27th Annual A. C. Burton Day

alfred jay award winners


Friday, May 4th, 2018

Auditorium A,  University Hospital

Keynote /Address: Communication is key: novel insights into brain tumors 

Featuring: Frank Winkler, MD, PhD 


Dr. Glenn Bauman welcomed guests and introduced the audience to a number of speakers, which included the granddaughter of A.C. Burton, Janet-Lynn Morrison, providing reflections on the memory of her grandfather; student speakers Donna Murrell (CAMPEP Resident) - “MRI surveillance of cancer cell fate after radiotherapy in a brain metastasis model” and Katie Parkins (PhD Candidate) -"Investigating the impact of a primary breast tumour on metastatic outgrowth with multimodality molecular imaging". 

This year's Guest Lecturer was Prof Dr med Frank Winkler, a professor of experimental neuro-oncology and an attending physician in the Department of Neurology at the University of Heidelberg and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany.

Dr Winkler earned his medical degree at Freiburg University. He completed a research fellowship at the Steele Lab at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. Later, he received his assistant professor degree from Ludwig-Maximilian University, and became full professor (W3) in Heidelberg in 2012.

The organizing committee, lead by Eugene Wong and John Ronald would also like to congratulate the two Alred Jay Award Winners: 

Alfred Jay Award for Translational Research to Tomi Nano.

Alfred Jay Award for Cellular Cardiovascular Research to Ashley Makela

Funding assistance was been provided by Research Western, SOGS, and SGPS