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  • BHCRI Announces Recipients of the 2015 Breast Cancer Awards!


BHCRI would like to congratulate the following recipients of 2015 Breast Cancer Society of Canada/QEII Foundation Awards for breast cancer research:
 
PIOGLITAZONE TO IMPROVE THE ONCOLOGIC SAFETY AND RECONSTRUCTIVE OUTCOMES OF LIPOFILLING FOR POST-MASTECTOMY DEFECTS
Michael Bezuhly, Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Departments of Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology, Dalhousie University & IWK Health Centre
$40,000/year for 1 year
 
INTERPLAY BETWEEN SIRTUIN 1 AND 2 IN BREAST CARCINOGENESIS
Patrick Lee, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology and Cameron Chair in Cancer Research, Dalhousie University
Shashi Gujar, Program Director, Centre for Innovative and Collaborative Health Systems Research Strategy & Organizational Performance, IWK Health Centre; Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
$40,000/year for 1 year
 
A ROLE OF MITOGEN-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE KINASE 3 IN TGFΒ-MEDIATED CELL CYCLE ARREST AND EPITHELIAL-TO-MESENCHYMAL TRANSITION IN BREAST CANCER
Tong-Jun Lin, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie; Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre
$30,000/year for 2 years
 
THE ROLE OF PAX-5 IN NFAT-DEPENDANT BREAST CANCER PROGRESSION
Gilles A. Robichaud, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Université de Moncton
Sami Benzina, Postdoctoral Fellow, Université de Moncton
$30,000/year for 2 years

  *In partnership with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF)


CARBOXYPEPTIDASE-D AND GROWTH MARKERS IN BREAST CANCER PROGRESSION
Catherine K. L. Too, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
Penny J. Barnes, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Division of Anatomical Pathology, Dalhousie University
$30,000/year for 2 years


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