017
Tracking glioblastoma as it develops
Tracking glioblastoma as it develops
Aug 17, 2017
New genes discovered regulating brain metastases in lung cancer
New genes discovered regulating brain metastases in lung cancer
Aug 15, 2017
New data resource centre will help better understand links between birth defects and childhood cancer
New data resource centre will help better understand links between birth defects and childhood cancer
Aug 09, 2017
Mutation in prostate tumours shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA
Mutation in prostate tumours shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA
Aug 09, 2017
CIMTEC appoints Justin Leushner as new CEO
CIMTEC appoints Justin Leushner as new CEO
Aug 09, 2017
Importance of large database of genetic variants reinforced in a new study
Importance of large database of genetic variants reinforced in a new study
Aug 01, 2017
FACIT launches cross-border campaign to recruit clinical scientists and biotechnology industry executives
FACIT launches cross-border campaign to recruit clinical scientists and biotechnology industry executives
Aug 01, 2017
FACIT announces investment in three Ontario start-ups under Prospects Fund
FACIT announces investment in three Ontario start-ups under Prospects Fund
Jul 12, 2017
Ovarian cancer research team working to exploit disease's vulnerabilities
Ovarian cancer research team working to exploit disease's vulnerabilities
Jul 11, 2017
How OICR is helping to boost the body’s ability to fight cancer
How OICR is helping to boost the body’s ability to fight cancer
Jul 11, 2017
New research group aims to exploit genomic differences within brain cancer to develop new treatments
New research group aims to exploit genomic differences within brain cancer to develop new treatments
Jul 11, 2017
New multi-disciplinary team taking a stem cell-based approach to target acute leukemia
New multi-disciplinary team taking a stem cell-based approach to target acute leukemia
Jul 11, 2017
Oncologist and OICR researcher pens step-by-step guide to getting high-quality cancer care
Oncologist and OICR researcher pens step-by-step guide to getting high-quality cancer care
Jun 28, 2017
Ontario researchers identify rare therapy-resistant stem cells linked to AML patient relapse
Ontario researchers identify rare therapy-resistant stem cells linked to AML patient relapse
Jun 07, 2017
EAGLE will help cancer research soar
EAGLE will help cancer research soar
Jun 07, 2017
New grant program boosts molecular pathology research in Ontario
New grant program boosts molecular pathology research in Ontario
Jun 05, 2017
OICR donates sequencer to Fleming College for high-tech training
OICR donates sequencer to Fleming College for high-tech training
Jun 05, 2017
Ontarians come together to help Ontario Health Study collect 41,000 blood samples
Ontarians come together to help Ontario Health Study collect 41,000 blood samples
May 31, 2017
Study highlights effectiveness of worldwide tobacco control treaty
Study highlights effectiveness of worldwide tobacco control treaty
May 25, 2017
OICR launches five all-star teams of Ontario scientists to tackle some of the deadliest forms of cancer
OICR launches five all-star teams of Ontario scientists to tackle some of the deadliest forms of cancer
May 25, 2017
OICR launches five large-scale Ontario research initiatives to combat some of the most deadly cancers
OICR launches five large-scale Ontario research initiatives to combat some of the most deadly cancers
May 08, 2017
Interview: Mr. Peter Goodhand, President of OICR
Interview: Mr. Peter Goodhand, President of OICR
May 03, 2017
Study bringing more precision medicine to Ontario’s cancer patients
Study bringing more precision medicine to Ontario’s cancer patients
Apr 26, 2017
Clinical trial opens for promising combination therapy
Clinical trial opens for promising combination therapy
Apr 26, 2017
OICR marches in support of science
OICR marches in support of science
Apr 25, 2017
Dr. John Dick presented with CIHR Gold Leaf Award for Discovery
Dr. John Dick presented with CIHR Gold Leaf Award for Discovery
Apr 19, 2017
Report shows investment in cancer research in Canada remains strong, identifies areas for improvement
Report shows investment in cancer research in Canada remains strong, identifies areas for improvement
Apr 13, 2017
Could diagnosing cancer as rare diseases improve outcomes for patients?
