Our Funded Research

Researchers at medical institutes, universities and hospitals across Canada are diligently working on projects, funded by Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, that help bring hope to the 55,000 Canadians affected by a brain tumour.

This vital research is part of our vision to find the cause of and cure for brain tumours while improving the quality of life of those affected.

Please click on a year below to read all about the research projects funded by Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada:

Reports, journal articles and newspaper stories about the results of previously funded research can be found within each year's overview of funded research.

Shane Harding - 2019 Research Grant Recipient
Shane Harding, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, receives an award for the project: 

“Radiotherapy-induced brain toxicity: A mechanistic basis and therapeutic opportunity”.

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Raymond Reilly - 2019 Research Grant Recipient

Raymond Reilly, University of Toronto, receives an award for the project: 

“Radiation Nanomedicine for Intraoperative Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)”.

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Derek Tsang - 2019 Feature Research Grant RecipientFiona Schulte - 2019 Feature Grant Researcher
Derek Tsang and Fiona Schulte, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, receive an award for the project: 

“Prospective Quality-of-Life Study of Children Treated with Repeat Radiotherapy for Brain Tumours (QoL-ReRT)”

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Janet Ellis - 2019 Feature Grant Researcher

Janet Ellis, University of Toronto, receives an award for the project: 

“Evaluating the Impact of Dignity Therapy on Quality of Life in Patients with Brain Tumour: A Pilot Study”

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