The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation | UHN

About the Foundation
 
Every year, The Princess Margaret hosts a conference for scientists and clinician-scientists. 
It allows the cancer experts to showcase their work, discuss ideas and identify opportunities for possible partnerships.
Now in its 8th year, this unique gathering in Muskoka has led to some exciting, new collaborations.
 
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Dr. Scott Bratman

Scientist (Radiation Oncology)

“When I was at Stanford doing my training, I found circulating DNA for lung cancer patients and I knew that this was going to be my career.”

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DR. NEESHA DHANI

DR. NEESHA DHANI

Medical Oncologist (Pancreas)

It's extremely humbling to see patients who agree to go on clinical trials… saying I hope this helps someone else."

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DR. PHEDIAS DIAMANDIS

DR. PHEDIAS DIAMANDIS

Neuropathologist (Brain)

“That blend of trying to help people and trying to solve real practical problems is what gets me up in the morning.”

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Dr. Steven Gallinger

Dr. Steven Gallinger

Surgical Oncologist (Gastrointestinal)

“I think it’s corny but people should just do what they’re passionate about, everything else falls    
in place.”


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DR. HANSEN HE

DR. HANSEN HE

Scientist (Prostate/GU)

“Medical science is important and critical to everybody’s life.”

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DR. ANNE KOCH

DR. ANNE KOCH

Radiation Oncologist (Breast)

“I think the motivation is really wanting to do better for your patient population and I think that’s the major driving force for me.”

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DR. MATHIEU LUPIEN

DR. MATHIEU LUPIEN

Senior Scientist (Epigenetics)

“‘Le merveilleux la source de l'imaginaire,’ so astonishment is the source of the imagination and that’s exactly what I have the chance to live on a daily basis.”

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DR. MADELINE LI

DR. MADELINE LI

Psychiatrist (MAID)

“I found I was always most drawn to the patient experience, rather than treating the cancer itself. I really wanted to stick around for the family meetings.”

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Living Biobank Team

DR. NIKOLINARADULOVICH

DR. NIKOLINA RADULOVICH

Scientific Manager

“I would like to see that eventually we use this to test patient response to different treatments and hopefully accelerate personalized medicine.”


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DR. NHU-AN PHAM

DR. NHU-AN PHAM

Scientific Manager

“There’s always new ways to look at challenges and we’re always finding new answers to help solve the problem of care and cancer.”


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Dr. David Hedley

Dr. David Hedley

Senior Scientist (Pancreas)

“I’m passionate about it. I don’t do it for the money, I don’t do it for its fame or glory, I just want to contribute, and it gives me satisfaction.”


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