Could diagnosing cancer as rare diseases improve outcomes for patients?
Apr 04, 2017
OICR provides students a window into possible careers over March Break
OICR provides students a window into possible careers over March Break
Mar 29, 2017
New approach improves sensitivity of DNA sequencing, producing more reliable results
New approach improves sensitivity of DNA sequencing, producing more reliable results
Mar 28, 2017
OICR Charity Challenge raises funds for Canadian Cancer Society
OICR Charity Challenge raises funds for Canadian Cancer Society
Mar 22, 2017
FACIT Launches The Prospects Oncology Fund
FACIT Launches The Prospects Oncology Fund
Mar 22, 2017
FACIT Announces Investment in Propellon Therapeutics
FACIT Announces Investment in Propellon Therapeutics
Mar 17, 2017
OICR joins other organizations in inspiring the next generation of female scientists
OICR joins other organizations in inspiring the next generation of female scientists
Mar 16, 2017
Researchers discover new test that could change the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Researchers discover new test that could change the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Mar 09, 2017
Innovative technique greatly increases sensitivity of DNA sequencing
Innovative technique greatly increases sensitivity of DNA sequencing
Mar 08, 2017
In London, OICR leaders discussed cancer research advancements being made in the city. How can OICR help further translate these breakthroughs to patients?
In London, OICR leaders discussed cancer research advancements being made in the city. How can OICR help further translate these breakthroughs to patients?
Mar 07, 2017
Software Engineering Club: Distributed Ledgers, Blockchains and Smart Contracts
Software Engineering Club: Distributed Ledgers, Blockchains and Smart Contracts
Feb 23, 2017
New Gene Sequencing Software Could Aid in Early Detection, Treatment of Cancer
New Gene Sequencing Software Could Aid in Early Detection, Treatment of Cancer
Feb 23, 2017
FACIT-Seeded Fusion Pharmaceuticals Closes US$25M Series A  Led by Johnson & Johnson Innovation
FACIT-Seeded Fusion Pharmaceuticals Closes US$25M Series A Led by Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Feb 15, 2017
BioCanRX makes a major investment in Canadian biotherapeutics research
BioCanRX makes a major investment in Canadian biotherapeutics research
Feb 13, 2017
International collaboration cooks up powerful new software: MISO
International collaboration cooks up powerful new software: MISO
Feb 13, 2017
JSON: Like a Boss
JSON: Like a Boss
Feb 10, 2017
How chemical probes can boost cancer research
How chemical probes can boost cancer research
Feb 10, 2017
OICR researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge helping to answer cancer’s biggest questions
OICR researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge helping to answer cancer’s biggest questions
Feb 09, 2017
ICGCmed will provide wealth of vital new information to scientists
ICGCmed will provide wealth of vital new information to scientists
Feb 03, 2017
Saturday, February 4 is World Cancer Day
Saturday, February 4 is World Cancer Day
Jan 26, 2017
Dr. John Dick to present 2017 Tobias Award Lecture
Dr. John Dick to present 2017 Tobias Award Lecture
Jan 18, 2017
Interested in bioinformatics? Come to TorBUG on January 25
Interested in bioinformatics? Come to TorBUG on January 25
Jan 17, 2017
First follow-up questionnaire to strengthen Ontario Health Study data
First follow-up questionnaire to strengthen Ontario Health Study data
Jan 13, 2017
Homegrown research team sequences genome of iconic Canadian animal – the beaver
Homegrown research team sequences genome of iconic Canadian animal – the beaver
Jan 13, 2017
Decoding the beaver genome
Decoding the beaver genome
Jan 10, 2017
Partnership to expand genomic data sharing in Europe
Partnership to expand genomic data sharing in Europe
Jan 10, 2017
New prognostic test for prostate cancer now closer to clinical use
New prognostic test for prostate cancer now closer to clinical use
Jan 09, 2017
Pan-Canadian research team uncovers ‘signature’ to reduce overtreatment of prostate cancer
Pan-Canadian research team uncovers ‘signature’ to reduce overtreatment of prostate cancer
Jan 09, 2017
