Archived — New cancer stem cell dream team to fight brain cancer in children and adults

Toronto, Ontario
February 4, 2016

Group photo of stakeholders who attended the Government of Canada's announcement of $10 million in funding to the Stand Up To Cancer Canada Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team

Front row, left to right: Dr. Stephen Robbins, Scientific Director, Institute of Cancer Research, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Lisa Paulsen, President and CEO, Entertainment Industry Foundation; Dr. Lillian Sung, a senior scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children and professor at the University of Toronto; Dr. Samuel Weiss, co-leader of the Stand Up To Cancer Canada Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team (Calgary); and Buck Martinez, play-by-play announcer with Rogers Sportsnet.

Back row, left to right: Marc LePage, President and CEO, Genome Canada; Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Science; Dr. Peter Dirks, co-leader of the Stand Up To Cancer Canada Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team (Toronto); Dr. James Till, President, Cancer Stem Cell Consortium; the Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation; Dr. Alan Bernstein, Co-chair, Scientific Advisory Committee, Stand Up To Cancer Canada; and Robert Klein, board member of the Entertainment Industry Foundation and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

News Release: New Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team to Fight Brain Cancer in Children and Adults

Source: Chris Young, The Canadian Press

Date modified: