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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.
|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 has been funded in memory of Erin Michelle Leis.||This studentship has been funded through the generosity of the Cayouette family||This studentship has been 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 has been 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. Read more about the studentship opportunity including the guidelines and the Frequently Asked Questions.
Research and Education Specialist
1-800-265-5106 ext. 240
In Dr. Porter’s lab, Spencer worked on a medulloblastoma project, looking into ways to stop the brain cancer cells from dividing and spreading to other parts of the body. By developing a model to test drug treatments on different cell lines in order to gain a better understanding of how the cells react, Spencer says it could lead to a way to improve the lives of children affected by medulloblastoma – one of the most aggressive pediatric brain cancers.Learn more
Bringing hope to children and families in the brain tumour community is important to Mya and Brooke. It’s been a tough couple of years...Learn more