Forum Opens Campus Doors to Cancer Collaboration

Cancer researcher Lisa Porter speaks with Gemma Grey-Hall, manager of resource development for the Windsor-Essex United Way, at a forum Tuesday on collaboration between academic researchers and clinical practitioners. Windsor-Essex is tremendously supportive of cancer research conducted locally, biology professor Lisa Porter told a public forum on the subject Tuesday. “Not every place has a […]

UWindsor researchers collaborate on new Global Cancer Research Office

UWindsor biology professor and WCRG Scientific Director Dr. Lisa Porter, WCRG Clinical Director and Medical Oncologist of Windsor Regional Hospital’s Cancer Program Dr. Caroline Hamm, and Caesars Windsor CEO Kevin Laforet at the launch of PASSPORTS: Bridging Research and Hope. The collaborative efforts of UWindsor researchers, local hospitals and community supporters reached another milestone Monday […]

U of W student wins funding to study cancer drug resistance

A University of Windsor student has landed a prestigious research grant to help solve the mystery of why some breast cancer patients don’t respond to chemotherapy. Rosa-Maria Ferraiuolo, who is pursuing a PhD in molecular biology, received a two-year $75,000 grant from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to further her research on the Spy1 protein […]

Fewer Brain Cancer Deaths Among Children Aim of Biology Researcher

Elizabeth Fidalgo da Silva is seen here in the biology lab where she conducts her research on a protein called tuberin. A biology researcher hopes her studies will result in fewer brain cancer related deaths among children. Elizabeth Fidalgo da Silva, a research associate and adjunct professor in Biological Sciences, is studying the role that a […]

Hope for cure, process of discovery motivates award-winning PhD student

Bre-Anne Fifield is the first student in Windsor to hold a Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Ontario Region Fellowship.  Bre-Anne Fifield hopes to be an academic researcher and professor some day. While the reward of scientific discovery is a motivating factor, it’s the hope of protecting her friends from such diseases as breast cancer that really […]

Scholarship donors recognized for generosity

Gail Rosenblum Scholarship creator Patti Dunlop with recipient, Martin Crozier, who is shedding light on the link between chronic stress and breast cancer.  For University of Windsor student Martin Crozier, who is pursuing a PhD in biology, the Gail Rosenblum Scholarship for Breast Cancer Research has made it possible to spend more time in the […]