Scientists identify DNA signature linked to prostate cancer severity
Scientists identify DNA signature linked to prostate cancer severity
Jan 05, 2017
Researchers disprove link between vasectomies and prostate cancer using Ontario health data
Researchers disprove link between vasectomies and prostate cancer using Ontario health data
Dec 07, 2016
Cancer stem cell scientists create tool to aid in planning treatment for leukemia
Cancer stem cell scientists create tool to aid in planning treatment for leukemia
Dec 06, 2016
Congratulations to Ahmed Aman on another successful Movember fundraiser
Congratulations to Ahmed Aman on another successful Movember fundraiser
Dec 01, 2016
Expanding the DNA alphabet to understand cancer
Expanding the DNA alphabet to understand cancer
Nov 25, 2016
TorBUG welcomes Arfon Smith from GitHub on Wednesday, November 30
TorBUG welcomes Arfon Smith from GitHub on Wednesday, November 30
Nov 23, 2016
OICR and OMPRN celebrate International Pathology Day with educational events
OICR and OMPRN celebrate International Pathology Day with educational events
Nov 21, 2016
New research highlights the importance of family physicians in the cancer system
New research highlights the importance of family physicians in the cancer system
Nov 18, 2016
OICR participates in the fastest, long-distance academic big data transfer in Canada
OICR participates in the fastest, long-distance academic big data transfer in Canada
Nov 16, 2016
International Pathology Day 2016
International Pathology Day 2016
Nov 09, 2016
The next generation: Tamara Jamaspishvili
The next generation: Tamara Jamaspishvili
Nov 04, 2016
Beyond the crime scene: You don’t have to be dead to need a pathologist
Beyond the crime scene: You don’t have to be dead to need a pathologist
Nov 02, 2016
FACIT start-up Turnstone Biologics closes USD $41M financing
FACIT start-up Turnstone Biologics closes USD $41M financing
Nov 01, 2016
From our Annual Report: Improving screening for patients with brain cancer
From our Annual Report: Improving screening for patients with brain cancer
Oct 28, 2016
Pathology Matters: One attendee’s reflections on OMPRN’s first gathering of Ontario pathologists
Pathology Matters: One attendee’s reflections on OMPRN’s first gathering of Ontario pathologists
Oct 27, 2016
OICR’s Transformative Pathology Program contributes to recent PanCuRx findings
OICR’s Transformative Pathology Program contributes to recent PanCuRx findings
Oct 26, 2016
TorBUG continues tonight with speaker Dr. Laura Hug from the University of Waterloo
TorBUG continues tonight with speaker Dr. Laura Hug from the University of Waterloo
Oct 25, 2016
From our Annual Report: Constructing the cloud
From our Annual Report: Constructing the cloud
Oct 21, 2016
OICR-led study finds four unique genomic signatures in pancreas cancer, uncovers potential of immunotherapies
OICR-led study finds four unique genomic signatures in pancreas cancer, uncovers potential of immunotherapies
Oct 19, 2016
From our Annual Report: Personalizing prostate cancer treatment
From our Annual Report: Personalizing prostate cancer treatment
Oct 18, 2016
Reactome releases 10,000th annotated human protein, a major milestone that will benefit research community
Reactome releases 10,000th annotated human protein, a major milestone that will benefit research community
Oct 13, 2016
An interview with Dr. David LeBrun, leader of OICR’s new molecular pathology network
An interview with Dr. David LeBrun, leader of OICR’s new molecular pathology network
Oct 12, 2016
OICR’s Natalie Fox awarded Philip Feldberg Studentship by Prostate Cancer Canada
OICR’s Natalie Fox awarded Philip Feldberg Studentship by Prostate Cancer Canada
Oct 12, 2016
New findings challenge current view of how pancreas cancer develops
New findings challenge current view of how pancreas cancer develops
Oct 06, 2016
Reactome announces annotation and release of 10,000th human protein
Reactome announces annotation and release of 10,000th human protein
Oct 05, 2016
From our Annual Report: Investing in the cure and the economy
From our Annual Report: Investing in the cure and the economy
Oct 03, 2016
OICR in the News - September 2016
OICR in the News - September 2016
Sep 29, 2016
