News and Media
OICR in the News for June 2016
Prostate cancer diagnosis 

Prostate cancer diagnosis 

Clinical trial will test use of MRI to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and management
From EurekAlert!

Clinical trial will test use of MRI to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and management
From Medical Xpress

Genomic Data Commons
Genomic Data Commons heralds new era of data sharing for cancer research
From UChicagoNews

Joe Biden Just Announced a Huge New National Cancer Database
From Fortune

Newly launched Genomic Data Commons to facilitate data and clinical information sharing
From the National Institutes of Health

Triphase Accelerator Corporation Announces Positive Results of Phase 1 Trial ofMarizomib and Bevacizumab in Malignant Glioma
From Globe Newswire

Stand Up to Cancer
Stand Up To Cancer Returns for Fifth Live Roadblock Telecast Friday, September 9 Bradley Cooper to Executive-Produce with Award-Winning Team at Done + Dusted
From Canada Newswire

Breast cancer
Senhwa Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase I/II CX-5461 Trial in Triple Negative Breast Cancer
From Pipeline Review

Brain cancer
Parkinson’s disease may be a key to solving the glioblastoma puzzle: SickKids-led study
From HealthCanal

OICR IN THE NEWS  (Paul Boutros and Clare Jeon)

Prostate cancer
Researchers discover protein signatures for accurate non-invasive diagnosis of aggressive prostate cancer
From Canada Newswire

OICR PROGRAM IN THE NEWS (Ontario Health Study)

Study centre
Health Study Begins
From Bayshore Broadcasating

Study will take place June 21 and 22
From the Chatham Daily News


Acute myeloid leukemia
News Release: Rice U. lab runs crowd-sourced competition to create ‘big data’ diagnostic tools
From Newsroom America

A Crowdsourcing Approach to Developing and Assessing Prediction Algorithms for AML Prognosis
From PLOS Computational Biology

Prostate cancer
Targeted Proteomics Furthers Goal of Liquid Biopsy To Predict Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer

Researchers use liquid biopsy biomarkers to identify prostate cancer before surgery
From EurekAlert!

OICR PROJECT IN THE NEWS (International Cancer Genome Consortium)

Esophageal cancer
Health: The facts on oesophageal cancer
From News Letter

Genomic data
From The Blog Box

Big Data
Big data for a big country: Mind the gap
From Nature

OICR PROJECT IN THE NEWS (Global Alliance for Genomics and Health)

Big Data
Survey Launch on Public Attitudes Toward Genomic Data Sharing
From Bio•ItWorld

Survey identifies perceived barriers to data sharing
From HemOnc Today

Precision medicine
FHIR’s Key Role in Precision Medicine Initiative
From Healthcare Informatics


New company for development of WDR5 inhibitors
Propellon Therapeutics to Accelerate WDR5 Inhibitor Development for Cancers
From Canada Newswire

Privacy Analytics
IMS Health Acquires Patient Identity Provider, as the Affordable Care Act Drives Deals
From Mergers & Acquisitions