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Patient Story

In January 2014, Michael Brady was diagnosed with an aggressive type of Myeloproliferative Neoplasm (MPN) called myelofibrosis. Michael, then 41, was told his life expectancy was two to four years. He looked to Dr. Gupta to help save his life. 


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Cancer Care

The power of great people has helped us accomplish a number of milestones at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at University Network and The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. We are all in this together. We are Team #ConquerCancer.

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Your Dollars at Work:
The brAIn Project

Dr. Phedias Diamandis’ quest for precision led him to explore the benefits of artificial intelligence (commonly known as AI) in pathology. “When I was training, the technology of scanning glass slides into digital images was in its infancy,” he explains.

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The brAIn Project: Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in Pathology

Your Dollars at Work:
The Promise of CAR T-cell Therapy

There has been a lot of buzz in the scientific community about CAR T-cell being a promising new form of immunotherapy that could revolutionize the way certain types of cancers are treated.

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Our Chairs

A Chair is the highest honour in academic life, prestigious for Chairholder and donor alike. Our Chairholders are recognized internationally for superior academic achievement, experience and success in teaching and research.

  • Chairs and Chairholders
    • AMGEN Chair in Cancer Research —Dr. Robert Rottapel
    • Bartley-Smith Wharton Chair in Radiation Oncology —Dr. Brian O'Sullivan
    • Daniel E. Bergsagel Chair in Medical Oncology —Dr. Amit Oza
    • Molly and David Bloom Chair in Multiple Myeloma Research—Dr. Donna Reece
    • BMO Financial Group Chair in Precision Genomics —Dr. Lillian Siu
    • Alan B. Brown Chair in Molecular Genomics —Dr. Geoffrey Liu
    • Ronald N. Buick Chair in Oncology Research —Dr. Christopher J. Paige
    • Butterfield/Drew Chair in Cancer Survivorship Research —Dr. Jennifer Jones
    • M. Qasim Choksi Chair in Lung Cancer Translational Research —Dr. Ming Tsao
    • Richard H. Clark Chair in Cancer Medicine —Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz
    • J. Douglas Crashley Chair in Gynecologic Cancer Research —Dr. Sarah Ferguson
    • Dr. Mariano Antonio Elia Chair in Head and Neck Cancer Research —Dr. Fei-Fei Liu
    • Anna-Liisa Farquharson Chair in Kidney Cancer Research —Dr. Antonio Finelli
    • Orey and Mary Fidani Family Chair in Radiation Physics —To be appointed
    • Gattuso Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology —Dr. David McCready
    • Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Radiation Medicine Research —To be appointed
    • JCB Grant Chair in Oncologic Pathology —To be appointed
    • Gullane Family/O’Neil Family Chair in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery —Dr. Ralph Gilbert
    • K. Y. Ho Chair in Prostate Cancer Research —To be appointed
    • Kirchmann Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology Research —Dr. Warren Mason
    • Lee K. and Margaret Lau Chair in Breast Cancer Research —To be appointed
    • Harold and Shirley Lederman Chair in Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care —Dr. Gary Rodin
    • Wilfred G. Lewitt Chair in Pancreatic Cancer Research —Dr. Jennifer Knox
    • The Love Chair in Prostate Cancer Prevention Research —Dr. Neil Fleshner
    • The Addie MacNaughton Chair in Thoracic Radiation Oncology —Dr. Andrea Bezjak
    • Philip S. Orsino Chair in Leukemia Research —Dr. Mark D. Minden
    • OSI Pharmaceuticals Foundation Chair in Cancer New Drug Development —Dr. Natasha Leighl
    • RBC Chair in Nursing Oncology, Research and Education —Dr. Doris Howell
    • Kevin and Sandra Sullivan Chair in Surgical Oncology —Dr. Jonathan Irish
    • Joey and Toby Tanenbaum/Brazilian Ball Chair in Prostate Cancer Research —Dr. Gang Zheng
    • Weekend to End Breast Cancer Chair in Breast Cancer Research —Dr. Tak W. Mak
    • Westaway Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research —To be appointed
    • The Robert E. Wharton Chair in Head and Neck Surgery —Dr. Patrick Gullane
    • The Robert E. Wharton Chair in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery —Dr. Stefan Hofer
  • Joint Chairs at University Health Network and Chairholder
    • Gloria and Seymour Epstein Chair in Cell Therapy and Transplantation —To be appointed
    • The Alan and Susan Hudson Chair in Neuro-Oncology —Dr. Fred Gentili
    • Pearson/Ginsberg Chair in Thoracic Surgical Oncology —Dr. Shaf Keshavjee
    • Scotiabank Research Chair —Dr. David Brooks
    • Fleck/Tanenbaum Chair in Prostatic Diseases —To be appointed
    • Scott Taylor Chair in Lung Cancer Research—Dr. Frances A. Shepherd
    • J. Gerald Scott/David G. Whitmore Chair in Hematology and Gene Therapy Research —To be appointed