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New Data Resource Centre Will Help Better Understand Links Between Birth Defects and Childhood Cancer

Up to $14.8 million over five years, contingent on available funds, was announced today by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund’s Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (Kids First). Researchers in Canada and the...
15-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

OICR Launches Five Large-Scale Ontario Research Initiatives to Combat Some of the Most Deadly Cancers

Funding announcement from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
25-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Technique Greatly Increases Sensitivity of DNA Sequencing

OICR researchers, together with international collaborators, have invented a technique to avoid a major problem with common laboratory techniques and improve the sensitivity of important cancer tests. The findings, published today in the journal...
9-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Findings Published Today in Nature Challenge Current View of How Pancreatic Cancer Develops

Researchers in the multidisciplinary PanCuRx research initiative at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and University Health Network’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, led by Dr. Faiyaz Notta and Dr. Steven Gallinger, today published...
12-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reactome Announces Annotation and Release of 10,000th Human Protein

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The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), the New York University School of Medicine and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced a major milestone in the Reactome project: the annotation and release of its 10,000th...
6-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Retrospective Study Aims to Identify Mutations to Better Diagnose Breast Cancer in the Future

Mr. Peter Goodhand, President of The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), today announced a new collaborative research study in partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific and Queen’s University to help bring more targeted diagnosis and...
17-Aug-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

International Team Launches Community Competition to Unravel How Cancer Changes a Cell’s RNA

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An open challenge that merges the efforts of the International Cancer Genome Consortium, The Cancer Genome Atlas, and the NCI Cloud Pilots with Sage Bionetworks and the open science DREAM Challenge community
14-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover Protein Signatures for Accurate Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Researchers at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto, along with researchers at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, have created protein signatures that accurately diagnose prostate cancer...
28-Jun-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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