OICR funding new network to enhance molecular pathology research in Ontario
OICR funding new network to enhance molecular pathology research in Ontario
Sep 27, 2016
TorBUG continues to strengthen Toronto’s bioinformatics community with 2016-2017 season
TorBUG continues to strengthen Toronto’s bioinformatics community with 2016-2017 season
Sep 27, 2016
Annual report for the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Annual report for the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Sep 27, 2016
Software Engineering Club - Simple is good
Software Engineering Club - Simple is good
Sep 21, 2016
New partnership brings Toronto researchers together to better understand the molecular origins of breast cancer
New partnership brings Toronto researchers together to better understand the molecular origins of breast cancer
Sep 19, 2016
Open resource: How we’re making our research resources more accessible to the community
Open resource: How we’re making our research resources more accessible to the community
Sep 16, 2016
Thanks to everyone who supported the Great Canadian Hair Do
Thanks to everyone who supported the Great Canadian Hair Do
Sep 16, 2016
“PEARLs” to improve photo-thermal cancer therapy
“PEARLs” to improve photo-thermal cancer therapy
Sep 15, 2016
Dr. Paul Boutros talks genomics and prostate cancer research
Dr. Paul Boutros talks genomics and prostate cancer research
Sep 15, 2016
Canadian government makes big investment in big data research
Canadian government makes big investment in big data research
Sep 12, 2016
The return of an annual tradition: The Great Canadian Hair “Do”
The return of an annual tradition: The Great Canadian Hair “Do”
Sep 06, 2016
OICR in the news for August 2016
OICR in the news for August 2016
Aug 23, 2016
OICR Software Engineering Club August session now online
OICR Software Engineering Club August session now online
Aug 18, 2016
Registration now open for the Mark Ernsting Drug Discovery Memorial Lecture
Registration now open for the Mark Ernsting Drug Discovery Memorial Lecture
Aug 17, 2016
Dr. John Bartlett discusses why new retrospective breast cancer study could lead to better diagnosis and treatment for patients
Dr. John Bartlett discusses why new retrospective breast cancer study could lead to better diagnosis and treatment for patients
Aug 17, 2016
New retrospective study aims to identify mutations to better diagnose breast cancer in the future
New retrospective study aims to identify mutations to better diagnose breast cancer in the future
Aug 16, 2016
New research published on the role of noncoding RNA in prostate cancer
New research published on the role of noncoding RNA in prostate cancer
Aug 11, 2016
OICR’s Geoff Fong receives major funding to examine e-cigarettes and the impact of public health policy
OICR’s Geoff Fong receives major funding to examine e-cigarettes and the impact of public health policy
Aug 09, 2016
Patients need access to more stem cells for transplants. Researchers have now identified the genetic switch that could turn on the supply
Patients need access to more stem cells for transplants. Researchers have now identified the genetic switch that could turn on the supply
Aug 09, 2016
OICR’s Software Engineering Club goes global
OICR’s Software Engineering Club goes global
Jul 28, 2016
OICR in the news for July 2016
OICR in the news for July 2016
Jul 26, 2016
OICR is making its technology infrastructure, expertise and resources more available to the Ontario cancer community
OICR is making its technology infrastructure, expertise and resources more available to the Ontario cancer community
Jul 20, 2016
A challenge to the community to improve RNA sequencing data
A challenge to the community to improve RNA sequencing data
Jul 18, 2016
Save the date: Mark Ernsting Drug Discovery Memorial Lecture on September 22, 2016
Save the date: Mark Ernsting Drug Discovery Memorial Lecture on September 22, 2016
Jul 14, 2016
International team launches community competition to unravel how cancer changes a cell’s RNA
International team launches community competition to unravel how cancer changes a cell’s RNA
Jul 14, 2016
Stem cell scientists discover genetic switch to increase  supply of stem cells from cord blood for future clinical use
