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OICR Launches Groundbreaking Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline to Drive Cutting-Edge Therapies to the Clinic

The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced the Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline (CTIP) initiative and the first 10 projects selected in CTIP’s inaugural round of funding. CTIP aims to support the local translation of...
4-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Innovative Study Brings Next-Generation Genomic Sequencing to More Ontario Cancer Patients

Understanding a cancer’s genetics is key to selecting targeted therapies that are likely to be of the most benefit to a patient. The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) today announced a new study, called Ontario-wide Cancer TArgeted...
6-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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