Research Studentships

The Brain Tumour Research Studentship program has been developed to accelerate brain tumour research and encourage new, young researchers to join the field.

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.

Current Research Students

Students investigaing brain tumours during the summers of 2014 and 2015:

brain tumour research studentship Shriya Deshmukh brain tumour research studentship samer jaser
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

Students investigaing brain tumours during the summers of 2013 and 2014:

Santo Spencer Briguglio Brain Tumour Student Researcher Branavan Manoranjan is a brain tumour student researcher Robyn Leah McClelland is a brain tumour student researcher Julie Poitras is a brain tumour student reseracher Rajas Tipnis has recieved a brain tumour research studentship
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.

 About the Studentships

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.

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 - See more at: http://www.braintumour.ca/183/fellowship-program#sthash.LRhxCZD7.dpuf
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 srelecom@braintumour.ca.

For more information about brain tumour research funding and programs, please contact:

Susan Ruypers
Research and Education Specialist
sruypers@braintumour.ca
1-800-265-5106 ext. 240


Thank you to all of the donors who were eager to help young researchers launch their careers in brain tumour research. You are helping to move the work forward to find better treatments and the causes of brain tumours.

 

 

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