Award Winners 2009

Best Abstract and Oral Presentation

#1 – Josie Ursini-Siegel, Ph.D.
“Tumor cell autonomous SchA is a paracrine integrator of the adaptive immune response during breast cancer progression”
PI: William J. Muller
Location:  Goodman Cancer Centre, McGill University
#2 – John Ebos
“Accelerated metastasis after short-term treatment with potent inhibitor of tumor angiogenesis”
PI: Robert S. Kerbel
Location: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto
#3 – François Pepin
“Gene expression profiling breast cancer microvasculature identifies subtypes linked to vessel maturity and disease outcome”
PI:  Michael Hallett
Location:  McGill Centre for Bioinformatics, McGill University

Best Poster Presentation

#1 – April A.N. Rose (Poster #21)
“GPNMB is a novel pro-angiogenic factor and therapeutic target in breast cancer”
PI:  Peter M. Siegel
Location:  Goodman Cancer Centre, McGill University
#2 – Khalid Al-Nedawi (Poster #2)
“Oncogenic receptor exchange via microvesicles – a possible role of microvesicles in tumor progression, angiogenesis as a biomarker”
PI: Janusz Rak
Location:  Montreal Children’s Hospital Research Institute, McGill University
#2 – Jill J. Ranger (Poster #44)
“Identification of a stat3-dependent transcription regulatory network involved in metastatic progression”
PI: William J. Muller
Location:  Goodman Cancer Centre, McGill University
#3 – David Labbé (Poster #33)
“C-MET activation in medulloblastoma induces tissue factor expression and activity:  effect on cell migration:
PI: Richard Béliveau
Location: Laboratoire de médecin moléculaire, Université du Québec à Montréal

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