Stem cell scientists discover genetic switch to increase supply of stem cells from cord blood for future clinical use
Jul 14, 2016
“Smart” nanoparticle called PEARLS a promising gem to target, treat tumours with greater precision
“Smart” nanoparticle called PEARLS a promising gem to target, treat tumours with greater precision
Jul 14, 2016
OICR informatics researchers play key role in newly launched Genomic Data Commons
OICR informatics researchers play key role in newly launched Genomic Data Commons
Jul 11, 2016
Dr. Lincoln Stein is named an International Society of Computational Biology Fellow
Dr. Lincoln Stein is named an International Society of Computational Biology Fellow
Jul 11, 2016
Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board Annual Report 2015-16
Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board Annual Report 2015-16
Jul 08, 2016
Bioinformatics.ca is keeping Canadian bioinformaticians at the top of their game
Bioinformatics.ca is keeping Canadian bioinformaticians at the top of their game
Jul 04, 2016
FACIT Falcons’ Fortunes pitch competition helps Ontario ideas take flight
FACIT Falcons’ Fortunes pitch competition helps Ontario ideas take flight
Jul 04, 2016
OICR congratulates Drs. Mark Levine, Eduardo L. Franco and Gerald Batist, new recipients of the Order of Canada
OICR congratulates Drs. Mark Levine, Eduardo L. Franco and Gerald Batist, new recipients of the Order of Canada
Jun 30, 2016
OICR in the News for June 2016
OICR in the News for June 2016
Jun 29, 2016
OICR welcomes Dr. Christine Williams
OICR welcomes Dr. Christine Williams
Jun 28, 2016
OICR’s Dr. Clare Jeon discusses how the discovery of protein signatures could lead to cheaper, easier diagnostic tests for prostate cancer
OICR’s Dr. Clare Jeon discusses how the discovery of protein signatures could lead to cheaper, easier diagnostic tests for prostate cancer
Jun 28, 2016
Researchers discover protein signatures for accurate non-invasive diagnosis of aggressive prostate cancer
Researchers discover protein signatures for accurate non-invasive diagnosis of aggressive prostate cancer
Jun 23, 2016
Propellon Therapeutics to Accelerate WDR5 Inhibitor Development for Cancers
Propellon Therapeutics to Accelerate WDR5 Inhibitor Development for Cancers
Jun 21, 2016
Ask an expert: How are new cancer drugs created?
Ask an expert: How are new cancer drugs created?
Jun 16, 2016
Study examines mental health in common ethnic minorities in Ontario
Study examines mental health in common ethnic minorities in Ontario
Jun 16, 2016
OICR-developed software helping track Zika in Brazil
OICR-developed software helping track Zika in Brazil
Jun 14, 2016
Extreme Streams: The What, How and Why of Observables
Extreme Streams: The What, How and Why of Observables
Jun 09, 2016
GA4GH presents vision, model for genomic and clinical data sharing
GA4GH presents vision, model for genomic and clinical data sharing
Jun 07, 2016
OICR attends BIO International 2016 in San Francisco
OICR attends BIO International 2016 in San Francisco
Jun 06, 2016
Genomic Data Commons at University of Chicago heralds  new era of data sharing for cancer research
Genomic Data Commons at University of Chicago heralds new era of data sharing for cancer research
Jun 01, 2016
Making prostate cancer diagnosis more PRECISE
Making prostate cancer diagnosis more PRECISE
Jun 01, 2016
Clinical trial launched to test use of MRI to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and management
Clinical trial launched to test use of MRI to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and management
May 31, 2016
World No Tobacco Day: Preventing the world’s leading cause of cancer
World No Tobacco Day: Preventing the world’s leading cause of cancer
May 31, 2016
OICR in the News for May 2016
OICR in the News for May 2016
May 26, 2016
Privacy Analytics Acquired by IMS Health
Privacy Analytics Acquired by IMS Health
May 25, 2016
OICR partners with Israeli university to create new cancer genomics and immunity program
OICR partners with Israeli university to create new cancer genomics and immunity program
May 20, 2016
The little-known connection between citrus fruit and the first clinical trial
The little-known connection between citrus fruit and the first clinical trial
May 19, 2016
