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New CIHR Funding For Cancer Researchers

Three QCRI faculty members have received funding from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) fall 2022 competition:

Dr Josee-Lyne Ethier received a Priority Announcement grant for her project entitled "Real-World Outcomes Associated With PARP Inhibitor Maintenance Therapy in Ovarian Cancer: A Population-Based Study"

Dr Chris Mueller received a 5 year project grant entitled "Using a Liquid Biopsy to Optimize Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment"

Call for Applications for QCRI 2023 Summer Studentships in Cancer Research - Deadline March 6, 2023

We are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for our 2023 Summer Studentships in Cancer Research! These studentships are open to full-time undergraduate BSc students in the Faculties of Health Sciences and Arts & Sciences at Queen’s, who wish to participate in a summer research project in the QCRI. We have two award mechanisms to apply to:

QCRI-Gairdner Cancer Education & Awareness Event!

Check out our upcoming cancer education & awareness event being held on Nov 26th from 9am-3pm at Queen's School of Medicine (15 Arch St). Click link for more info & free registration:

Ontario benefits from Dr. Harriet Feilotter's leadership!

Dr. Feilotter received funding from OICR to help hospitals in finding the best way to test tumours for cancer biomarkers. The new implementation lab will develop high quality genetic cancer testing methods for hospitals across the province, ensuring all patients get the best available treatment. Read more here:


Our CCT division was awarded 2 CIHR Spring 2022 Project grants. Very impressive! A HUGE congrats to Drs. Parulekar, Rushton-Marovac & Seymour. Find out more:
Wendy Parulekar: