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Hitting the Bullseye on Cancer Stem Cells

Hitting the Bullseye on Cancer Stem Cells

A team of researchers led by Dr. Mick Bhatia has identified a unique feature of cancer stem cells that can be exploited to kill the deadly cells thought to be the reason that cancer comes back after therapy. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Thursday, June 22, 2017


Graduating on a High Note

Graduating on a High Note

As a doctoral candidate preparing to defend his thesis, Stefan Rentas sees his publication in Nature as an “exclamation point” on his time in Dr. Kristin Hope’s group. [...]

Stefan Rentas

Stefan Rentas | Friday, August 12, 2016

OCRiT's Impact

OCRiT's Impact

At the conclusion of the five-year Ontario Consortium for Regeneration inducing Therapeutics (OCRiT) project, we reflect on the outcomes. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Friday, August 12, 2016

Putting Ontario's Game-Changing Research at your Fingertips

Putting Ontario's Game-Changing Research at your Fingertips

Look for our "Treating Pain" card in the 2016 deck of Game-Changing Research trading cards. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Monday, July 18, 2016

Improving Stem Cell Transplants: There's Hope

Improving Stem Cell Transplants: There's Hope

The Hope group has found a new way to exact an unprecedented amount of control on the development of important blood stem cells. Basically, they have a found a new way to make more cord blood stem cells in a dish. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Wednesday, April 27, 2016

At Bench and Bedside

At Bench and Bedside

Following her appearance on CBC's The Current, we sat down with Dr. Singh to learn more about the interplay of her roles as both surgeon and scientist. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Thursday, February 4, 2016

Serendipity in Science

Serendipity in Science

Following the Bhatia lab's January 2016 publication in Cancer Cell, we caught up with the study's first author Dr. Borhane Guezguez to hear about his experience at the SCC-RI. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Friday, January 15, 2016

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