Ask an expert: All about clinical trials
Ask an expert: All about clinical trials
May 18, 2016
OICR congratulates J. Mark Lievonen and Laurence Klotz on their investiture in the Order of Canada
OICR congratulates J. Mark Lievonen and Laurence Klotz on their investiture in the Order of Canada
May 17, 2016
Dr. Eva Grunfeld named as Chair of new Canadian Institute of Health Research Institutes Advisory Board on Chronic Conditions
Dr. Eva Grunfeld named as Chair of new Canadian Institute of Health Research Institutes Advisory Board on Chronic Conditions
May 16, 2016
Dr. Peter Lichter discusses ICGCmed
Dr. Peter Lichter discusses ICGCmed
May 13, 2016
OICR researcher receives $2 million in federal funding to study metabolic conditions that can lead to cancer
OICR researcher receives $2 million in federal funding to study metabolic conditions that can lead to cancer
May 13, 2016
New research better defines which patients will respond to colorectal cancer drug
New research better defines which patients will respond to colorectal cancer drug
May 11, 2016
Recruiting the next generation
Recruiting the next generation
May 10, 2016
OICR in the News for April 2016
OICR in the News for April 2016
May 05, 2016
The launch of ICGCmed
The launch of ICGCmed
May 05, 2016
A new method to grow stem cells for cancer patients
A new method to grow stem cells for cancer patients
May 04, 2016
It’s time to start talking about clinical trials
It’s time to start talking about clinical trials
May 04, 2016
The Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network launches Ask Me Campaign to raise awareness of cancer clinical trials
The Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network launches Ask Me Campaign to raise awareness of cancer clinical trials
May 03, 2016
Tracking Ebola with portable sequencers
Tracking Ebola with portable sequencers
May 02, 2016
OICR joins the Collaborative Cancer Cloud
OICR joins the Collaborative Cancer Cloud
May 02, 2016
$2 million in new funding from Canadian Institutes of Health Research will help Ontario team study metabolic syndromes
$2 million in new funding from Canadian Institutes of Health Research will help Ontario team study metabolic syndromes
May 01, 2016
Dr. Gang Zheng named to AIMBE College of Fellows for nanotechnology research
Dr. Gang Zheng named to AIMBE College of Fellows for nanotechnology research
May 01, 2016
OICR invests in early-stage Ontario oncology drug development
OICR invests in early-stage Ontario oncology drug development
May 01, 2016
Congratulations! Dr. Lincoln Stein appointed Fellow of ISCB for leadership role in consortia projects
Congratulations! Dr. Lincoln Stein appointed Fellow of ISCB for leadership role in consortia projects
Apr 29, 2016
Technology developed with OICR funding receives  $4 million in support from NCI
Technology developed with OICR funding receives $4 million in support from NCI
Apr 17, 2016
International Cancer Genome Consortium for Medicine (ICGCmed) launches today, will link genomics to clinical information and health
International Cancer Genome Consortium for Medicine (ICGCmed) launches today, will link genomics to clinical information and health
Apr 06, 2016
Dr. John Dick elected as 2016 Fellow of the AACR Academy
Dr. John Dick elected as 2016 Fellow of the AACR Academy
Mar 31, 2016
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Ontario Institute for Cancer Research join Collaborative Cancer Cloud
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Ontario Institute for Cancer Research join Collaborative Cancer Cloud
Mar 16, 2016
FACIT invests in new CPDC spin-out company to aid development of potent radiotherapeutic
FACIT invests in new CPDC spin-out company to aid development of potent radiotherapeutic
Mar 02, 2016
New ICGC-TCGA DREAM Challenge crowd-sourced competition to help better understand how cancers evolve
New ICGC-TCGA DREAM Challenge crowd-sourced competition to help better understand how cancers evolve
Mar 01, 2016
International Cancer Genome Consortium reaches milestone of 1,000 authorized users
International Cancer Genome Consortium reaches milestone of 1,000 authorized users
Feb 26, 2016
Biostatistics Training Initiative Kick Off
Biostatistics Training Initiative Kick Off
Feb 19, 2016
