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MeEting the

cancer challenge

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The Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute is a community of researchers and educators dedicated to achieving a cancer-free future. Charbonneau is meeting the cancer challenge through discovery and innovation in basic and applied research. The Institute brings together scientists and physicians to integrate research and care across disciplines – from understanding and preventing cancer, to transforming its detection and treatment, to improving life with and after cancer. Our members include researchers at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine and Teaching Hospitals. Learn more about how we are moving forward.


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Enzymes from carnivorous plant could help people digest gluten

Charbonneau member and researcher Dr. David Schriemer has been investigating the enzymes of a species of tropical pitcher plant which show promise in assisting the human digestion of gluten linked to celiac disease.

September 22, 2016

The work of Dr. Arjumand Wani, Postdoctoral Fellow working in the laboratory of Dr. Susan Lees-Miller has revealed the potential of targeting the hyperactive PI3K pathway that deregulates cell growth, to overcome the chemo-resistance displayed by cervical cancer patients.

August 17, 2016

With patient input, Charbonneau member, Shane Sinclair develops a tool to benchmark delivery of compassionate care

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