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John Dick, the first scientist to identify cancer stem cells, is the winner of the inaugural Gold Leaf Prize for Discovery awarded this week by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Professor Kelly Metcalfe, of U of T’s Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, is leading the charge against hereditary breast and ovarian cancers by helping establish the standard protocol for addressing cancers associated with BRCA gene mutations.
NRC and CCAB invest over $1M to advance innovative therapies first discovered at UofT
While Huda Idrees is well-known in Toronto for her work designing products at companies like Wealthsimple and Wave, she’s always been interested in the healthcare space. But it wasn’t until she decided to help a friend whose father was diagnosed with early stage cancer that she found an opportunity to make a difference in such a massive, regulated industry.
Enhancing cancer care from the beginning of a patient’s journey is critical to saving more lives.