ICGC and Amazon Web Services are bringing more genomic health data to researchers in the cloud
ICGC and Amazon Web Services are bringing more genomic health data to researchers in the cloud
Feb 12, 2016
Open source cancer research
Open source cancer research
Feb 04, 2016
Stand Up To Cancer Canada Announces New Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team To Attack Brain Cancer in Children and Adults
Stand Up To Cancer Canada Announces New Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team To Attack Brain Cancer in Children and Adults
Feb 03, 2016
Real time outbreak surveillance using genomics now possible in resource-limited conditions
Real time outbreak surveillance using genomics now possible in resource-limited conditions
Jan 28, 2016
Trillium Therapeutics Acquires Fluorinov Pharma
Trillium Therapeutics Acquires Fluorinov Pharma
Jan 25, 2016
Discovery by OICR scientists to assist in personalizing prostate cancer treatment
Discovery by OICR scientists to assist in personalizing prostate cancer treatment
Jan 19, 2016
OICR’s Jonathan Dursi and team win hackathon aimed at fixing Toronto’s traffic woes
OICR’s Jonathan Dursi and team win hackathon aimed at fixing Toronto’s traffic woes
Jan 09, 2016
3CTN-funded clinical trial to test new method of finding genomic changes in patients with aggressive prostate cancer
3CTN-funded clinical trial to test new method of finding genomic changes in patients with aggressive prostate cancer
Jan 07, 2016
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research invests $1.2 million to support oncology drug development in Ontario
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research invests $1.2 million to support oncology drug development in Ontario
Jan 05, 2016
OICR funds world-first clinical trial using cancer-fighting viruses
OICR funds world-first clinical trial using cancer-fighting viruses
Dec 29, 2015
OICR partnership with Johnson and Johnson to develop new treatments for haematological cancers
OICR partnership with Johnson and Johnson to develop new treatments for haematological cancers
Dec 22, 2015
Stand Up to Cancer Canada announces breast cancer Dream Team
Stand Up to Cancer Canada announces breast cancer Dream Team
Dec 16, 2015
FACIT Announces Investment in Fusion Pharmaceuticals and Alpha-Emitting Radiotherapeutics
FACIT Announces Investment in Fusion Pharmaceuticals and Alpha-Emitting Radiotherapeutics
Dec 15, 2015
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Dec 09, 2015
Building the foundations for Cancer Genomic Analysis for Research and Clinical Diagnostics
Building the foundations for Cancer Genomic Analysis for Research and Clinical Diagnostics
Dec 08, 2015
For Dr. Jüri Reimand, data tells a story
For Dr. Jüri Reimand, data tells a story
Dec 08, 2015
FACIT Gains Rights to WDR5 Inhibitors for MLL Leukemia
FACIT Gains Rights to WDR5 Inhibitors for MLL Leukemia
Dec 08, 2015
FACIT Gains Rights to WDR5 Inhibitors for MLL Leukemia
FACIT Gains Rights to WDR5 Inhibitors for MLL Leukemia
Dec 03, 2015
The call for a cloud commons in genomics
The call for a cloud commons in genomics
Dec 01, 2015
OICR Investigator profile: Dr. Philip Awadalla
OICR Investigator profile: Dr. Philip Awadalla
Nov 23, 2015
OICR community marks 35th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope
OICR community marks 35th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope
Nov 20, 2015
OICR’s Tom Hudson named Chair of Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Steering Committee
OICR’s Tom Hudson named Chair of Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Steering Committee
Nov 18, 2015
The International Cancer Genome Consortium brings more genomic health data to researchers on the Amazon Web Services Cloud
The International Cancer Genome Consortium brings more genomic health data to researchers on the Amazon Web Services Cloud
Nov 18, 2015
The International Cancer Genome Consortium brings more genomic health data to researchers on the Amazon Web Services Cloud
The International Cancer Genome Consortium brings more genomic health data to researchers on the Amazon Web Services Cloud
Nov 16, 2015
International Team Announces Crowdsourcing Competition, Running on Google Cloud Platform, To Understand How Cancers Originate And Evolve
