Marathon of Hope – Québec consortium leadership and members share updates with the Network

On Thursday, April 25th, leadership and researchers from the Marathon of Hope - Québec consortium presented their work to Network members as part of the MOHCCN seminar series

This series, which is being held periodically throughout the year, features virtual talks from MOHCCN leadership, investigators and trainees from each region, providing a platform for MOHCCN members to share their ongoing work in precision oncology with the wider Network. 

The event was co-chaired by Natalie A-K, member of the MOHCCN Patient Working Group and Network Council, and Dr. Véronique LeBlanc, Network Program Manager and Scientific Writer. 

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Anne-Marie Mes-Masson, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS - Professor, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal; Associate Scientific Director, Basic and Translational Research, Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CR-CHUM); MOHCCN consortium lead (MOH-Q)

Morag Park, CQ, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS - Distinguished James McGill Professor, Departments of Oncology, Biochemistry, and Medicine, McGill University; Diane and Sal Guerrera Chair in Cancer Genetics; Director, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Institute, McGill University; MOHCCN consortium lead (MOH-Q)


Role of gut and intratumoral microbiota on response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in lung cancer and melanoma

Arielle Elkrief, MD, FRCPC - Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology-Oncology, Université de Montréal; Medical Director, CHUM Microbiome Centre; MOHCCN cohort lead

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Using unsupervised clustering of multiomic data to define molecular and transcriptional subtypes of rare pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours

Joan Miguel Romero, MSc - MD-PhD Candidate, Division of Experimental Medicine, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Institute and Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), McGill University

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