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Dr. Etienne Mahe

Dr. Etienne Mahe appointed as new Co-Director of the Cancer Translational Research Core

April 30, 2024

As Co-Director of the Cancer Translational Research Core at the Arthur Child Comprehensive Cancer Centre (AC-TRC), Dr. Mahe will collaborate with local and provincial pathology leaders to align the AC-TRC with broader healthcare objectives.


Riddell Centre for Cancer Immunotherapy

Announcing the Riddell Centre for Cancer Immunotherapy

December 1, 2023

Enabled by a transformative $25 million donation by the Riddell Family, the Centre will be physically housed within the Arthur J.E. Child Cancer Centre, the Alberta Children's Hospital, and the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.


CIHR Grants 2023

Charbonneau Investigators Recognized by CIHR

Congratulations to our investigators who championed and contributed to successful CIHR 2023 Project Grants.


CIHR 2022

Congratulations to our investigators who championed and contributed to successful Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Grants in Fall 2022

From improving cancer outcomes to providing data driven solutions for the best possible life after cancer, read more about these new projects underway and the impact they will have.


The Arthur Child

Transforming Cancer Research in Calgary

The University of Calgary is set to ignite a revolution in cancer research with the opening of the new Calgary Cancer Centre in 2024.


Dr. Oliver Bathe

Dr. Oliver Bathe named Wayne Foo Professor in Surgical Oncology

Congratulations to Dr. Oliver Bathe who was appointed the Wayne Foo Professor in Surgical Oncology! Supported by a generous gift from the Wayne Foo Family Foundation through the Alberta Cancer Foundation


Aru Narendran

The power of research!

Dr. Aru Narendran and his team are making strides in cancer treatment options for some of the most vulnerable. Read more about the work being done in Calgary to discover new childhood cancer treatments.


Dr. Khara Sauro

Dr. Khara Sauro receives funding from the Canadian Cancer Society

"The impact of cancer is far reaching, which is extremely true for patients with head and neck cancer. While head and neck cancers are less common, the treatment for these cancers is some of the most intensive and patients are often left with lifelong changes. There is much to learn on how we can optimize care for these patients to improve their health and quality of life”


New Grant Awarded to Dr. Khara Sauro and her Team

New Grant Awarded to Dr. Khara Sauro and her Team

Our study aims to improve how patients with cancer moves through the healthcare system from diagnosis to treatment to survivorship or end-of-life care. 


2021 Charbonneau Annual Report

2021 Annual Report on Cancer Research

We are pleased to share the 2021 Annual Report on Cancer Research in Calgary and Southern Alberta, a joint report by the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Cancer Research & Analytics, and the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute.


Dr. Karl Riabowol

Congratulations to Dr. Karl Riabowol on his new grant!

Dr. Karl Riabowol receives Tri-Council funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to study cell aging


Dr. Paola Neri

Dr. Paola Neri receives the Ken Anderson Young Investigator Award

Dr. Paola Neri was selected by the International Myeloma Society as the recipient of this year's Ken Anderson Young Investigator Award for her work in multiple myeloma.

 


CIHR recipients

CIHR Grants awarded to Charbonneau Members

Congratulations to Charbonneau investigators and their research teams whose projects were successful in CIHR’s Spring 2021 Project Grants!

 


Dave Schriemer

Drs. Dave Schriemer and Susan Lees-Miller Receive Funding!

Dr. Dave Schriemer in collaboration with Dr. Susan Lees-Miller will use integrative methods in structural biology to determine how two major pathways for repairing DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) converge on a master end-sensing synapse.


Dr. Ki-Young Lee and his Team Receive Funding!

Congratulations to Ki-Young Lee on his funding success!

Dr. Ki-Young Lee and his Team are the Recipients of Grant Funding from the Recently Announced Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fall 2020 Competition.


Jennifer Cobb

Cobb Lab Receives Funding to Study DNA Damage and Repair!

Dr. Jennifer Cobb and Her Team were awarded two Grants from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) from the Recently Announced Fall 2020 Project Grant Competition.


Congratulations to Karen Kopciuk and her colleagues on their CIHR success!

Congratulations to Karen Kopciuk and her colleagues on their CIHR success!

Dr. Karen Kopciuk and colleagues Dr. Huiming Yang, Dr. Angeline Letendre, and Ms. Reagan Bartel will study how: Nishtohtamihk li kaansyr (Understanding Cancer): Cancer Screening, Outcomes and Experiences among Métis People in Alberta


13 CIHR Grants awarded to Charbonneau Members!

13 CIHR Grants awarded to Charbonneau Members!

Congratulations to our investigators and their research teams whose projects were successful in CIHR’s Fall 2020 Project Grant, COVID-19 Grant, and SPARK Grant Competitions.

 


The Charbonneau Cancer Institute Welcomes Dr. Pierre Billon!

The Charbonneau Cancer Institute Welcomes Dr. Pierre Billon!

The Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute welcomes Dr. Pierre Billon, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Member of the Robson DNA Science Centre.


Message from Dr. Jennifer Chan

Message from Dr. Jennifer Chan

Scientific Director of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute