Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Presentations are held every Tuesday from September to June from 12pm - 1 pm at the London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP) at Victoria Hospital. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the academic year with start with the hosting of Grand Rounds virtually and until such times as it is safe to host these meetings in person again. Please see below for the comprehensive list of presentations.

September 2021 to June 2022

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Tues, Sept 14, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

 

Cancelled 

 

Tues, Sept 21, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Uday Deotare, MBBS, MD. Assistant Professor, Departments of Hematology, and Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Scholar, The Centre for Quality, Innovation and Safety. Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute. Hematologist, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre. Assistant Director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. 

"Deciphering the Molecular Code in Myeloid Malignancies" 

Hosted by Dr. Alejandro Lazo-Langner, Hematology  

Poster

 

 

Tues, Sept 28, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Stephen Welch, MD. FRCPC. Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Chair, Division of Medical Oncology, London Regional Cancer Centre. Medical Oncologist, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre. Medical Director, Baines Clinical Cancer Research Unit. Director, Baker Centre for Pancreatic Cancer. Clinical Lead, Verspeeten Clinical Genome Centre. 

"Precision Medicine and Tumour Molecular Profiling: Are We Ready for Prime Time...Yet?"

Hosted by Dr. Stephen Welch, Medical Oncology

Poster

 

Tues, Oct 5, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Derek Cool. Assistant Professor, Division of Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, and Oncology. Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute. 

"Percutaneous Tumour Ablation: Discussion of the Technologies and Expanding Indications within Interventional Oncology".

Hosted by Dr. Robert Dinniwell, Radiation Oncology

Poster 

 

Tues, Oct 12, 2021

Cancelled - 1st day after Thanksgiving

Tues, Oct 19, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Peter Siegel, PhD. Professor, Department of Medicine. Full Member, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre. Associate Member, Department of Biochemistry, Anatomy & Cell Biology and Oncology, McGill University.

"Deciphering Mechanisms that Drive the Invasive Growth of Brain Metastases".

Hosted by Dr. Joe Mymryk, PhD - Experimental Oncology

 

 Poster

 

Tues, Oct 26, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Scott Ernst, MD. FRCPC. Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Medical Oncologist, London Regional Cancer Centre, London Health Sciences Centre. Executive Member, NCIC CTG Melanoma Group. Director, Canadian Melanoma Research Network. 

"Revolution in treatment of Advanced Cutaneous Malignancies: It began with Melanoma".

Hosted by Dr. Stephen Welch, Medical Oncology

Poster

 

 

 

Tues, Nov 2, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Ziah Solh, MD. MSc. FRCPC. DRCPSC.  Assistant Professor, Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Division Head, Transfusion Medicine, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Hematologist, Adult Red Blood Cell Disorder Clinic, Department of Medicine, LHSC & St. Joseph's Health Care London. Associate Scientist, Lawson Research Health Institute. PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Investigator. 

"Transfusion Blood in the Oncology Patient".

Hosted by Dr. Kang HowsonJan, Hematology Oncology 

Poster

 

Tues, Nov 9, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. David Palma, MD. PhD. FRCPC. Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Radiation Oncologist, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre. OICR, Clinician Scientist.  Chair, Canadian Pulmonary Radiotherapy Investigators. Author, "Taking Charge of Cancer: What You Need to Know to Get the Best Treatment".

"Treatment of Oligometastases: New Evidence and New Horizons".

Hosted by Dr. Robert Dinniwell, Radiation Oncology

 

Poster

 

Tues, Nov 16, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

Windsor: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Rasna Gupta, ABIM-Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Windsor General Hospital. Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Windsor Division. 

"Parallel Pandemics: Physician Burnout and Covid 19".

Hosted by Dr. Caroline Hamm, Windsor Division of Medical Oncology

 

Poster 

 

Tues, Nov 23, 2021

LRCP: Via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Paul Lambert, PhD. is a Howard M. Temin Professor of Oncology. Roswell K. Boutwell Professor of Oncology, Director of McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research Chair/Chair of Oncology. University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI.

"Role of papillomaviruses in human cancers and their evasion of host immune responses".

Hosted by Dr. Joe Mymryk, PhD. - Experimental Oncology

 

Tues, Nov 30, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Karl Otto, Director of Medical Physics, Limbus AI, Adjust Professor, University of British Columbia. 

"Experiences in RT Entrepreneurship with a Side Order of AI Contouring".

Hosted by Stewart Gaede, PhD. - Department of Physics

 

 Poster

 

 

Tues, Dec 7, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12 - 1 p.m.

Nancy Lawrence, is the Manager, Just Culture, Wellness and Staff Support, London Health Sciences Centre. 

"Understanding and Addressing Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burn Out". 

Hosted by Dr. Veera Panuganty, LRCP's Wellness & Resiliency Task Force

 

Poster 

 

 

 

Tues, Dec 14, 2021

LRCP: via Webex

12-1 p.m.

Elizabeth Hyunh, PhD. DABR. Medical Physicist, London Regional Cancer Centre, London Health Sciences Centre

"Clinical Implementation of MR-guided Online Adaptive Radiation Therapy".

Hosted by Stewart Gaede, PhD. - Department of Physics

 Poster

 

Tues, Dec 21, Dec 28, 2021 and Jan 4, 2022 Grand Rounds Cancelled due to Christmas Holidays

Tues, Jan 11, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

John Lewis, PhD. Frank and Carla Sojonky Chair in Prostate Cancer Research. Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta. 

"From concept to clinic: making an impact on the management of prostate cancer".

Hosted by Joe Mymryk, PhD. - Experimental Oncology 

Poster

 

 

Tues, Jan 18, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

Nabigah Alzawawi, MD. FRCSC. Fellow, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. London Health Sciences Centre.

"Fertility Preservation for Medical Reasons".

Hosted by Dr. Anita Singh - Supportive and Palliative Care

 

Poster

 

 

Tues: Jan 25, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Michael Sanatani, Associate Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Medical Oncologist, London Regiona Cancer Program. London Health Sciences Centre. 

"Is Paternalism really passé? Examining what we bring to the table in 'shared' decision-making".

Hosted by Dr. Stephen Welch, Medical Oncology 

Poster

 

Tues, Feb 1, 2022

Cancelled due to Annual Immuno-Oncology Symposium

Tues, Feb 8, 2022

LRCP:

12 -1 p.m.

Dr. Jillian Tsai, MD. PhD. Director, Metastatic Disease Radiation Oncology Research, Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 

Hosted by Dr. Robert Dinniwell, Radiation Oncology

 

Poster 

 

Tues, Feb 15, 2022 Grand Rounds Cancelled due to Family Day

Tues, Feb 22, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

Vanessa Dumeaux, PharmD, PhD. Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University. Michael Hallett, PhD. Western Research Chair, Bioformatics, Department of Biochemistry, Western University. 

"Approaches to predictive breast cancer biomarker panels that integrate the tumor microenvironment and the patient systemic response".

Hosted by Joe Mymryk, PhD. - Experimental Oncology

Poster

 

 

Tues, Mar 1, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Maria MacDonald. MD. FRCPC. Neuro-Oncologist, Medical Director of Neuro-Oncology and CNS DST Chair, London Regional Cancer Program. Director, Adult Neuro-Oncology Neurofibromatosis Clinic in Collaboration with the Paediatric NF Clinic. Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. 

"Belzutifan, Selective Inhibitor of HIF-2alpha; Targeted Therapy for Renal Cell Carcinoma and other tumors in von Hippel Lindau Disease. 

Hosted by Dr. Stephen Welch, Medical Oncology 

Poster

 

  

Tues, Mar 8, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Michelle Oblak, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVS, ACVS Fellow of Surgical Oncology. Veterinary Surgical Oncologist and Associate Professor, Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery, Department of Clinical Studies, OVC. Animal Health Partners Research Chair, Veterinary Medical Innovation.

Jim Petrik, PhD. Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph. Adjunct Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.

"From Kennel to Cure: Novel Perspectives on Cancer Therapy Development".

Hosted by Dr. Joe Mymryk

Poster

 

 

Tues, Mar 15, 2022

Grand Rounds Cancelled due to March Break 

Tues, Mar 22, 2022

LRCP:

Windsor:

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Ming Pan, MD. FRCPC. Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, SSMD, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Assistant Professor, Departments of Physics, and Biomedical Sciences, University of Windsor. Core Principal Researcher, WE-SPARK Health Institute and Windsor Cancer Research Group.

