Cancer Care Ontario Announces First Research Chairs
Cancer Care Ontario announced the 2008 recipients of the Cancer Care Ontario Research Chairs, a program that will further strengthen Ontario’s cancer research capacity.
The program, launched in February, is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and aims to attract leading new scientists to Ontario and support outstanding scientists already working in the province. The seven Cancer Care Ontario Research Chairs are:
Cancer Imaging Dr. Kristy Brock, Princess Margaret Hospital Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute *
Patterns of Care Dr. Christopher Booth, Queen’s University Dr. David Hodgson, Princess Margaret Hospital McMaster University *
Population Studies Dr. Rayjean Hung, Mount Sinai Hospital Dr. Scott Leatherdale, Cancer Care Ontario
* Awarded a license to recruit a particular type of scientist into the Research Chair position.