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Important research studentships are made possible from the generous support of donors. Studentships provide funding for two summers ($10,000 over two years) to young researchers, helping them to start their careers in the important field of brain tumour research. Thank you.
One student explains the impact of receiving research funding:
"The amazing research opportunity that was provided to me because of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada's Studentship Award allowed me to explore a field that I was interested in, and ultimately realise that it is where I want to follow my career in. Furthermore, it allowed me to get to know myself better through exploring my interests. Overall, this opportunity gave me the grounds to make decisions about the speciality and research areas I want to pursue in the future." ~ Omid
|Colin Maslink||Matthew Dankner||Karl Narvacan|
|Project: Targeted therapeutic disruption of the blood-brain barrier in childhood brainstem cancers
||Project: Using patient-derived xenograft models to identify mediators of brain metastasis in diverse cancers
||Project: Evaluation of nCounter technology in copy number variation analysis for the integrated classification and predictive prognosis of diffuse gliomas|
|Generously supported by the Turek Family.||Generously supported by a gift from theTaite Boomer Foundation.||Generously supported by a gift from theTaite Boomer Foundation.|
|Faran Rashid||Omid Shearkhani||Alexandre Corriveau||Bayan Aloran||Daniel Huang|
|Project: Searching for Potential New Anti-Cancer Compound(s) Against Human Glioblastoma Cancer Cells from British Columbia Wild Mushrooms||Project: Developing and evaluating the performance of an automated computer-aided detection software for the follow-up of metastatic brain tumours||
Project: Investigating non-coding RNA’s underlying temozolomide resistance in glioblastoma
|Project: Evaluation of anticancer activities of alcoholic extract of long pepper in human neuroblastoma and glioblastoma cells||
Project: Understanding Top1 biology in the treatment of malignant brain tumours
|This studentship has been funded in memory of Taite Boomer.||This studentship has been funded by a gift in memory of Ron Hobbs.||This studentship has been funded by a gift from Diane Cameron and Nexen Energy ULC in Memory of Edward Zdanowicz.||This studentship was funded in memory of Val Hobbs.||
This studentship has been funded by gifts from our donors.
|Shriya Deshmukh||Samer Jasser||Nadia Khan||Thusyanth Vijaykumar|
|Project: Novel clinical applications of THOR methylation in cancer||Project: Role of Spy1 in Neurogenesis; Implications in the Development of High Grade Glioma||Project: Vision-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Pituitary Tumours||Project: Sox2 marks the treatment-refractory population on Shh-dependent medulloblastoma stem cells|
|Generously funded by Rene Cayouette, Toronto ON||Generously funded by Diane Cameron and Nexen Energy, Calgary AB, in Memory of Edward Zdanowicz||Generously funded by Nexen Marketing, Calgary AB in memory of Joan Horte & Dave Herbert||Generously funded in memory of Taite Boomer|
|Santo Spencer Briguglio||Branavan Manoranjan||Robyn Leah McClelland||Julie Poitras||Rajas Tipnis|
|This studentship was funded in memory of Erin Michelle Leis.||This studentship was funded through the generosity of the Cayouette family||This studentship was partially funded by the Canadian Society for Life Science Research||This studentship was funded in memory of James Vreugdenhil through the generosity of his family, friends, and The Ultragiving Foundation||
This studentship was funded in memory of Taite Boomer.
This program offers $10,000 research opportunities first-year medical students and first, second or third-year undergraduate science students pursuing a four-year Bachelor of Science degree. Research studentships offer funding for two summers of research work. All research studentships are funded thanks to the generosity of donors.
Help build Canada's brain tumour research community by funding a Brain Tumour Research Fellowship. Contact us at 1-800-265-5106, ext. 227 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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1-800-265-5106 ext. 240
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