"Time to join innovative radiation oncology research by developing the first BNCT centre in Canada?"

Hosted by Dr. Caroline Hamm, Windsor Division of Medical Oncology

Poster

 

 

 

Tues, Mar 29, 2021

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Daniel Golden, MD. MHPE. Associate Professor, Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago. Radiation Oncologist, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Centers. 

"Moving Oncology Education Forward Using Multiple Conceptual Frameworks".

Hosted by Dr. Tim Nguyen, Radiation Oncology

Poster:

 

 

 

Tues, Apr 5, 2021

LRCP:

12 - 1p.m.

John Ronald, PhD. Associate Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Imaging Scientist, Robarts Research Institute. Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute. 

"Molecular Imaging Tools for Monitoring Cell-Based Cancer Immunotherapies".

Hosted by Joe Mymryk PhD, Experimental Oncology

Poster:

 

Tues, Apr 12, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

Caroline Schild-Poulter, PhD. Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Western University. Scientist, Robarts Research Institute. 

"Role of the CTLH complex, a novel E3 ubiquitin ligase complex, in cancer development".

Hosted by Dr. Joe Mymryk, Experimental Oncology

Poster:

 

 

Tues, Apr 19, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

 

Grand Rounds cancelled due to Easter Holiday

 

 

 

Tues, Apr 26, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

John Patrick PhD. Medical Physicist, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre. 

"An Introduction: Past, Present, and Future Interest".

Hosted by Dr. Stewart Gaede, Department of Physics

Poster

 

 

Tues, May 3, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Mamta Gautam, MD. MBA. FRCPC. CPDC. CPE. Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa. CEO - PEAK MD, Inc. 

"Quit Multiplying By Zero: Wellness as a Shared Responsibility".

Hosted by Dr. Veera Panuganty, LRCP Wellness & Resiliency Task Force

Poster

 

Tues, May 10, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Ricardo Fernandes. MD. FRCPC. Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Medical Oncologist & Medical Oncology Fellowship Program Director, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre. 

"A Multi-Centre Randomized Study Comparing Two Standard of Care Chemotherapy Regimens for Lower Risk HER2-Positive Breast Cancer".

Hosted by Dr. Stephen Welch, Medical Oncology 

 

Poster 

 

 

Tues, May 17, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Glenn Bauman. MD. FPRCPC. CCPE. Distinguished University Professor, Departments of Oncology, and Medical Biophysics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Radiation Oncologist, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre. Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute. 

"PET Projects"

Hosted by Dr. David D'Souza, Radiation Oncology

Poster

 

Tues, May 24, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Sebastiano Battaglia. PhD. Assistant Professor of Oncology, Department of Immunology, Division of Translational ImmunoOncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Consultant, Senior Data Scientist, Bridge Informatics, and Global Genomix Consulting. 

"Epigenetic regulation of immunotherapy in solid cancer".

Hosted by Dr. Joe Mymryk, Experimental Oncology 

Poster

 

Tues, May 31, 2022

LRCP:

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Seth Climans, MD. FRCPC. Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Neuro-Oncologist, London Regional Cancer Program, London Health Sciences Centre. 

"Effectiveness and safety of pneumocystic pneumonia prophylaxis for glioma patients receiving temozolomide chemoradiotherapy".

Hosted by Dr. Stephen Welch, Medical Oncology

 Poster

Webex Link: 1-416-915-6530

Meeting ID: 2311 371 6251 

Tues, June 7, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

 

Cancelled

 

Tues, June 14, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.


Dr. Jasna Deluce. Clinical Research Fellow in Genitourinary Cancers, Division of Medical Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. 

"Emerging biomarker-driven therapies in metastatic prostate cancer".


Hosted by Dr. Stephen Welch, Medical Oncology 

Poster 

Webex:

1-416-915-6530

Meeting ID:2318 039 3582

Tues, June 21, 2022

LRCP: 

12 - 1 p.m.

Dr. Fumiko Chino, MD. is an assistant attending in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Center. 

Hosted by Dr. Timothy Nguyen , Radiation Oncology 

 Poster

Webex Link: 1-416-915-6530

Meeting ID:2305 544 6744