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  • BHCRI Announces 2017 Recipients of BCSC/QEII Foundation Awards for Breast Cancer Research


Congratulations to the 2017 Recipients of BCSC/QEII Foundation Awards for Breast Cancer Research:

Identification of Adipocyte-derived Modulators of Breast Cancer Progression

Dr. Sherri Christian, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, 
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dr. Alicia Viloria-Petite, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph

$30,000.00 per year for two years

Targeting Taxane-resistant Breast Cancers with Low PRP4K 

Dr. Graham Dellaire, Cameron Research Scientist in Cancer Biology
Director of Research, Department of Pathology
Professor, Departments of Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University

$40,000 per year for one year

Role of PVRL4 (Nectin-4) Tumor Cell Marker in Macropinocytosis and its Application to 
Oncolytic Immune Therapy Using Measles Virus

Dr. Christopher D. Richardson, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Tier1
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Dalhousie University
Dr. Shashi Gujar, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

$24,000 per year for two years

Prolactin/androgen Inducible Genes in Triple-negative Breast Cancer

Dr. Catherine Kar-Ling Too, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 
Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Dr. Penny J. Barnes, Associate Professor, Division of Anatomical Pathology
Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre

$40,000 per year for one year

 


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