The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), CQDM, the Cole Foundation and Oncopole – pôle cancer du FRQS announced, grants of $ 8,485,132 to finance four research projects in Quebec, as part of the Pediatric Cancer Research Initiative in November 2022. This funding, which will take place over three years, is part of a unique partnership created to support pediatric cancer research, which has mobilized many donors, stakeholders and companies based in Quebec.
THE FOUR GRANT RECIPIENTS TO SUPPORT PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH IN QUEBEC ARE
Dr Étienne Caron and Dr Sonia Cellot, with the participation of Dr Isabelle Sirois, CHU Sainte-Justine, in collaboration with Université Laval, Neomabs Biotechnologies and Immune Biosolutions
Developing new immunotherapy treatments for people with acute pediatric leukemia
Dr Elie Haddad, CHU Sainte-Justine, in collaboration with Immugenia
Developing a new way to use Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CAR) to treat acute pediatric lymphoblastic leukemia and rhabdomyosarcoma
Dr Richard Marcotte, National Research Council of Canada (NRC), in collaboration with CHU-Sainte-Justine and Jenthera Therapeutics
Developing a new therapeutic target to improve treatment outcomes for children living with leukemia
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