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University of Calgary research leads to brain cancer clinical trial

Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) and Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute (SACRI) have made a discovery that could prolong the life of people living with glioblastoma.


$10-million gift establishes DNA Science Centre

The newly created Robson DNA Science Centre was made possible by a $10-million gift from Dave Robson - through the Dave and Val Robson Fund at the Calgary Foundation - to the Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute (SACRI) at the Cumming School of Medicine.



Alex R. Cummings Trainee Travel Awards

Congratulations to the following trainees who were awarded travel awards in the February 2015 competition.
Ahmed Mostafa, Postdoctoral Fellow, Supervised by Dr. Don Morris and Cortt Piett, Graduate Student, Supervised by Dr. Susan Lees Miller. 

The next competition deadline is: May 1, 2015. More


Research in rare pediatric cancer

Study identifies potential new treatments for cancer that strikes only one or two Canadians each year.