International Team Announces Crowdsourcing Competition, Running on Google Cloud Platform, To Understand How Cancers Originate And Evolve
Nov 15, 2015
New study on effect of trees rooted in Ontario Health Study data
New study on effect of trees rooted in Ontario Health Study data
Nov 09, 2015
FACIT start-up company Turnstone Biologics secures $11.3 million in financing, boosts leadership
FACIT start-up company Turnstone Biologics secures $11.3 million in financing, boosts leadership
Oct 28, 2015
FACIT Startup Turnstone Biologics Closes $11M Financing, Secures Additional Capital Commitment, and Adds Strong Management
FACIT Startup Turnstone Biologics Closes $11M Financing, Secures Additional Capital Commitment, and Adds Strong Management
Oct 14, 2015
OICR, UHN, Novera Therapeutics Announce Collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation on Drug Discovery and Development for Haematological Cancers
OICR, UHN, Novera Therapeutics Announce Collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation on Drug Discovery and Development for Haematological Cancers
Sep 03, 2015
The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and the Structural Genomics Consortium develop and give away new drug-like molecule to help crowd-source cancer research
The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and the Structural Genomics Consortium develop and give away new drug-like molecule to help crowd-source cancer research
Jul 28, 2015
The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) team up to advance cutting-edge new cancer treatments
The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) team up to advance cutting-edge new cancer treatments
Jul 10, 2015
Cancer patients treated in world-first clinical trial of Canadian viral therapy
Cancer patients treated in world-first clinical trial of Canadian viral therapy
Jul 09, 2015
World-leading Big Data researchers call for support for more accessible and more effective storage of data in the cloud to facilitate genomics research
World-leading Big Data researchers call for support for more accessible and more effective storage of data in the cloud to facilitate genomics research
Jun 15, 2015
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Jun 10, 2015
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Marks Two Years of Progress
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Marks Two Years of Progress
Jun 01, 2015
The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research invests $4.6 million to support pancreatic cancer research
The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research invests $4.6 million to support pancreatic cancer research
May 25, 2015
Groundbreaking Research Moves One Step Closer to Personalizing Prostate Cancer Treatment
Groundbreaking Research Moves One Step Closer to Personalizing Prostate Cancer Treatment
May 18, 2015
Research community comes together to provide new “gold standard” for genomic data analysis
Research community comes together to provide new “gold standard” for genomic data analysis
Mar 09, 2015
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research scientist wins 2014 Roger Cotton Prize for Histopathology.
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research scientist wins 2014 Roger Cotton Prize for Histopathology.
Feb 25, 2015
OICR extends collaboration with Janssen Inc. to develop clinical trials for prostate cancer
OICR extends collaboration with Janssen Inc. to develop clinical trials for prostate cancer
Feb 04, 2015
ICGC launches six new projects from Australia, France, Germany, Japan and Singapore
ICGC launches six new projects from Australia, France, Germany, Japan and Singapore
Jan 13, 2015
Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network receives new funding, launches online service to connect patients to clinical trials
Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network receives new funding, launches online service to connect patients to clinical trials
Jan 07, 2015
Fluorinov Pharma and FACIT Announce Investment in Breakthrough Bromodomain Inhibitors for the Treatment of Cancers
Fluorinov Pharma and FACIT Announce Investment in Breakthrough Bromodomain Inhibitors for the Treatment of Cancers