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Oncology Research and Education Day

Oncology Research & Education Day 2018

Thank you for attending Oncology Research and Education Day!


We hope you enjoyed the event on Friday, June 8th at the Best Western in London, Ontario.Over 350 attendees participated in and attended this year’s R&E Day!
If you require a Certificate of Attendance, send an email request to Luciana.brown@lhsc.on.ca

 
SAVE THE DATE
Friday June 14, 2019!

 Here are a few of the highlights from 2018:

  • Opening remarks by special guests, including Mr. Kirk Baines who presented the London Health Sciences Foundation Campaign Celebration video of its achievements.
  • Special presentation by Dr. Alison Allan in honour of Dr. Ann Chambers on the momentous occasion of her retirement. Dr. Chambers was awarded her Professor Emeritus certificate from Western University and the Department of Oncology Lifetime Achievement Award, which were accepted on her behalf by her son Mr. Ben Shirley.
  • 8 informative and engaging oral presentations of the substantial research taking place in our laboratories.
  • An outstanding keynote lecture by Dr. Suresh Senan on, “Oligometastatic disease, the immune system and image-guided radiotherapy - A new paradigm in personalized medicine.
  • Innovative research poster sessions, with over 75 abstracts submitted and presented including posters from senior high school students in the PEL academic co-operative education program.
  • Facilitated networking sessions over lunch.
  • Social media engagement using the hashtags #ONCRESEARCHDAY and #LndOntOncology
  • An afternoon award ceremony with hot appetizers and cocktails to celebrate the day and our award winners.

 Congratulations to the following award winners …

2 Oroal Presentation Award Winners:  

Aren Marshall, Lawrence Yip

2 Oral Presentation Runner Ups:   

Dr. Rohann Correa, Dr. Adrian Buensuceso

 4 Morning Poster Award Winners:    

Nivin Nystrom, Dr. Bipradeb Singha, Salma Dammak, Piru Perampalam

 4 Afternoon Poster Award Winners:   

Steven Gameiro, Malica Krstic, Qin (Daisy) Sun, Seung Joon Kim

 Department of Oncology’s Excellence in Academic and Teaching Awards (5):

Division of Surgical Oncology:Dr. Muriel Brackstone
Division of Radiation Oncology: Dr. David Palma
Division of Medical Oncology: Dr. Phillip Blanchette
Division of Experimental Oncology: Dr. Joseph Torchia
Division of Windsor Oncology: Dr. Khalid Hirmiz

Denise Power Cancer Research Staff Award: David Goodale

 Check links below for more...

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 PHOTOS FROM THE DAY!


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 TWEETS FROM THE DAY!
#ONCRESEARCHDAY | #LNDONTONCOLOGY

  

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We would really appreciate any feedback, ideas or suggestions to continually improve our program!

 

 

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A SINCERE THANK YOU TO OUR INDUSTRY SPONSORS!

INTEGRATED. INNOVATIVE. IMPACTFUL.
#LndOntOncology

This event was supported in part by educational grants from the following:

 

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Oncology, the Centre for Translational Cancer Research (CTCR) and Strategic Training Program in Cancer Research & Technology Transfer (CaRTT) present…

The 15th Annual Oncology Research and Education Day

Friday, June 8, 2018
Best Western Lamplighter Inn, London, Ontario

OncologyCTCR and CaRTT are excited to invite colleagues to showcase and present their cancer research on Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn in London, Ontario.

Oncology Research and Education Day brings together hundreds of trainees, scientists, clinicians and staff working in cancer care and research from across London Health Sciences Centre, London Regional Cancer Program, Robarts Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University, Windsor Regional Cancer Program, Cancer Research Labs, the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and much more!

This event enables and encourages multi-disciplinary team-based communication and collaboration and provides a strong foundation for research and academic advancement.

 

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Suresh Senan

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Senan is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Heine H. Hansen Award which acknowledges a lunch cancer investigator who has made a special contribution to lung cancer research and education on an international basis.

"Suresh Senan is Professor of clinical experimental radiotherapy at the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, and vice-chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology.  His research group has been active in 4-dimensional imaging for radiotherapy planning, guideline development for image-guided radiotherapy, implementation of volumetric modulated arc therapy, clinical trials of radiotherapy combined with new agents, and comparative effectiveness research." http://jtd.amegroups.com/user/view/980 

 

Abstract Submissions open March 26, 2018

Conference Registration opens April 6, 2018

AWARDS

Awards are available to be won in the following categories:

Best Oral Presentations (2)

Best Poster Presentations (2)

Department of Oncology Excellence in Academic and Teaching Awards (5)

 

Nominees from the five areas exemplify outstanding contributions to teaching trainees, colleagues and staff.  Their contributions should demonstrate excellent or innovative teaching that has a lasting impact.  Submit your nomination letter for the Academic and Teaching Awards to the respective Division Leader for consideration by no later than Friday May 25, 2018.

Denise Power Cancer Research Staff Award of Excellence (1)


Nominees exemplify the truly dynamic, hardworking individuals working in Cancer Research, contributing to both their own research group and the greater CRLP/LRCP work environment.

Please send all nomination letters to Luciana Brown by no later than Friday, May 25, 2018.

 

2017 R&E Day, Crystal Ballroom, Best Western Lamplighter Inn

2017 R&E Day, Crystal Ballroom

Conference Co-Chairs:

Dr. Alex Louie

Dr. Stewart Gaede

 

Conference Coordinator:

Luciana Brown

 

INTEGRATED.INNOVATIVE.IMPACTFUL

#LndOntOncology